Dr. Alan Blum, MD

Dr. Alan Blum, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alan Blum, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in Lynbrook, NY. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

444 Merrick Rd Ste LL1

Lynbrook, NY 11563

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Dr. Blum's Experience

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Dr. Blum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Mt Sinai Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Mt Sinai Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mt Sinai Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends
2.5
based on 22 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Blum's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Hewlett |
Dr. Blum was very professional in every way. He helped me with my sleep apnea and I am very grateful for him and his staff.
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Island Park |
Dr. Blum is dismissive, uncaring, and incompetent. My mother was brought to the emergency room twice in a period of two months. She was released the same day. The third time she was there a month later and admitted to ccu with a ventilator and subsequently died. He was defensive but unapologetic....more
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Lynbrook, NY |
Dr. seems competent, but getting result of in-home sleep study seems impossible. No one EVER called to tell me anything about results and when I called the office I was told I will get a call from the "vendor." Do they mean the ice cream vendor, the vending machine? I guess they mean I have...more
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Woodmere, NY |
Dr Blum was very quick with my hospital visits and wasn't helpful in explaining anything to me. He has terrible bedside manner.
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in New York, NY |
Very Professional office. Courteous staff. Compassionate doctor. Excellent diagnostician.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blum accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Blum has admitting privileges

South Nassau Communities Hospital
One Healthy Way
Oceanside, NY 11572
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