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Critical Care Medicine | Male

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Dr. Alan Blum, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in Lynbrook, NY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Blum is affiliated with Saint John's Episcopal Hospital at South Shore and South Nassau Communities Hospital.

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based on 19 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Blum's Performance
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    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
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  • Office environment
    GOOD
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
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 sleep apnea and the medical device supplier was going to let me know. NOT ACCEPTABLE.
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.
in New York, NY |
Very Professional office. Courteous staff. Compassionate doctor. Excellent diagnostician.
in Ossining, NY |
I have seen Dr. Blum several times over the past 10 years -- for altitude expedition preparation, chronic bronchitis, and sleep apnea. His office is professional. He cares for his patients and listens carefully. He is a top rate physician.
Ozone Park, NY |
Dr Blum needs to come down a few notches, Guess that is why he's has appts available told him my concerns did an x ray, and handed me a script for a cat scan, which he should have himself told his girls to schedule ASAP, neglected to put STAT , I had to request that, considering his assumed dig. , which was so far fetched and scary. Well Scan showed what I suspected, but his attitude is minus zero. To the trainees that follow him, reevaluate, as per other reviews, he is so full of himself,
in Rockville centre, ny |
Started with flu went into brinchitis been coughing my head off violently for over a month. He puts me on 2 machines and says I have non-productive cough asthma. HA !! Then says to his trainees thank God I got that machine a year and a half ago or otherwise I'd be stumped. Oldest one in the group, ready for retirement, and he would have been stumped ? Phlegm galore, still choking. Take the inhaler and nose spray, I'm going elsewhere.
Howard Beach, NY |
i've called to speak to Dr. Blum - left messages over a week and he never got back to me.
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    •  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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    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease

    Conditions Treated

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Bronchitis
    • Acute Pharyngitis
    • 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)
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Low Blood Oxygen Level
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Insufficiency
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Tuberculosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
    • Wheezing

    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1977

    • Internship Hospital
      Mt Sinai Hospital Center

      Completed in 1979

    • Residency Hospital
      Mt Sinai Hospital Center

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mt Sinai Hospital Center

      Completed in 1983

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology

    Procedures Performed

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