Dr. Alan Blum, MD

Dr. Alan Blum, MD

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Critical Care Medicine | Male | 67 years old

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Dr. Blum specializes in Critical Care Medicine and practices in Lynbrook, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Blum's Reviews

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based on 18 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Blum's Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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.
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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    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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    • 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 Incompetence
    • 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
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