Dr. Henry Blum, MD

Dr. Henry Blum, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Henry Blum, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bellaire, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5420 West Loop S Ste 2400

Bellaire, TX 77401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 88% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Blum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blum "Henry J. Blum, Founding Partner and past President of Greater Houston Orthopaedic Specialists, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas before earning his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Following completion of his orthopedic surgical residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Dr. Blum elected to pursue a Fellowship in arthritis and joint replacement at the University of Texas Medical School in Dallas, which involved an additional year of subspecialty training. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Blum is active with numerous professional medical organizations including the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society, and the Houston Orthopedic Society.As a published author and respected speaker in the field of orthopedic surgery, Dr. Blum has been in the past, active as Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at both University of Texas Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine. In addition, he is Chairman of the Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital Governing Board and served as the Orthopedic Section Chair of Memorial Southwest Hospital from 1993-1996."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Texas at Houston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Tex
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Baylor College Med Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tex Sw Presby Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Blum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very glad I found Dr. Blum. I have been in a world of pain with both knees that are bone on bone for years and knew from my previous orthopedic doctor I need a knee replacements. I scheduled a visits and got into Dr. Blum's office the same week. He did X-rays and discussed other options, but I...more
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Dr Blum and his amazing nurse, Tonia, have been absolutely wonderful taking care of my son's knee injury. Knowing that he had to go back to college, they were quick in getting preparations rolling to get him to surgery as soon as possible. Dr Blum made us feel comfortable and at ease during our...more
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Dr Blum replaced my left knee in 2004. Wonderful, caring, sensitive, and trustworthy. I returned to him in 2012 to have my right knee replaced. He again went out of his way to insure I was comfortable and taken care of. Dr Blum has a wonderful, calm, quiet demeanor and radiates that temperament on...more
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Dr. Blum and his staff were very uncaring and unprofessional. We waited for 2 hours before the Dr came in for one second, looked at his cell phone and said we had to edit some more. He checked my mom for Jess than 5 minutes and told her he couldn't help het, no compassion whatsoever. He told us to...more
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