Dr. Jeffrey Gum, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Gum, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Jeffrey Gum, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

210 E Gray St Ste 900

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 584-7525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gum "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Medical Group currently includes more than 700 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 140 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services."

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gum does not have any board certifications listed.

67  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteotomy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Kansas Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Washington University, St Louis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gum has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gum's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gum to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Gum'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 (7)

Even a dog deserves better respect than what Dr. Gum and his NP choose to dish out, seems neither one ever heard of the Golden Rule.. Worse, hospital staff learn from and follow their miserable example. If you respect yourself, you will neither choose this doctor nor his hospital.
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My mother was in a 7 hour procedure with Dr. Gum. When surgery was completed he didn't have the decency to come out and tell the family how it went. Instead they sent my mother back to the neuro ICU and the receptionist said it went well. When we returned to the floor I had him paged and he...more
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Dr. Gum has been trying to get me some relief for my back pain and rt hip and leg pain. He has been very patient, thorough, and is trying everything. So appreciate all the efforts that he and his office has gone to for me.
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Dr Gum was communicative, explained not only my issues (with MRI to show causes) but what he wanted to do in surgery. He also showed me the appliances he intended to insert (titanium cage). He was caring and open.
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Dr.gum was wonderful from the first time we met him. He was very compassionate and listened intently to my husbands issues. Every time we went in the office staff was friendly and went out of their way to help us. He worked with my husband in several treatment plans to get him to the best he could...more
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