Dr. Joel Blumin, MD

Dr. Joel Blumin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Joel Blumin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

9200 W Wisconsin Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 805-3666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Blumin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blumin "Dr. Joel H. Blumin is a Fellowship trained/ Board Certified Otolaryngologist/Head Neck Surgeon who has a clinical emphasis in treating patients with voice and throat problems. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and sees patients of all ages. Dr. Blumin graduated from the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa in 1993. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society in 1992. Following medical school/ he went back to his home of Los Angeles/ CA for a residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at UCLA. As a resident/ he received multiple awards for excellence in both teaching and research. After his residency he stayed at UCLA to become the first Fellow in Laryngology/ Voice Disorders/ and Bronchoesophagology under the mentorship of Dr. Gerald S. Berke. During this two year Fellowship/ he honed his diagnostic and surgical skills within the subspecialty of Laryngology. At the Medical College of Wisconsin/ Dr. Blumin focuses his practice on diseases of the larynx and treatment of vocal professionals in all walks of life. He has a special interest and has been nationally recognized for his care of patients with spasmodic dysphonia/ a neurologic disorder of the larynx. He also treats patients with airway stenosis/ head & neck cancer/ swallowing disorders/ parotid and thyroid tumors/ and tumors of the larynx. He also enjoys his role as an academic otolarygologist in teaching residents and medical students both the art and the science of medical practice. His research interests lie in neurolaryngology/ laryngeal biomechanics/ and spasmodic dysphonia. Dr. Blumin has a simple philosophy of patient care that was passed to him from his mentors: treat every patient as if they were your mother or father. He will carefully explain a patient's diagnosis and treatment options in terms they can understand."
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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blumin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blumin's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blumin to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Blumin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Having a rare condition (idiopathic subglottic stenosis) I went to several other ENTs before I found Dr. Blumin. Dr. Blumin is not only at the top in his field, continually conducting research and consulting with ENTs worldwide, but he has a fantastic bedside manner. He's always straightforward,...more
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