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Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Bluhm

Houston Surgery

23920 Katy Fwy Ste 410 Katy, TX 77494

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Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD is a general surgery specialist in Katy, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2004 and specializes in general surgery.


Dr. Bluhm's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bluhm

4.6

Based on 14 reviews

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Awesome surgeon! Professional and made me feel less stressed!
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Dr. Bluhm came highly recommended and I can see why. A highly skilled surgeon with a great, positive bedside manner. I felt totally at ease with him, my surgeries all went well and follow up care was excellent. I now live out of state, but would go back to Texas for general surgery with Dr. Bluhm.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Bluhm is a proud Houstonian having grown up on the northwest side of town. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a BS in Biochemisty, Dr. Bluhm returned to Houston for medical school at the UT-Houston. Dr. Bluhm then moved on to San Ant...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2010
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Residency Hospital
2005
University of Texas Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
2004
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Medical School
1999
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
2010
2005
2004
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(713) 772-1200

Dr. Bluhm accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bluhm's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluhm performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluhm performs Hernia Repair more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluhm performs Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair