Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 44

Dr. Bluhm
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Houston Surgery

23920 Katy Fwy Katy, TX 77494

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Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Katy, TX and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston medical school in 2004. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Houston Methodist West Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bluhm to book an appointment.

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  • Explained conditions well (14)
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Excellent surgeon..very nice bedside manner and very informative both before and after surgery. Would highly recommend him!
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Sue Proffitt – Apr 07, 2020
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I have now had two surgeries by Dr. Bluhm. He is an excellent surgeon and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.
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F Mecklenburg – Sep 10, 2019
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Awesome surgeon! Professional and made me feel less stressed!
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Tikila Adolph in Katy, TX – Feb 21, 2019
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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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LindaK in Covington, LA – Mar 27, 2017
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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....Read more

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
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bluhm frequently treats Umbilical Hernia, Incisional Hernia, and Gallstones. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bluhm treats.

Where is Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD's office located?

Dr. Bluhm's office is located at 23920 Katy Fwy, Katy, TX 77494. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Joey Bluhm, MD speak?

Dr. Bluhm speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluhm treats Umbilical Hernia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Incisional Hernia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluhm treats Incisional Hernia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Gallstones
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluhm treats Gallstones more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bluhm's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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 Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • 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)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • 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
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Bluhm accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
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HealthPlus Amerigroup
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
Husky Health
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inHealth
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INTotal Health
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Medica
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Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
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Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare
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