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Dr. Lawrence Blum, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Blum

Metropolitan Ear Nose Throat Cr

1421 3rd Ave Apt 4 New York, NY 10028

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Dr. Lawrence Blum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.


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(718) 805-9500

Dr. Blum accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
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Cigna PPO
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Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (10/1/2015)View details
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Dr. Blum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Eye Infections
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Eye Infections more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Eyelid Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Eyelid Disorders more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Blum's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Blum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1990
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990

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