Dr. Louis Blaum III, MD

Dr. Louis Blaum III, MD

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Dr. Louis Blaum III, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Daytona Beach, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, general hand surgery, and more.Read his story

Halifax Health - Center for Hand Surgery

311 N Clyde Morris Blvd Ste 510

Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Prime Health Services
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 94% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers
Neuroplasty
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Blaum III'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.

Dr. Blaum III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blaum III "Dr. Blaum's education includes a BA from University of Notre Dame and a Doctor of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He was Chief Resident in General Surgery and Clinical Instructor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson, where he also completed his General Surgery Residency. He has also completed an Advanced Surgical Residency and Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the University of South Florida/Tampa General Hospital in Tampa. Dr. Blaum is an original member of Halifax Health - Center for Hand Surgery. He is an avid pilot who is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve and has recently earned his wings as a flight surgeon. In his spare time, Dr. Blaum assists a local veterinarian clinic with complex surgical procedures."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blaum III "The care philosophy of our physicians and Team Members, is to provide exceptional service, through every encounter, every day to everyone. The mission statement of Halifax Health is to be the community healthcare leader through exceptional talent and superior patient-centered services delivered in a financially sustainable manner."

3  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • General Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Blaum III does not have any board certifications listed.

77  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthrogryposis-Like Hand Anomaly - Sensorineural Deafness
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Joint Pain
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Contracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Macrodactyly of Hand
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Numbness
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Subungual Exostosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries

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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Sympathectomy
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Blaum III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Blaum III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blaum III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blaum III to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Blaum III'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Blaum is a extremely gifted and talented surgeon he is outstanding explaining the procedure and performing the procedure he did a complex operation on my left hand and it was virtually pain free and turned out exactly as planed .I trust my hands with him and will highly recommend him.
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I found Dr. Blaum to be extremely professional yet very personable. His friendliness and capability to explain the medical situation in layman's terms was an asset I found very reassuring. He seems to genuinely care about his patients. I will recommend him any time it would be necessary.
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Great doctor-- down to earth and informative. I would highly recommend this physician.
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Excellent surgeon. Highly recommend!!
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