Dr. Matthew Blum, MD

Dr. Matthew Blum, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Matthew Blum, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

525 N Foote Ave # 302

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Blum performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Esophageal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Esophageal Diseases more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Blum performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Blum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Matthew Blum, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

McGaw Med Center At Northwestern University
Fellowship Hospital
Vanderbilt University
Residency Hospital
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blum

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

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I had a diaphragm plication done by Dr. Blum. He was great, very professional and great staff. Recommend!!!
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Matthew Blum is a great surgeon. He is very well trained, and truly cares about his patients. I would highly recommend.
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I suffered an abscessed tooth that caused infection to invade my body last month.The competency of Dr. Blum and Tabitha Haynes, NP-C was awe inspiring, and I couldn't have been luckier that you were the physician available when I came into the hospital that day.
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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare