Dr. Michael D. Blum, MD

Dr. Michael D. Blum, MD

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Urology | Male | 61 years old

NorthShore University HealthSystem
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Dr. Blum specializes in Urology and practices in Highland Park, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign Prostate Diseases
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Tumor
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Circumcision, Pediatric
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nephrostomy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urological Surgery
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Blum's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients