Dr. Philip Blum, MD

Dr. Philip Blum, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Philip Blum, MD is a neurology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

915 Gessner Rd Ste 750

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blum "Dr. Blum strongly endorses ethical principles of medicine and actively practices patient and family centered care. Tests, treatments, and the overall goals of care are carefully planned in partnership with the patient and family."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

98  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Maryland-College Park
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends
58 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

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Dr. Blum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I went for pain/tingling in my left arm. He insisted spinal surgery was only option after 5 min of poking/wiggling fingers. 2nd visit, performed a EMG (different than typical) that resulted in 4 weeks of extreme pain, It took a week to return 2 urgent calls for help, and then they callously refused...more
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Dr Blum sincerely does not care for your well being. His ego prohibits him from spending quality time with the patient to understand their needs and is overall rude and insincere in his bedside manner. To NOT trust him for your healthcare needs.
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Would strongly not recommend Dr Blum who lacks any respect for his patients or their family members. During our last visit for dementia of our parent, he had the audacity to refer to him as "crazy" multiple times in his presence. Then he stated he needs "antipsychotic medication as you are crazy."...more
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This doctor is dangerously arrogant and incompetent. I had a sudden onset of nerve issues and blinding, stroke-like head pain. Without any preamble he sat down and told me that I was overweight and was either diabetic or pre-diabetic and had neuropathy and my only course of action was to lose...more
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I have seen Dr. Blum for a pre-op evaluation and adore him. He is thorough, compassionate, and takes time to explain everything to his patient. I will be scheduling another appointment due to a questionable medical condition which falls under his specialty. I would highly recommend Dr. Blum to...more
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