Dr. Ralph Blume, MD

Dr. Ralph Blume, MD

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Age 80
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Dr. Ralph Blume, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1964 and specializes in rheumatology.

622 W 168th St

New York, NY 10032

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  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Blume's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blume treats Gout more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Blume treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blume treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Blume treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blume treats Arthritis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Blume treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Blume's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Kawasaki Disease
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Myositis Ossificans
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ralph Blume, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1964 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1970
    Columbia P&S
    Fellowship Hospital
    1970
  • 1965
    New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1965
  • 1964
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1964

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I have been seeing Dr. Ralph Blume for more than 20 years. He treats me for Lupus and along with my nephrologist, monitors my kidney health as I had a transplant back in May of 2000. He is absolutely the best doctor I have ever been treated by. He is extremely thorough and caring. If there is a...Read More
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Dr. Blume is very experienced, highly intelligent, cautious, thoughtful, and an excellent listener.
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