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Dr. Richard Blum, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Blum
550 Washington St Ste 641 San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Richard Blum, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.


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(619) 296-3888

Dr. Blum accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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

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Heart Disease
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Dr. Blum treats Heart Disease more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Dr. Blum performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Blum performs this procedure more than 64% of his peers

Chest Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Chest Pain more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Blum's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Blum, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1984
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Boston U-City Hosp
Residency Hospital
1981
Boston Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1978
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1984
1983
1981
1979
1978

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