Dr. Richard Blum, MD

Clinical Lipidology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
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Dr. Richard Blum, MD
Dr. Richard Blum, MD is a clinical lipidology doctor who practices in Wilkes Barre, PA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Blum is affiliated with Wilkes - Barre General Hospital.

545 N River St Ste 230

Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Contact Information

(570) 826-0526

Dr. Richard Blum, MD

Dr. Richard Blum, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Learn about Dr. Blum

Care Philosophy

I continue to provide primary care for adults. As the area's only lipidologist, certified by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology, I can provide advanced lipid testing, risk assessment and treatment , helping to reduce cardiovascular risk and prevent cardiovascular events.
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Dr. Blum's Experience

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Dr. Blum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
2

Conditions Treated

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
1

Procedures

  • Cholesterol Management

Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Blum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blum accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Blum has admitting privileges

Wilkes - Barre General Hospital
575 North River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18764
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