Dr. Richard Blum, MD

Dr. Richard Blum, MD

Clinical Lipidology  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Richard Blum, MD is a clinical lipidologist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Temple University in 1974 and specializes in clinical lipidology and internal medicine.

545 N River St Ste 230

Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Contact Information

(570) 826-0526

Insurance Accepted

  • 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)
  • 6 More

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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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blum "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."

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

Malpractice Claims not available

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

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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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