Dr. Steven Blum, MD

Dr. Steven Blum, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Steven Blum, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1972 and specializes in pain medicine, family medicine, and more.

9600 Gross Point Rd

Skokie, IL 60076

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 80% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 77% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Family Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

42  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Community Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Sutter Med Center Of Santa Rosa
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 1

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 (3)

Dr. Blum has the empathy of a snake. He offered no hope to our 88-year-old mother suffering from chronic pain. He offered no ideas for possible goals or ideas for resolution of her pain issues. Dr. Blum’s demeanor was dismissive, and suggestive that our mother’s issues were her own fault. It is...more
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I saw Dr. Blum a number of years for intractable spinal pain. He acted as if I was wasting his nor did he seem the least bit interested in helping me. The staff were rude and uncooperative.
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As a healthcare provider, I understand the importance of good bedside manner and professionalism. This gentleman lacks both. Maybe he had a bad day, but to make a patient feel that he is so disinterested in helping her, ridiculing her, and not answering any of her concerns, that is very...more
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