Dr. Steven Blum, MD

Dr. Steven Blum, MD

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Age 72
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Dr. Steven Blum, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 47 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Fibromyalgia more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Blum's conditions and procedures:

Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Cancer Pain
Celiac Plexus Block
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Steroid Injection
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Blum, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1972 and specializes in pain medicine, family medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Family Practice
  • Pain Medicine

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blum

2.9

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
41.666666666666664%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
41.666666666666664%
(5)

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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...Read 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...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO