Dr. Steven Blum, MD

Dr. Steven Blum, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Blum, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Skokie, IL. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

9600 Gross Point Rd

Skokie, IL 60076

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Blum does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Blum and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends
3.3
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Blum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Schaumburg, IL |
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 disrespectful. He spent very little time with initial office visit. If he is burned out, time to hang up the lab coat.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blum accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.