Dr. Walter Blum, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 77

Dr. Blum

Surgery Center Of Dillon

409 E Madison St Dillon, SC 29536

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(843) 774-0800


Dr. Walter Blum, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dillon, SC and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in general surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Good communication . Patients said there was good doctor communication at the hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Blum accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

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Dr. Blum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Esophageal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Esophageal Diseases more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blum treats Hemorrhoids more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Blum treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Blum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Blum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blum

5.0

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he was very good concearned and listened his staff was excellent also they helped and were concered also and they are best in Dillon sc
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Blum, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dillon, SC and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1975
Nyu Bellevue Med Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Nyu Bellevue Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1969
Nyu Bellevue Med Center
Internship Hospital
1968
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1975
1973
1969
1968

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)