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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Craig Blum, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Scoliosis & Sports Medicine is Excellent. Dr. Blum has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Craig Blum, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Blum graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Blum has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital 
  • Kaleida Health - DeGraff Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Craig Blum MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 36 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Craig Blum practice?
Dr. Craig Blum has 2 office locations.
Dr. Craig Blum practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Orchard Park, NY.
See Buffalo Orthopedic Surgeons and Buffalo Pediatric Surgeons.