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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Blum is Excellent. Dr. Blum has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Blum, MD is board certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Blum graduated from Tufts University, Boston. He has 2 awards.

Outstanding Teacher Award- Best Teacher MIII Psychiatric Clerkship, 2003-2004 School of medicine, VCU/MCV
Whitby Award for Clinical teaching Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College


Dr. Blum has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • VCU Health System 
  • Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel Alan Blum MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.
Where does Dr. Joel A. Blum practice?
Dr. Joel Blum has 1 office location.
Dr. Joel Blum practices Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine near Richmond, VA.
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