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About Dr. Craig E Blum

Dr. Craig E Blum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Orchard Park, NY. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Blum is affiliated with Sisters Of Charity Hospital. Dr. Blum has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Craig E Blum is Excellent. Dr. Craig E Blum has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Craig E Blum is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Southtowns Orthopedic Group

3673 Southwestern Blvd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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Dr. Craig E Blum has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Fracture
  • Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Knee Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Hip Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc

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He is an amazing, caring, physician who truly listens to the patient. He doesn't rush to operate, but tries a more conservative approach first. Wouldn't take my kids anywhere else...they love him!

Full Review Rating Breakdown
Two Stars

Dr. Blum came in the room didn't even introduce himself to me nor my child. He spent all of 15 seconds with us and sent us on his way. On the upside his receptionist was very pleasant and helpful. I will not be taking my child back to this doctor

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One to Remember

Dr. Blum has been my doctor since I was 6 years old. I'm now 19. I have scoliosis, which eventually had to be corrected with Spinal Fusion Surgery. Dr. Blum treated me as if I was his own daughter and gave me advice about scoliosis out of concern. He no longer does surgeries, but because he knew my back better than anyone else, I requested he assisted Dr. Ferrick in my surgery. He agreed to work in the opporating room. To this day Dr. Blum is the best thing that has happened to me! He's a doctor that I will personally never forget.

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10.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2014, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Blum is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

    Graduated in 1975

  • A I Dupont Hospital For Children


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Craig E Blum accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
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Locations & Directions

Southtowns Orthopedic Group, 3673 Southwestern Blvd, Orchard Park, NY


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