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About Dr. Richard H Blum

Dr. Richard H Blum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Blum is affiliated with New England Baptist Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Boston Childrens Hospital

300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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Specialties

Dr. Richard H Blum has the following 3 specialties

  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard H Blum has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia

Dr. Richard H Blum has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Richard H Blum is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard H Blum accepts the following insurance providers.

  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

Locations & Directions

Boston Childrens Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA
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