Dr. Walter B Blum, MD



General Surgery     -  South Carolina,  Dillon

 Overview

Dr. Walter B Blum, MD works in Dillon, South Carolina is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated Nyu Bellevue Med Center in 1969. Dr. Blum is affiliated with McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Medical Center - Darlington and practicing for 51 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • General Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Arthritic Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Charcot Reconstruction
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kidney Damage - Ethylene Glycol
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
  • Memory Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Skin Infections
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Throat Swab
  • Vertebral Artery Occlusion

 Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 51

 State License

  • South Carolina

 Background Check

Malpractice

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 Education & Training

Internship Hospital


Nyu Bellevue Med Center

New York, NY, USA

Year completed: 1969

Medical School


New York University School Of Medicine

New York, NY, United States

Graduated: 1968

Residency Hospitals


Nyu Bellevue Hospital Center


Year completed: 1973

 Awards

1   AMA
2   ACS

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Surgery Center Of Dillon

409 East Madison Street
South Carolina (SC)
Dillon,
29536

  (843) 774-0800
Office Volume:    15 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • No
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 Map & Directions



Surgery Center Of Dillon, 409 East Madison Street, Dillon, South Carolina (SC), 29536




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Options PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • MedCost PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


McLeod Regional Medical Center photo


McLeod Regional Medical Center

555 East Cheves Street South Carolina SC, Florence, 29506

McLeod Regional Medical Center is a hospital located in Florence, SC. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 14 procedures.



McLeod Medical Center - Darlington photo


McLeod Medical Center - Darlington

701 Cashua Ferry Road South Carolina SC, Darlington, 29532

McLeod Medical Center - Darlington is a hospital located in Darlington, SC.




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