Dr. Susan Blum, MD, MPH

Bio

A pioneer in Functional Medicine, Dr. Susan Blum has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for decades. Her passion and dedication for identifying and addressing the root causes of illness through the groundbreaking whole body approach known as Functional Medicine, is helping to transform our healthcare system.

Dr. Blum completed her Internal Medicine training at St-Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine. She received her masters in Public Health at Columbia University, her Certification in Functional Medicine from the Institute for Functional Medicine and is Senior Teaching Faculty with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. She founded Blum Center for Health, a revolutionary Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle Education Center in 2011 and is author of "The Immune System Recovery Plan" (2013).

Specialties:

  • Preventive Medicine

Affiliation:

  • Founder of The Blum Center for Health

Location:

  • Rye Brook, NY

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Guns are owned by nearly one in three Americans. And many of those people are part of a "social gun culture" that includes hunters and gun club members, a new survey finds.

    "We were not surprised by the degree of gun own...Full Article

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    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adding decals to the license plates of drivers with learner permits doesn't reduce their rate of crashes, a new study finds.

    The experimental safety strategy was implemented in New Jersey in 2010 as part of its graduated driver-licensing policy fo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds.

    Researchers from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine monit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of smokers in the United States dwindles, those who still light up are becoming less attached to the habit and more likely to try quitting, a new study has found.

    These findings run counter to the theory of "hardening," which has h...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of Hispanic people in the United States with high cholesterol levels aren't aware they have the health problem and more than two-thirds who are aware aren't being treated, a new study indicates.

    Reviewing data from more than 16,0...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to noise pollution from traffic may reduce life expectancy, a new study contends.

    Living near busy roads may also increase the risk of stroke, particularly among older people, the researchers said.

    "Road traffic noise h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer American children are smoking cigarettes, the use of controversial e-cigarettes has more than doubled in just three years, a federal survey reports.

    It's something of a good news/bad news situation, Catherine Corey, an epidemiologi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a firm grasp on the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but they appear less clear about how using marijuana or electronic cigarettes might harm their health, new research suggests.

    "The most striking finding from this study was how lit...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long periods of squatting in tight jeans can cause muscle and nerve damage, a new case study suggests.

    The research involved a 35-year-old woman who arrived at a hospital complaining of severe weakness in both her ankles. The day before, she had h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds.

    Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function tests still have a respiratory impairment, researchers report.

    But, using advanced imaging techniques al...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds.

    Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function tests still have a respiratory impairment, researchers report.

    But, using advanced imaging techniques al...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In nearly 40 percent of U.S. homes with parents who smoke, those parents don't have smoke-free rules in place for their kids, a new study finds.

    Having a smoke-free home -- where all smoking is done outside -- shields children from exposure to ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new class of powerful cholesterol drugs is poised to hit the market, and doctors are both hopeful about their potential, and worried that insurers won't pay for them.

    The drugs, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, can drastically cut LDL cholesterol --...Full Article