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Bones, Muscles & Joints (Orthopaedics)

Meet the Orthopaedics Physicians

Yossef C. Blum, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive/Joint Replacement Surgery (Orthopaedics), Surgical Specialties
Medical Education
University of Pennsylvania
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship
Hospital for Special Surgery
Board Certified
Orthopaedic Surgery
Administrative Title
Assistant Clinical Director for the Joint Replacement Center, Montefiore Medical Center
Clinical Focus
Nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis, Adult Reconstruction; Hip and Knee Replacement, Minimally invasive joint replacements, Revision hip and knee replacements, Unicompartmental Knee replacement, Blood-conserving surgical options, Hip Resurfacing, Dysplasia, Periprosthetic fractures, and infections, Custom knee replacement
Research Focus
Dr. Blum specializes in adult hip and knee reconstruction. He treats arthritis and other conditions affecting these joints. As he understands that each patient is different, he individualizes the treatment plan for each patient.
Languages
Hebrew, Spanish
Biography

Dr. Blum is a licensed physician in the state of New York and is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon. He obtained his bachelor of arts degree from Yeshiva University where he was valedictorian of his graduating class. He subsequently obtained his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Blum completed residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Montefiore. In order to gain additional subspecialty training in the field of adult hip and knee reconstruction, Dr. Blum completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery. During his training, he was mentored by some of the pioneers of knee and hip replacement.

Dr. Blum provides a full range of nonoperative and operative treatment for knee and hip arthritis, and has presented at national meetings, and authored several papers and chapters on the subject. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr Blum is also fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.