Yossef C. Blum, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement
- Medical Education
- University of Pennsylvania
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Hospital for Special Surgery
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Assistant Clinical Director, Center for Joint Replacement Surgery
- 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, custom knee replacement
- Research Focus
Adult hip and knee reconstruction, nonsurgical treatment of knee and hip arthritis and other conditions affecting these joints
Multimodal pain management after total hip and knee arthroplasty at the Ranawat Orthopaedic Center
The squeaking hip: a phenomenon of ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty.
Correcting fixed varus deformity with flexion contracture during total knee arthroplasty: the "inside-out" technique: AAOS exhibit selection.
Infection rate following total joint arthroplasty in the HIV population.
The use of dermabond® as an adjunct to wound closure after total knee arthroplasty: examining immediate post-operative wound drainage.
The effect of medial meniscectomy on anterior-posterior motion of the knee.
- Hebrew, Spanish
Yossef Blum, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a focus in primary and revision hip and knee replacement, as well the nonsurgical management of hip and knee arthritis. He specializes in less-invasive techniques, blood conserving options, advanced pain management, custom joint replacement, and partial knee replacement. Dr. Blum currently serves as Assistant Clinical Director of the Joint Replacement Center.
Dr. Blum received his B.A. at Yeshiva University, where he was class valedictorian. Dr. Blum received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Montefiore and a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery with a focus on knee and hip replacement.
In addition to presenting his findings at national meetings, Dr. Blum has authored several papers and chapters on his specialty. He is a fellow member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), a fellow member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and a member of the Eastern Orthopedic Association (EOA). He speaks Spanish and Hebrew fluently.