Dr. Richard Blum is a pediatrician practicing in Richmond, KY. Dr. Blum is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Blum diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Blum can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Univ of Louisville Sch of Med, Louisville Ky 1976
University of Louisville School of Medicine 1976
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Urinary Incontinence
- Ear Infection
- Stomach Flu
- Strep Throat
- Univ Of Mi Hosps, Pediatrics
- University of Michigan Program
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- What If I Refuse to Vaccinate My Baby?
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- What to Expect at Your Child's First Pediatrician Visit
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- Nursemaid's Elbow Treatments
What is a nursemaid's elbow?A nursemaid's elbow is a common elbow injury among toddlers and preschoolers. This painful injury happens when a ligament slips out of its normal place in the joint. Sometimes, it resolves on its own. However, most of the time, healthcare providers help return the...
- What Is the Babinski Reflex?
Reflexes Seen in NewbornsMuch of a baby's activity during the first few weeks of life is reflexive. When you put your finger in your baby's mouth, your baby would automatically suck on it by reflex. Your baby would not think of what to do but rather respond according to reflexes. When exposed to a...
- What Is Jaundice: Get the Facts
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- What Is Tay-Sachs Disease?
IntroductionTay-Sachs disease is a genetic disorder that affects the brain's nerve cells. Individuals who have this disorder lacks a type of protein that is needed to break down fatty substances in the brain. Without this protein, fatty substances accumulate in the brain to toxic levels, which...
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