Ralph S Blume, MD

Rheumatology

Ralph S Blume, MD

Rheumatology

Specialties: Internal Medicine, RheumatologyMore specialties
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Ralph S Blume, MD


Dr. Blume has a consultative rheumatologic practice with a special interest in inflammatory rheumatic diseases, including Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus), Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vasculitis. Throughout his career, Dr. Blume has received numerous professional accolades, including being recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Castle/Connolly and New Yorkmagazine, among others. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Blume is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University where he has an integral role Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program. Dr. Blume is the Director of the Harkness Report, a long-standing Columbia tradition for junior and senior residents on outpatient rotations t...
Dr. Blume has a consultative rheumatologic practice with a special interest in inflammatory rheumatic diseases, including Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus), Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vasculitis. Throughout his career, Dr. Blume has received numerous professional accolades, including being recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Castle/Connolly and New Yorkmagazine, among others. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Blume is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University where he has an integral role Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program. Dr. Blume is the Director of the Harkness Report, a long-standing Columbia tradition for junior and senior residents on outpatient rotations to present cases to a two-attending panel. Dr. Blume's reputation and dedication as a senior educator in the Department has led this conference to be coined as "Blume Rounds".

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Expertise

  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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