Founder and Director of Blum Center for Health and author of The Immune System Recovery Plan
A pioneer in functional medicine, Dr. Susan Blum, has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for nearly two decades. Her passion and dedication for identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illness through the groundbreaking whole-body approach known as functional medicine is helping to transform our health care system.
As the Founder and Director of Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York, Dr. Blum’s crusade for personalized medicine is paramount for treatment and prevention. A preventive medicine and chronic disease specialist, Dr. Blum is a member of the Medical Advisory Boards for Martha Stewart’s Whole Living.
Through Dr. Blum’s medical practice, education efforts, writing, research and advocacy, she empowers her patients to stop covering up symptoms in order to actually treat the underlying causes of illness, thereby combating – and often curing – the chronic-disease epidemic.
Dr. Blum completed her Internal Medicine training at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, her residency in Preventive Medicine at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and is board certified in Preventive Medicine. She received her Masters in Public Health at Columbia University, and her training in Functional Medicine from The Institute for Functional Medicine in Gig Harbor, Washington.
In addition to her role as Founder of Blum Center for Health, Dr. Blum is on staff at Greenwich Hospital as an Integrative Medicine Specialist. She is also a member of the Senior Teaching Faculty at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC, and teaches throughout the world in their training programs.