Susan Blum, MD, MPH an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for nearly two decades. A Preventive Medicine and Chronic Disease Specialist, Dr. Blum is the Founder and Director of Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York, where she leads a multi-specialty team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nutritionists and health coaches, all providing cutting edge Functional and Integrative Medicine services.
In her first best-selling book, The Immune System Recovery Plan (Scribner; 2013), Dr. Blum offers her four-step program, which she has used to help thousands of patients recover from autoimmune and immune-related conditions without medication. Dr. Blum’s second book, Healing Arthritis (Scribner; 2017) offers a ground-breaking approach to helping arthritis sufferers reverse and even heal this condition.
Dr. Blum is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine, Certified in Functional Medicine, and in Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for The Dr. Oz Show, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and is Senior Teaching Faculty with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C. and teaches throughout the world in their training programs. She is also on the Board of Directors for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s True Health Initiative.
Dr. Blum approaches medicine—and her life—from a whole-body perspective, incorporating all facets of wellness into every aspect. She begins each day with a 20-minute meditation, a green smoothie made from the contents of her garden and a walk on her country road with her dog, Trixie. She lives in Armonk, NY with her husband and has three grown sons.
View Dr. Blum’s “Women and Autoimmunity: Understanding the Connection and Targeting Treatment” webinar, the first webinar in the Food as Medicine for Women’s Health Webinar Series here.