Why Dr. Mitchell Blum?
Elite Double Board Certified Facial Plastic SurgeonFacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
30+ years of experience
1,500+ Eyelid Surgeries (Blepharoplasty)
1,000+ Brow Lifts
Mitchell E. Blum M.D., F.A.C.S. is an elite California ENT and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is one of the most experienced northern California plastic surgeons, double Board certified in both Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery – and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Blum treats all ear, nose, and throat diseases and has an intimate understanding of both the functional and aesthetic basis of cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Mitchell Blum received his Undergraduate Degree from Franklin and Marshall College, in Pennsylvania. He went on to receive his medical degree from Hahnemann University and surgical residency at Allentown Hospital, both in Pennsylvania. Dr. Blum then moved to Washington Hospital Center, in Washington D.C., to complete his additional residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
As an officer of the United States Air Force, Dr. Mitchell Blum was appointed as Chief of Otolaryngology at the U.S. Air Force Hospital, Mather Air Force Base, in California. In addition, Dr. Blum served as an Associate Clinical Professor at U.C. Davis Medical Center.
The San Francisco East Bay is Dr. Mitchell Blum’s home. At Blum Facial Surgery we stress the importance of giving back to our local community. Dr. Blum very active in community healthcare improvement (the San Juan School District Health Advisory Board) the Rotary Club, and his local Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Blum is also an advocate for domestic violence prevention. Blum Facial Surgery donates their time and services to FACE TO FACE: The National Domestic Violence Project. Working with this organization, Dr. Blum is able to help women and children severely affected by domestic violence. Taking time to help reconstruct young children’s faces completely alters both the quality and trajectory of their lives.
San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mitchell Blum is happily living in the East Bay with his wife, Gonul. He has five grown children and is a grandfather of three. As a former National Ski Patroller, Dr. Blum is still an avid skier. He loves to sail, play tennis, and is very passionate about the Sunday New York Times Crossword Puzzle.
Medical Education & Surgical Training:
OTOLARYNGOLOGY RESIDENCY – HEAD & NECK SURGERY — Washington Hospital Center. Washington D.C.
SURGICAL RESIDENCY— Allentown Hospital. Allentown, Pennsylvania
DOCTOR of MEDICINE— Hahnemann University. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
BACHELOR OF ARTS— Franklin and Marshall College. Pennsylvania
Board Certifications & Fellowship Training:
Board Certified – American Board of Otolaryngology
Board Certified – American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow – American College of Surgeons
Fellow – American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Member – California Medical Association
Member – American Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Member – American Society of Cosmetic Surgery
Past President & Member – Sacramento Ear, Nose, and Throat Society
Past President – Rotary Club of Sacramento Breakfast
Member – Alameda / Contra Costa Medical Society
Additional Professional Activities:
CHIEF OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY – United States Air Force Hospital. California
CHIEF OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY – Department of Otolaryngology. Mercy San Juan Hospital, Carmichael, California
Member – Mercy San Juan Hospital Trauma Team
Member – Physician’s Council Lifestyle Lift