Philip Blum, M.D., P.A., graduated summa cum laude from Johns Hopkins University in 1982 and Baylor College of Medicine in 1986. He completed his neurology specialty training at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Blum spent six months of his neurology residency training specifically in the technique of electromyography and nerve conduction studies. Post-residency, he did additional fellowship training in neuroimaging of the central nervous system (MRI, MRA, CT).
During and after undergraduate and graduate studies, Dr. Blum has remained involved in immunology, neurology, and neuromuscular specialty research studies and his subspecialty interests remain focused on neurological diseases of immunologic origin including those of the central and peripheral nervous system. He performs expert electromyography and nerve conduction studies and imaging review to complement his clinical practice.
Patients are frequently referred to Dr. Blum for consultation and treatment of uncommon neurological disorders within his specialty interests of immunology and neuromuscular disease including multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, CIDP and other inflammatory nerve diseases, myositis, myasthenia gravis, and entrapment neuropathy such as carpal tunnel syndrome. He also treats general neurological illnesses including dementia, epilepsy, movement disorders, and headache.
Since completing his medical training, Dr. Blum has practiced exclusively in Houston with offices in Pasadena and Pearland. In 2013, Dr. Blum moved his offices to Memorial City in west Houston. A unique training and perspective in immunology has allowed Dr. Blum to develop infusion services within his offices and offer treatment of immune-related neurological disease in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere under his direct supervision.
Dr. Blum strongly endorses ethical principles of medicine and actively practices patient and family centered care. Tests, treatments, and the overall goals of care are carefully planned in partnership with the patient and family. Dr. Blum is also active in the local health community. He has served on and chaired hospital committees on quality improvement, ethics, and information technologies.
Eddie Patton, M.D., received his medical degree at Wayne State University, where he was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award and the Marjorie Edwards Award for Scholarship and Community Service. While in medical school he was co-founder and co-director of the Young Doctors of Detroit High School and Middle School Mentoring Program. He subsequently completed neurology residency training and a neuromuscular disease fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine.
He served two years on the board of the Texas Neurological Society, and is a past president of the Harris County Medical Society-Southwest Branch, a member of the Government Relations Committee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and chair of the Federal Advocacy Work Group to the Texas Medical Association. He is a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Forum sponsored by the AAN Class of 2016 and of the Texas Medical Association’s Leadership College. He has been named among Texas Monthly magazine’s SuperDoctors® and Houstonia magazine’s Top Doctors.
Dr. Patton’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he has presented on topics ranging from neuromuscular disease cases to new treatments and technologies for stroke to the effects of spirituality on end-of-life decision-making. His mission is to provide quality, compassionate care to his patients, based on trust and good communication about care and treatment.