College: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA
Residency: McLaren Health Care/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Boards: American Osteopathic Boards of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery- Board Eligible
Biography: Dr. Kevin Blume was born in Mattoon, Illinois where he grew up on his family farm. He later moved to Champaign, Illinois where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with minors in Business and Chemistry from the University of Illinois. After completing college, he attended Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. During medical school, he took great pride in being a leader of his class serving as Class Treasurer for all four years and President of a national medical student interest group.
Dr. Blume completed his five-year residency in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery through the McLaren Health System in affiliation with Wayne State University and Michigan State University. During his last two years of residency, he was honored to be named Chief Resident. He also held a clinical faculty position through Michigan State University for two years. Dr. Blume continues to enjoy lecturing to medical students, residents, and faculty.