Treatment & Services
- Functional Medicine
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, TX USA
Internship - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, TX USA
Medical School - MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Northeastern University
Boston, MA USA
- Currently undergoing Institute for Functional Medicine Certification
- Family Medicine
Awards & Honors
Graduated with Cum Laude distinction from Northeastern University
Minority Faculty Development Award-University Hospitals 2008-2010
Research & Publications
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70 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.2|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.4|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2017
Reviewed on Mar 21, 2017
between the MD, health coach, and nutritionist, I was well cared for, informed, educated, and included in decisions.
Reviewed on Mar 1, 2017
Questions were not welcome and also she did not tell me how we are going to address each of my concernswhat is the plan of action or if the functional approach was going to help me. In fact at one point she said that quote " In the bigger scheme of things my concerns are not big" !
Reviewed on Jan 19, 2017
Couldn't have been happier overall with the experience and in particular the interaction with the doctor.
Reviewed on May 11, 2016
Dr Blake-Gumbs has helped me immeasurably in dealing with and managing several difficult medical issues. She has always helped me.
Reviewed on Apr 28, 2016
Dr. Blake-Gumbs is extremely thorough. She listens to my concerns and makes recommendations for treatment. Every experience with her is excellent. I feel safe in her care. I can trust her advice because I know that she has my best interest at heart. I feel valued by her.
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