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Heidi T. Bloom, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist

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About Dr. Heidi T. Bloom, MD

Heidi T. Bloom, MD, is a board-certified, fellow-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and wrist surgery. Dr. Bloom provides care to patients in Medford and Grants Pass, Oregon, at Southern Oregon Orthopedics & Paragon Orthopedic Center.

In 1991, Dr. Bloom completed her Bachelor of Science in applied physiology, graduating summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed both her residency and internship at the Stanford School of Medicine. Her fellowship training in hand surgery was completed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.

"As a hand and upper extremity specialist, I am privileged to help individuals of all ages. Some operations such as carpal tunnel releases and fixing distal radius fractures are so immediately beneficial that I never fail to be amazed at how successful these procedures are for individuals. I am very proud of my staff in their ability to treat our patients with kindness and respect."

Dr. Bloom is a member of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand and a Diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. As a leader in her field, she has also co-authored several articles and book chapters for notable publications.

When not at work, Dr. Bloom enjoys riding her horse, walking her mini-Aussies, gardening, and bird watching.


Education and Training

Fellowship: Hand Surgery

August: 2001-2002

University Medical Center

Jackson, Mississippi

Orthopedic Surgeon

Residency: 1996-2001

Stanford School of Medicine University Medical Center
Stanford, California

Intership: 1995-2002

Stanford School of Medicine University Medical Center

Medical School: 1986-1991

  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 1995
  • B.S. Summa cum Laude, Applied Physiology
  • University of California, Los Angeles, 1991
  • Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, July, 2006
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications, Hand, 2011

Professional Affilations

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Cancer Society Clinical Stipend,
Surgical Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine.
College Honors, Liberal Arts Consortium UCLA
Department Honors, Applied Physiology UCLA
Phi Beta Kappa, Southern California Chapter

Private Practice

Southern Oregon Orthopedics
2780 E. Barnett Rd.
Medford, Oregon 97504

Publications: Articles

  • Mohler DG, Chen ww, Bloom. H: Angiosarcome of the hand associated with Chronic exposure to polyvinyl chloride pipes and cement a case report J Bone Joint Surgery (Am) 1998 Sep:80;(9): 1349-54.
  • Hui KC, Zhang F, Komorowsaka-Timek E, Bloom H, LineaweaverWC:Compart syndrome of the forearm as the initial symptom of systemic VibroVulnificus infection. J Hand Surgery (Am) 1999 Jul:24(4):715-7

Publications: Book Chapters

  • Mohler DG, Bloom H: Principles of Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery. BookChapter for Musculoskeletal Tumors, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Rosement, Illinois. Published 1996.
  • Kaufman DL, Bloom H, Bowen CVA: Wrist injuries. In: Handbook of PlasticSurgery. Steven E. Greer (ed) Thieme, New York (in press).
  • Casey H, Bloom, H Le T, and Bowen CVA: Thumb and finger reconstruction withMicrosurgical techniques. In: Handbook on Microsurgery. Konstantinos N. Malizos(ed) Landes bioscience, Georgetown, Texas (in Press).

Occupational Therapists

Southern Oregon Orthopedics & Paragon Orthopedic Center