James M. Blum, MD

Medical Director

Emory ECMO Center

Office: Emory University Hospital

Phone: 404-778-0695

Fax: 404-778-0652

Email: jmblum@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory ECMO Center

Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30322


Dr. Blum is an anesthesiologist/intensivist with extensive interest and experience with extracorporeal support.  After graduating from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, he pursued residency training in anesthesiology at the University of Michigan.  He subsequently completed his fellowship in critical care medicine and joined the faculty at Michigan.  During his time at Michigan, he underwent additonal ECMO training, joined the ECMO cannulation team, and managed hundereds of patients suffering from severe ARDS or requiring extracorporeal support. He was recrutied to Emory in 2014 to start the Emory ECMO Center and develop a leading adult ECMO program.