About Dr. Bluhm

Dr. Bluhm
About Dr. Bluhm

Joey M. Bluhm, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. At Southwest Surgical Associates, Dr. Bluhm specializes in laparoscopic surgery and cares for patients suffering from a wide range of conditions, including appendicitis, gallbladder disease, and colon cancer. He practices out of the Cypress and Katy, Texas, offices.  

Dr. Bluhm is a proud Houstonian, having grown up on the northwest side of town. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Biochemistry, Dr. Bluhm returned to Houston for medical school at the UT-Houston. Dr. Bluhm then moved on to San Antonio, where he completed his general surgery training. 

He now returns to Houston and looks forward to each opportunity to serve his fellow Houstonians with a compassionate and patient-first mentality. His interests include minimally invasive surgery and acute care surgery. 

Outside of work, Dr. Bluhm’s hobbies include running, movies, college football, and spending time with his family.


  • General and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry
Areas of Expertise
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Colon Disease/Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
  • GI Tract Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery