Dr. David Baum, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Baum

The Association for Women's Health Care

30 N Michigan Ave Ste 300 Chicago, IL 60602

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(312) 726-3917

Dr. David Baum, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Baum has more experience with Breast Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Evanston Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baum to book an appointment.


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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Baum

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Baum treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Baum treats other conditions, please contact the office at (312) 726-3917.

Breast Care

Breast care includes screening and diagnostic procedures for breast cancer and other breast conditions to allow for prevention or early detection and provide effective treatment if necessary.Compare with other Breast Care specialists.

Dr. Baum typically treats 73% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Breast Pain
Mastodynia
Breast Diseases
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Dr. Baum's conditions and procedures:

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Baum accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Dr. Baum's Reviews

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5.0

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I love Dr Baum! I wouldn’t ever go anywhere else! I always feel welcomed, safe and confident with Dr Baum and his staff! Thank you all!
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Peggy Kinst – Nov 07, 2020
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Dr. Baum is exceptional and very caring. He’s considerate when it comes to your personal needs and overall health. I’ve found a TRUE GEM, that will always have me as his patient. Again, thank you Dr. Baum for putting your patients first at all times and looking out for their best interest. Ingrid L - Oct 30, 2020
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Oct 30, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Baum's since 1993 and will remain his patient as long as he will have me! He has cared for me through four pregnancies and healthy deliveries, taking the time at each and every visit to inquire about my total health. Best. Doctor. Ever!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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MN – Oct 23, 2020
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Very caring doctor. Takes the time to talk! Asks good questions! Over 25 years he has always been there over 3 successful pregnancies and other medical issues. I highly recommend Dr Baum.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jeanne Nowaczewski – Oct 23, 2020
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Excellent, caring and thorough, looks at the whole patient.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Oct 13, 2020
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Very caring and dependable. He doesn’t rush with his patients very calm and patience. I highly recommend Dr. Baum
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Sep 10, 2020
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Dr. Baum is exceptional. He’s incredibly personable (and funny), understanding, and easy to communicate with. I felt in safe hands with him and will continue to trust him with my well woman care going forward.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Alana W. – Aug 20, 2020
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Dr. Baum is the best!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Aug 17, 2020
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He was great and very personable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Melissa – Aug 07, 2020
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Dr. Baum is an exceptional professional. He is dedicated, thorough and a great listener. I felt in great hands during my pregnancy. Dr. Baum also delivered my baby girl. Grateful to have found him !!!
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Gerry Campos – Jul 09, 2020
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Very efficient with great bedside manor and feel very comfortable with all my prenatal Care. Third baby and he is the best!
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May 06, 2020
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Thank you dr Baum for coming into the office during this crazy pandemic. Your dedication to your patients and their families doesn’t go unnoticed. If you’re looking for an obgyn who is caring, trustworthy, knowledgeable, experienced, kind and respectful you will definitely find that in doctor Baum. -Leah
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Leah G – Mar 31, 2020
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Dr Baum spends time with his patients, asking questions and listening to responses. He explains everything very clearly and is very personable.
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Audrey – Mar 11, 2020
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I have been seeing Dr. Baum for 20+ years and think he is a fabulous doctor. He listens carefully, explains care recommendations and options, and is very personable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mar 03, 2020
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The entire visit embodied - personal attention. Dr Baum and his team were sensitive to my intense schedule and got everything set on one visit. The attention to my questions and health were best in class. Big thanks to all! I am in such good care and appreciate it.
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Laurel S – Feb 26, 2020
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Caring person
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Feb 22, 2020
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Dr Baum has been my OB/gynecologist for 27 years now, I couldn’t be happier with the care I have received here over the years, including two pregnancies. I highly recommend Dr.Baum.
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Daniela Mueller-Soppart – Feb 21, 2020
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Dr. Baum is terrific. I wouldn't go to anyone else. I have been seeing him for 25 years and have recommended him to many women. My visits are always easy and he is very helpful. My favorite doctor.
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Mara Cooney – Jan 23, 2020
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Professional and always makes time to address any of my concerns.
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Jan 19, 2020
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I’ve been a patient of Dr. Baum’s for many years. He’s efficient, knowledgeable and a great listener.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

David Baum, MD, is a member of the expert medical staff at The Association for Women's Health Care, serving women in Chicago and Northbrook, Illinois....Read more

Biography

David Baum, MD, is a member of the expert medical staff at The Association for Women's Health Care, serving women in Chicago and Northbrook, Illinois....Read more

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

Cook County Hospital
Residency Hospital
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School

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Locations

The Association for Women's Health Care

The Association for Women's Health Care30 N Michigan Ave Ste 300 Chicago, IL 60602
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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The Association for Women's Health Care30 N Michigan Ave Ste 300 Chicago, IL 60602
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Evanston Hospital

Evanston, IL

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
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