Dr. Eric Baum, MD

Dr. Eric Baum, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Eric Baum, MD is a dermatologist in Gadsden, AL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Stony Brook U, School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in dermatology.

101 Cherry St

Gadsden, AL 35901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

46  Conditions Treated


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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Stony Brook U, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Ala Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baum to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Baum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

There was a barely visible area on the bridge of my nose. After the first attempt to freeze the area off, the spot was still missed so he froze just above it deeply. now my face is scarred with 2 sunken places on my nose.
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This Dr knows his stuff! I am a nurse and have seen many physicians that dance around issues or blow you off. Dr Baum is very straight forward and gets the job done. I really appreciate and respect a doctor like this! While I preferred his practice when he was on his own because it was much...more
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They lost my daughters labs THREE TIMES!!! They never return their patients phone calls. And they FORGOT to register her on ipledge. So for the third time we are going to get labs done with a "promise" that they'll remember to get her taken care of the day the labs come through. I've never been so...more
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Wonderful man. Great with kids and babies. Just a very kind hearted doctor. Wait time is non existent. He's thorough and quick, without rushing you.
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