Dr. Giovanni Baula, MD

Dr. Giovanni Baula, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Giovanni Baula, MD is an internal medicine specialist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in internal medicine.

3600 Central Ave

St Petersburg, FL 33711

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Baula's Experience

Dr. Baula's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baula "Professional experienced care with a personal touch"

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

271  Conditions Treated


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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (8/1/2003)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Giovanni Miclat Baula, MD, Lic# 64279

    Nature of Complaint:

    1. Dr. Baula entered into an Agreed Order with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
    2. The Agreed Order provided that he was subject to disciplinary action because he failed to practice medicine within acceptable professional standards.
    3. The Texas Board determined that he prescribed Zenocal, an unscheduled medication for obesity, to a patient based on the patient's history and consultation performed via an Internet communication only without completing a physical examination of the patient.

    Action Taken:

    It was ordered and agreed that Dr. Baula's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of New Jersey be voluntarily surrendered for a period of five years, without prejudice to his ability to apply for reinstatement after the five year period.

    State: New Jersey
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of The Philippines System / Institute of Health Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Baula has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Baula has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baula's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baula to family and friends
69 total reviews (30 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (69)

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Dr. Baula's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Baula Says:

Thank you for providing feedback that will be shared with others.  Hopefully myself and my associates were able to address all of your healthcare needs.  If for any reason you were unsatisfied please speak with our office manager, so she may address your concerns with us.  My team strives to offer professional experienced care with a personal touch for every patient and their family.



Patient Comments (30)

He's nice, real nice. Been with this doctor for 18 year and he is very understandable and lisetns well. He is very good at helping his patients and finding out whats wrong and curing them.
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I ‘ve known many physicians over the years in St. Petersburg, Fl but , but after the past ten years of his care, attention and counseling, I am healthier now than I have been in decades and at age 76, I wish we had connected years ago. Thank you, Dr.Baula. John Wilson, FOXTV, Tampa
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My 101 year old mother and I have been patients of Dr. Baula for abt. 10 years. He is the most caring and professional doctor, provides clear instruction, clear answers to my questions. He listens to my concerns and is not too quick to order drugs or change prescriptions when alternate actions can...more
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I have been a patient of Dr.Baula's for over 20 years and could not be more satisfied with his treatment and professionalism. He is one of the few doctors left with a great "bedside-manner". Dr. Baula takes time with his patients and does not rush through my appointment with him. He addresses...more
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Dr Baula is an EXCELLENT physician, and has managed my care for over 2 years, BUT the issue is actually getting in to see him. Early on, I never had to wait more than 15-20 minutes. I have had to reschedule my last 3 visits, due to extended wait times (up to 45 minutes). I realize I am not his only...more
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