Dr. Howard Baum, MD

Dr. Howard Baum, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Howard Baum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

1215 21st Ave South MCE - South Tower, Suite 8210

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 343-8332

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Baum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

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Dr. Baum treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Baum treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diabetes Type 2
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very high

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Dr. Baum treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Baum treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diabetes Type 1
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baum treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Baum treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Baum's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Conn's Syndrome
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Retina Diseases
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Baum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1993
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1987
    Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baum

3.1

Based on 13 reviews

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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
38.46153846153846%
(5)

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I’ve known him for just a short time, and he seems to be very knowledgeable, and has excellent bedside manners.
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Dr. Baum is very smart and up to date on all the latest research. He is patient with my questions and answers with relevant data and facts. I deeply trust him. He has helped regulate my thyroid levels for three years now.
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Dr Baum biopsied my thyroid, stated I had papillary cancer with follicular variant and my thyroid was removed. Thyroid antibodies were not evaluated. I have autoimmune disease - both rheumatoid and hashimotos with gut dysbiosis. All have improved 90percent with a change in my nutritional intake
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Dr. Baum is not a physician, he is a businessman. Cut me off when I spoke, knowing little about my case. Claimed "If your TSH is under 10, you cannot have thyroid issues". Later admitting the top of the normal range was recently lowered, due to hypothyroidism cases below the old standard 4.5 TSH....Read More
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I started with Dr. Baum as a new patient when I was in a crisis with Type II Diabetes. Through his skill, patience and expertise, he managed to reduce my A1C down 8 points in a short time. He is never in a hurry and always willing to listen to my crazy questions and ideas. His warmth and...Read More
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