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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Baum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Baum's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

1  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

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

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baum to family and friends
12 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Baum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

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....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...more
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One of the worse doctors I have been to. As someone with an autoimmune disease I have been to a few doctors but none of them have failed me as much as Dr. Baum.
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