Dr. James Baird, MD

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Dr. James Baird, MD

Dr. James Baird, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Baird is affiliated with Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital.

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Dr. Baird's Care Philosophy

I believe in safety first particularly in a procedure based practice. I also want patients to have a full understanding of their treatment.

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    Dr. Baird's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
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      EXCELLENT
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    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
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    Conscientious, good bed-side manner, patient with all questions. Answers questions well. Excellent surgeon! 3 surgeries with excellent outcomes each time.
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    Dr. Baird's Care Philosophy

    I believe in safety first particularly in a procedure based practice. I also want patients to have a full understanding of their treatment.

    Dr. Baird's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Baylor University

      Graduated in 2000

    • Internship Hospital
      Baylor Med Center

      Completed in 2001

    • Residency Hospital
      Baylor Med Center

      Completed in 2005

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis