Dr. James Baird, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(4)
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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.

2727 W Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77025

Contact Information
Dr. James Baird, MD

Dr. James Baird, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 89% of peers
Appendicitis
normal
more than 69% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baird "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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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Baylor Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baird has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baird's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baird to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Baird's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Houston, TX |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Baird accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Baird has admitting privileges

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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