Dr. Jeffrey Baron, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Baron, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Jeffrey Baron, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

5301 E Grant Rd

Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Information

(520) 784-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

12  Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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


  • California State University Fullerton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Missouri
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Missouri
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baron's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baron to family and friends
69 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (69)

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Dr. Baron'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

Patient Comments (22)

DR Baron is a excellent Dr. He treated me with respect, he explained everything to us on what he was going to do and what to expect after the surgery. Thank You!
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Superior surgeon! Dr. Baron is awesome and has positively impacted my life in two ways - he gave me HOPE (which I haven’t had for years), and he adroitly performed L5-S1 revision surgery that eliminated over 8 years of insidious, chronic pain. I appreciate and respect Dr. Baron for his...more
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Outstanding Doctor. Explained everything and discussed expectations of the surgery. His talent well exceeded the expectations. Very happy with the outcome. Dr. Baron is very approachable and communicated well with me. I knew exactly what was to happen from start to finish. I recommend anyone...more
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Arrogant, curt, egotistical. Although I can't walk 10 feet unaided, he told me to come back when I could walk into his office. If I could do that, I wouldn't need to see him. Told me to seek alternatives and do them again if they didnt work the first time. I have sought every alternative therapy I...more
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Patients often fail to understand the complexities of decision making for MAJOR surgeries. Despite spending time explaining my concerns associated with proceeding operatively, and why I thought surgery would NOT HELP, this patient failed to hear my candid explanation based on experience with similar cases. Long term failure of non-operative management does NOT create a surgical indication. The patient chooses to believe she has no responsibility, this is unfortunately common. See 2/4/18 review.

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Dr. Baron is narcissistic! If you have a major back issue that is going to require rods and pins DO NOT GO TO THIS DOCTOR! Typically these surgeries are several hours long and he in his own admission admits he doesn't do that those type of procedures. Plus, if you are in horrible pain & can't walk ...more
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Although everyone has the right to express an opinion here, this patient was allowed to comment twice at this site. This review should be dismissed simply because is is not factual. Please consider reading my comments to the 2/5/18 review and my many other reviews.

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