After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida with High Honors, Dr. Baumann received his medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed his medical internship and served his residency in Ophthalmology at the Ochsner Clinic and Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital in New Orleans and a Fellowship in Corneal Transplants and Anterior Segment Surgery at Tulane Medical Center. He is a clinical instructor for Illinois College of Optometry. He specializes in cataracts and implants and has performed more than 50,000 cases. Dr. Baumann has also served as principle investigator for multiple national research studies, including studies for new and advanced IOL implants. Dr. Baumann is past president of the Lake County Medical Society and has served on the board of directors of The Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers and the Physician Advisory Board for Amsurg Corporation. He was the co-founder of Advanced Recovery Centers, a national group of alcohol and drug rehab and eating disorders centers. He is also proud to be a volunteer for Eye Care of America for over thirty years providing free care for indigent people. He is also a board member of the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida. He is board certified in Ophthalmology. Dr. Baumann and Dr. Panzo opened the area's first accredited outpatient surgery center specifically for eyes, (spotlighted among the best in the nation by Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today), and in 2008 opened the first eye surgery facility in The Villages. Dr. Baumann was the first ophthalmologist in Central Florida to introduce accommodating and multi-focal implants that correct for distance and near vision. Dr. Baumann, one of the most experienced cataract surgeons in the nation, has taught cataract surgery with implants to ophthalmology residents. Dr. Baumann was named principal investigator and was one of only four physicians in the United States selected to participate in a clinical trail of a new astigmatism-correcting intraocular lens implant.
Our founders envisioned building a premier eye-care practice by combining the talents of board-certified specialists in a wide range of eye conditions and diseases. They also made a commitment to stay at the forefront of technology and treatment options. Their vision quickly became reality. Today, our twelve physicians have dedicated themselves to treating each patient with the most ethical, compassionate, highest-quality care possible. In turn, our patients have trusted us to perform more than 150,000 cataract and laser procedures. Mid Florida Eye Center was named "Best Ophthalmology Group Practice in Central Florida" in the 14th Annual Florida Medical Business Awards. Most importantly, our physicians, specialists and staff are committed to providing the most dedicated care in all aspects of ophthalmology. Our website enables patients to communicate with our staff. It also allows patients to access their personal patient portal and education related to their eye condition and disease.
Dr. Baumann III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Board certified in Ophthalmology
Malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
Anterior Segment Surgery
Cornea & External Diseases
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Why It Matters: Dr. Baumann III's Board Certifications
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Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Accidental Eye Injuries
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Binocular Vision Disorder
Blocked Tear Duct
Blue-Yellow Color Vision Defects
Cataract Surgery Complications
Chemical Burn - Eyes
Chronic Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Computer Vision Syndrome
Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Difficulty Seeing at Night
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Essential Iris Atrophy
Eye Muscle Disorders
Foreign Body in Eye
Fourth Nerve Palsy
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome
Iris Hypoplasia - Glaucoma
Keratitis Fugax Hereditaria
Marcus-Gunn Pupillary Sign
Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
Ocular Convergence Spasm
Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
Optic Nerve Disorder
Plateau Iris Syndrome
Poor Color Vision
Posterior Capsule Clouding
Posterior Vitreous Detachment
Progressive High Myopia
Red-Green Color Vision Defects
Refractive Eye Disorders
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) Detachment
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Sees Haloes Around Lights
Strabismus-Like Double Vision
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Visual Field Loss
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
Adult Eye and Vision Examination
Anterior Segment Surgical Procedure
Astigmatism Correction Surgery
BlephEx™ for Blepharitis
Cataract Removal Surgery
Clear Lens Extraction
Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
Color Vision Testing
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Exam
Dry Macular Degeneration Management
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
Foreign Body Removal
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Medical Therapy
Humphrey Visual Field Test for Glaucoma
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Intraocular Lens Pigmentation Removal
Irregular Cornea Treatment With Scleral Contact Lenses
Keratoconus Treatment With Contact Lenses
Laser Cataract Surgery
LenSx Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery
Lens Implant Surgery
Low Vision Rehabilitation
Macular Degeneration Treatment
Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
Optical Coherence Tomography
Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
Premium Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Punctal Plug Insertion
Punctal Plug Removal
Q-Switched Laser Treatment
Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
Refractive Lens Exchange
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Scleral Contact Lens Treatment
Sutureless Cataract Surgery
Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation
Vision Therapy (Orthoptics Therapy)
Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
YAG Laser Surgery
YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
1 Malpractice Claim
Settlement : 6/17/2013
Amount or Range: $475,000.00
Nature of Complaint: Judicial case 12CA2746
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Medical School | Graduated 1980
Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
Tulane Med Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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