Dr. Kenneth Baum, MD

Dr. Kenneth Baum, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Kenneth Baum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1010 Pensacola St

Honolulu, HI 96814

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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more than 65% of peers
more than 14% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 12% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Wis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Wis Hospital Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baum to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Baum'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 (2)

Dr. Baum fixed my cataract and inserted a corrective lens for astigmatism. He was very friendly and explained the operation to my satisfaction. I would highly recommend him to others.
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My first impressions about my first visit wasn't good at all. He wasn't very friendly. I felt his staff treated me with better respect. I felt uneasy with his approach. There wasn't any explanation on what he was looking at or what he planned to do next. He seemed to get a little bit angry or...more
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