Dr. Michael Baum, MD

Dr. Michael Baum, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Michael Baum, MD is a general surgery specialist in Putnam, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

346 Pomfret St Ste 3

Putnam, CT 06260

Contact Information

(860) 928-1526

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Baum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
high
more than 87% of peers
Breast Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
high
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baum to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Baum'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Excellent, caring doctor who made me feel like I was his number one priority! Calm and kind, Dr. Baum eased my fears, talked to me about options-- making me a part of the decision-making process, and earned my trust so I knew I was in excellent hands. Northeastern CT is fortunate to have a...more
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Dear Dr. Baum. My name is Brian Walker, and I had you do my surgery two years ago now. And I am doing great! I have just got married on, 7/29/17 to the women of my dreams! We just want to thank you so much for saving my life! You truly are a god sent! Absolutely the best doctor ever put on earth! I...more
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