Dr. Paul Baecher, MD

Dr. Paul Baecher, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Baecher, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Amherst, MA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

170 University Dr

Amherst, MA 01002

Contact Information

(413) 549-7080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health
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Dr. Baecher's Experience

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Dr. Baecher's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baecher "At Atkinson Family Practice, our Mission is to: Promote the health of our patients by providing innovative, highest-quality, comprehensive, personalized health-care. Serve as a medical home for patients by coordinating, managing and integrating the various aspects of their health to ensure comprehensive, holistic care. Create a comfortable, compassionate atmosphere where the relationship between the practice and patients is one of partnership and open dialogue.Encourage patient education, life style modification, and prevention as critical aspects to optimal long-term health. Provide our patients with education and resources to enable them to make informed lifestyle and health care decisions and partner with patients to minimize their risks of developing disease."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rickets
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • St Margaret Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St Margaret Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baecher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baecher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baecher to family and friends
3.8
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Baecher's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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Very caring and not afraid to refer you to a specialist. Nice caring doctor and man, listens well.
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in South Hadley, MA |
Dr. Baecher is simply the "best". His diagnoses and treatment are spot on. He is a genuine nice human being with a good sense of humor, all in all a great doctor.
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in Leverett, MA |
Dr. Baecher has been my doctor for about 15 years. He is clear headed, knowledgeable, experienced, and has a sense of humor. He's been spot on in his diagnoses, he knows when something is beyond his level of expertise or specialization, and his recommendations of outside specialists has been very...more
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This guy was the doctor on call when I suffered a serious migraine attack this weekend. I've never met him, and he does not know me. Never the less, he tried to diagnose me-an unfamiliar patient-over the phone, as well as 2nd guess my (female) primary doctor's care, by telling me I didn't have...more
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in Amherst, MA |
Friendly but professional and outstanding diagnostician. Have seen him more than 15 years, always helpful.
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Dr. Baecher accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Network Health
    Network Health HMO
  • Northeast Health Direct
    Northeast Health Direct PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Behavioral Health HMO
    United Behavioral Health PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Baecher has admitting privileges

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
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Baystate Medical Center
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Cooley Dickinson Hospital
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