Dr. Ric Baxter, MD


Hospice & Palliative Medicine | Male

Dr. Ric Baxter, MD
Dr. Ric Baxter, MD is a hospice & palliative medicine doctor who practices in Bethlehem, PA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Baxter is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus.

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    Patient Comments (2)
    in Orwigsburg, PA |
    Dr. Baxter will always have a special place in my heart.. My fiancé was diagnosed with Stage 3 Liver Cancer & ordered Palliative Care... At the initial visit, Dr. Baxter's demeanor was very calm, professional & matter-of-fact... It was refreshing... And at the end, Dr. had Vincent transferred to Hospice House where the staff took care of US, as a family... (dr.even hugged me) His last hours were comfortable & he passed peacefully with dignity.. THANK YOU SIR FOR ALL YOU DO !! Jeannie J.
    in Marietta, OH |
    Dr. Baxter was with me from my first blood clot removal surgery till today. He is amazing compassionate and helpful. He helped me after my amputation and always listens to my mental and pain issues. He is one of the few doctors I truly trust.
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
    •  Board certified in Family Practice and Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Family Practice
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine

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    • Medical School
      Med Coll Of Pa

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      Naval Medical Center

      Completed in 1979

    • Residency Hospital
      Bryn Mawr Hosp

      Completed in 1985

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Professional Affiliations

    • St. Lukes University Health Network, Chief, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care


    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

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