Dr. Ric Baxter, MD

Dr. Ric Baxter, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ric Baxter, MD is a hospice & palliative medicine specialist in Bethlehem, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Pa in 1978 and specializes in hospice & palliative medicine.

801 Ostrum St Ste 3

Bethlehem, PA 18015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Baxter's Experience

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Dr. Baxter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Med Coll Of Pa
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Bryn Mawr Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baxter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Baxter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baxter to family and friends
4.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Baxter's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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...more
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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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