Dr. Richard Baron, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Baron
Accepting new patients

Broome County Health Department

225 Front St Ste 1 Binghamton, NY 13905

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(607) 778-3930

Dr. Richard Baron, MD is a Pulmonologist in Binghamton, NY and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Baron has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from New York State U, College of Medicine - Upstate medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with Our Lady Of Lourdes Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baron to book an appointment.


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Dr. Baron accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Baron treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Baron treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Baron performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron treats Sleep Apnea more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Baron treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron treats Sleep Disorders more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Baron treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Baron treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Baron performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Bronchitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baron treats Bronchitis more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Baron treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

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Dr. Baron's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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He is a great doctor that helps patients with different types of lung problems very friendly.
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I found Dr. Baron to be extremely pleasant to deal with. He explained findings and answered all questions to my satisfaction and understanding. Did not feel rushed or that I was any less important than any other patient. I would highly recommend Dr. Baron.
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Biography

Dr. Richard Baron, MD is a Pulmonologist in Binghamton, NY and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Baron has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other sp...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1982
Charles S Wilson Meml Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Charles S Wilson Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1978
Charles S Wilson Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1977
New York State U, College of Medicine - Upstate
Medical School

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Baron offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Baron offer evening visits?

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Locations

Broome County Health Department

Broome County Health Department225 Front St Ste 1 Binghamton, NY 13905
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United Health Services Endwell

United Health Services Endwell800 Hooper Rd Endwell, NY 13760
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Our Lady Of Lourdes Memorial Hospital

Binghamton, NY

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019)