Dr. Richard Baum, MD

Dr. Richard Baum, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Richard Baum, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1987 and specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

4411 Medical Dr Ste 300

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baum "An ounce of Prevention goes a long way in cardiology care. We provide up to date quality care in a relational manor, not losing sight of the big picture."

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Hallucinations

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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Scott White
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Scott White
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Scott and White
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baum's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baum to family and friends
21 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (12)

My mother has been a patient of Dr. Baum for over 20 yrs. He is a wonderful doctor. My family has an immense trust in his abilities to treat my mother. We would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Thank you for the kind words, Carmen Reyher!

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I am very happy with the excellent care I receive from Dr. Baum. He and the office staff, do an outstanding job. Thank you.
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Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the kind words.

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Dr.Baum is very professional and nurturing .He takes the time to listen to his patients needs and concerns. My mother Loves that about him.
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I was referred to Dr. Baum by my family physician (never met with a cardiologist previously). On my first visit, Dr. Baum spent a long time discussing my condition and family history and then recommended that I take the normal tests even though my EKG had not revealed any problems. I agreed and...more
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We strive to provide the highest quality in patient care. Thank you so much for sharing this story with us!

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Dr. Baum has been my cardiologist for the last 10 years. Sure I could have changed doctors at some point but Dr. Baum is one of the best doctors I have ever had. During our routine appointments he always takes the time to not only review my latest medical information but also to ask me how I am...more
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