Dr. Ronald Baum, MD


Pediatric Neurology | Male

Ronald M Baum MD 7320 Woodlake Ave Ste 375 West Hills, CA 91307 Get Directions
Dr. Ronald Baum, MD
Dr. Ronald Baum, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in West Hills, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Baum is affiliated with West Hills Hospital & Medical Center.

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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Castaic, CA |
My child is severely disabled. Dr. Baum promised to write proper reports so my son would receive more services. Dr. Baum wrote a worthless report and my son who is 9 years old has been denied ssi because of the vague report from dr. Baum. We saw dr. Baum in November and when I found out we were denied in January I called dr. Baums office and told them I needed more info from the dr. They told me I would have to schedule an appointment but they had stopped carrying insurance. Worthless.
Dr. Baum didn't provide individualized care and attention for my daughter. During 1 appt, he was acting as receptionist also. He was in and out of the exam room. When we had questions, his responses were unclear and condescending. It took 4 visits to get done what was done in 1 visit with different Dr. Dr. Baum didn't communicate well with pharmacy, which led to my daughter abruptly stopping meds for 4 days-not safe. He was hard to reach and incompetent. I would not recommend Dr. Baum to anyone
in Agoura Hills, CA |
Dr. Baum is an excellent neurologist, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone searching for answers. He was able to pinpoint the issue with our son, and has collaborated very well with his other doctors to ensure that he receives the proper care. And yes, sometimes you do have to wait awhile in his waiting room, but it's because he gives every patient individual attention, and that's worth waiting for.
in Sherman Oaks, CA |
Always late, uncooperative staff, takes no insurance, wont deal with pharmacies... Dr Baum thinks that because he is one of the few pediatric neurologists in the San Fernando valley that it gives them license to under deliver
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    Dr. Baum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Ataxia
    • Brain Disorders
    • Concussion
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Migraine
    • Myoclonus
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Syncope
    • Tic Disorders
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects


    • Medical School
      Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of California-San Francisco

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California-San Francisco

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Baylor College Of Medicine

      Completed in 1984

    • Undergraduate School
      Washington University

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Pediatric Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)