Dr. Sanford Baim, MD

Dr. Sanford Baim, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o
(2)

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Dr. Sanford Baim, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Consultants In Endocrinology

1725 W Harrison St Ste 250

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Baim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baim treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Baim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baim treats Bone Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Baim treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baim treats Spondylosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Baim treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Baim's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Marfan Syndrome
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

When we evaluate patients for osteoporosis, we perform certain laboratory tests to determine if a person has another reason - other than, for example, post-menopausal and age-related bone loss - that may be contributing to their weakness of the skele...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1978
    University Utah Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital
    1978
  • 1976
    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1976
  • 1974
    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1973

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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5.0

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Dr. Baim is very kind and easy to meet with. He is clear with his explanations and answers questions readily and thoroughly. My experience with him has been relative to osteoporosis and he has shown himself to be extremely competent in this area. I trust Dr. Baim and would definitely recommend...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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