Dr. Sanford Baim, MD

Dr. Sanford Baim, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
72 y/o
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Dr. Sanford Baim, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 41 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
1976
Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
Residency Hospital
1974
Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
Internship Hospital
1973
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1978
1976
1974
1973

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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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 him to others.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card 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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