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Dr. Shawn Baca, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Baca

Dr. Shawn Baca, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(561) 368-5611

Dr. Baca accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Baca's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteopenia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baca treats Osteopenia more than 100% of his peers

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

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baca treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baca treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Baca's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shawn Baca, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1992
University Of Miami Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Mt Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
University Of Nm
Undergraduate School
1992
1990
1987
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Baca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baca

4.4

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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There was no experience. Waited 1/14 hr and left. Never got to see him.
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My experience was wonderful. He extremely knowledgeable, explains things, very thorough, good listener and took care of my issue expediently and above all in a kind manner. On board with Dr Baca. Appointment with Dr Baca today.
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Dr is constantly unable to keep appointments. His staff have a serious attitude problem. The Dr and staff spend more time with pharma rrps than with patients. There are a lot of doctors with this specialty. This one should be Avoid at all cost
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Dr. Baca is an amazing doctor, I just started treating with him since October and let me tell you what a difference from my last Rheumatologist. He spends time with me explaining everything in detail and answers all my questions. He even follows up after hours. He is just a very caring,...Read More
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Worth the wait . (Longer then expected) Very thorough, great bedside manner.. Not in a hurry.. Highly Recommend SBV Boca Raton Fl
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