Dr. Steven Baak, MD

Dr. Steven Baak, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Steven Baak, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bridgeton, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

3440 De Paul Ln Ste 113

Bridgeton, MO 63044

Contact Information

(314) 942-6464

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Baak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Psoriatic Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baak treats Psoriatic Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baak treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baak treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Baak's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adhesive Capsulitis
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Biological Therapy
Bleeding Disorders
Bursa Injection
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Pain
Cryoglobulinemia
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Diagnostic Ultrasound
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hand Conditions
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Infusion Therapy
Injection of Tendon
Intervertebral Disc Disease
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Baak's team will take care of your Rheumatology needs, medication therapy, infusion, injection, platelet rich plasma, and clinical research studies.  Our daily focus is to take care of people and Dr. Baak's team is committed to making the lives of our patients as full as they can be.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989
  • 1984
    Pomona Coll
    Undergraduate School
    1984

Awards

Dr. Baak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baak

3.9

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
66.0377358490566%
(35)
4 Stars
5.660377358490566%
(3)
3 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
2 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
(1)
1 Star
22.641509433962263%
(12)

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I am a new patient for the last 3 weeks. Dr. Baak took an extraordinary amount of time to examine me and discuss in full detail his findings and recommendations. He answered all of my questions in terms that I could understand. I have now begun treatment and have found his staff to be warm, caring,...Read More
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Could not be more satisfied with Dr. Baak. His office always gets me in quickly when needed. I appreciate the time the Dr. Spends with me and the follow up of his staff.
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Very, very informative, took the time to discuss medications that he was prescribing and why... provided so much information about my condition. The first doctor to ever do that was very impressed...
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Completely inappropriate and judgmental during my office visit. Total disregard for my concerns for why I was there.
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I’ve been very happy with Dr. Baak and his staff. Everyone is always very professional and accommodating to my every need. Dr. Baak is very compassionate doctor and always very honest and direct. The office and exam rooms are very clean and comfortable.
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Insurance accepted

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Health and Life PPO
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc. PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Homestate Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Christian Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

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