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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Baum, Gastroenterologist / Internist is Excellent. Dr. Baum has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Baum, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Baum graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 8 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2012 - 2015)
Level II
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2012 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Clifton, NJ
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
US News & World Report *


Dr. Baum has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph'S Regional Medical Center 
  • St. Mary's Hospital-Passaic 


  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard Barry Baum MD is a male Internist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Howard B. Baum practice?
Dr. Howard Baum has 1 office location.
Dr. Howard Baum practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Clifton, NJ.
See Clifton Internists and Clifton Gastroenterologists.