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About Dr. Joel A Baum

Dr. Joel A Baum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Forest Hills, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Baum is affiliated with Elmhurst Hospital Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel A Baum is Great. Dr. Joel A Baum has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joel A Baum is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Joel A Baum

11203 Queens Blvd Ste 204
Forest Hills, NY 11375
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Specialties

Dr. Joel A Baum has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joel A Baum has the following 10 expertise

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hepatitis C

Dr. Joel A Baum has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joel A Baum is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr Baum has an excellent bedside manner. he is thorough and is always willing to answer questions. My entirefamily, parents, children, nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts/uncles see him for their gastro follow up. I highly recommend him if you are in need of a good gastric doctor.

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Dr J. Baum has the characteristics of an ideal doctor

Dr. Joel Baum stands out not only for his knowledge and professionalism, but also his thoughtfulness, take time to discuss procedure and even follow up after his working hours. Dr J. Baum has the ideal doctor qualities. Medical Assistants and Reception stuff was very helpful and pleasure to deal with. 200% recommended

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Would recommend this doc, he is one of the reason lives are saved.

This doc is very kind, good bedside manners, discuss procedure before examination, Is not in a rush,overall I give DR BAUM an A,overall great doc, would recomend.

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Zero patient care or concern

When I arrived at the office for the first visit I was asked for my insurance cards. I discovered that one of the two was not in my wallet. I was told I could not be seen, to schedule another appointment when I had the card. There was absolutely no concern for the seriousness or urgency of my medical condition. There were alternatives available like calling the referring doctor and asking him to fax a copy or allowing me to fax it when I returned home or bring it the next day or the next visit. The office displayed an extremely callous disregard for patient care, the concern was only monetary. My wife suggested it was the reception staff but my response was that the doctor is responsible and makes the policy, not the reception staff.

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Five Stars

I adore Dr Baum. He is the first physician who sat and talked to me before examining me. He also suggested the least invasive procedures to help me.I recommend him 100%

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Baum is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • University Hospital Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joel A Baum accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Joel A Baum, 11203 Queens Blvd Ste 204, Forest Hills, NY

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