Michael J Baum Family Medicine and Internal Medicine

Michael J Baum

Family Medicine and Internal Medicine
South Plainfield, NJ 07080 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner

About Michael J Baum

Michael J Baum is a health care provider primarily located in South Plainfield, NJ. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. Baum is affiliated with John F Kennedy Medical Center. He speaks Spanish and English.

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Michael J Baum has 2 locations

Baum Michael Jay Office 908 Oak Tree Ave Ste L South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Doctors Care Associates 908 Oak Tree Ave South Plainfield, NJ 07080


Michael J Baum has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Michael J Baum has the following 7 areas of expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Influenza
  • Immunization
  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Family Planning


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


39 Years Experience

Rowan University School Of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduated in 1983

Jfk Medical Center


Michael J Baum Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Advantage EPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • AmeriHealth Advantage
  • AmeriHealth HMO, POS, DPOS
  • Amerihealth Hospital Advantage
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network - EPO - PPO MRF
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network EPO POS + PPO
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network HMO HMO + POS
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk EPO POS + PPO
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk HMO HMO + POS
  • Amerihealth Regional Preferred Network HMO, HMO+, POS, POS+ MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Priority NY
  • Empire PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • HMO Local Value
  • HMO Preferred
  • Horizon Advantage EPO
  • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
  • Horizon Direct Access
  • Horizon HMO
  • Horizon OMNIA
  • Horizon POS
  • Horizon PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Local Value
  • Local Value Network POS+
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar Circle
  • Oscar Circle Plus
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • PPO
  • PPO 6000 Series
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Regional Preferred
  • Regional Preferred POS+
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Michael J Baum

Dr. Michael Baum is a board-certified family medicine physician. Dr. Baum is a concerned and caring family physician serving the community of South Plainfield, NJ. He attended Rowan University, where he received his osteopathic medical degree. He completed his internship at Kennedy University Hospital Stratford, followed by a residency in family medicine at JFK Medical Center. Dr. Baum is a member of the American Academy of family medicine. Family medicine is a specialty dedicated to comprehensive health care management for people of all ages. Osteopathic medicine encompasses the holistic nature of primary care. Family physicians provide a wide range of acute, chronic and preventive medical care services, including diagnosing and the treatment many different illnesses. They provide preventive care, including routine checkups (Full history and physical exams), health-risk assessments (i.e., Cardiac Risks, EKG and pulmonary function), immunization (Flu Shots, Tdap, Pneumonia, Hepatitis, etc.), screening tests (PPD, Lipid Profiles, PAPs), and personalized counseling for anxiety, depression and other life style issues. Family physicians manage chronic illness, as well as, coordinating care provided by other sub-specialists.

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