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Howard B Baum, MD


4.8 4.8 324 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Diabetes and Endocrinology
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Disorders
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Board Certificates

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003


MD - Johns Hopkins University, 1987
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1988
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1990
Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1993


Vanderbilt Diabetes
Vanderbilt Diabetes
1215 21st Avenue South
8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Amount of time spent with me by provider exceeded all of my expectations. Provider demonstrated concern and listened carefully.
Patient | October 22, 2018

Dr. Baum made me feel that I was the only patient he saw that day. He took the needed time to clarify my concerns, he was very approachable, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. I definitely will recommend him to friends and family.
Patient | October 17, 2018

Dr. Baum is top notch, and I would expect nothing less from Vanderbilt.
Patient | September 25, 2018

Dr. Baum always asks about what other things are going on in my life (dealing as full time caregiver) and considers those issues in my treatment!
Patient | September 25, 2018

Dr. Baum treats me like a partner in all health decisions. He does not act bossy or like he knows everything. I respect him and he respects my thoughts and desires as well.
Patient | September 16, 2018

This was my first visit with Dr. Baum. We haven't had the opportunity to build a relationship yet. The care provided met my immediate needs.
Patient | September 12, 2018

Dr. Baum is an excellent provider that I would recommend to anyone!
Patient | September 11, 2018

very nice
Patient | September 10, 2018

My provider is amazing. He makes it seem like we can control my diabetes and that I'm not alone.
Patient | August 27, 2018

Great doctor, great guy, very helpful! Super treatment.
Patient | August 27, 2018

Dr. Baum has always treated me with respect and has used words & wording that I understand.
Patient | August 24, 2018

It was a great experience over all.
Patient | July 16, 2018

great experience.
Patient | June 18, 2018

I wish Dr. Baum had asked me about my symptoms.
Patient | June 4, 2018

I like Dr. Baum. He shows respect and kindness to me. I will recommend him to others.
Patient | June 4, 2018

Great dr. Dr. Baum very knowledgeable, caring.
Patient | May 17, 2018

No matter how badly I feel about my diabetic condition after talking with Dr. Baum I always feel 100% better. I love his calm manner, his sense of humor, his ability to make me feel like I am doing my best at handling my diabetes. He is the best!
Patient | April 30, 2018

Patient | March 23, 2018

I have recommended Dr. Baum multiple times.
Patient | March 12, 2018

Dr. Baum gives me what I need in encouragement and MORE
Patient | February 27, 2018

Dr Baum is a top flight physician, I'm lucky to be under his care.
Patient | February 24, 2018

Due to the inability to have medications re-filled, lab results could not be discussed.
Patient | February 14, 2018

Dr.Baum is professional,affable,and competent.
Patient | January 24, 2018

Dr. Baum has excellent bedside manner. He is easy to talk to.
Patient | January 24, 2018

Dr. Baum is great! He even is trying to help with something unrelated to why I see him.
Patient | January 3, 2018

He is an awesome doctor! Have recommended him to many & my occupation is a pharmacy tech.
Patient | December 27, 2017

I only get to see Dr. about every third visit.
Patient | December 7, 2017

Dr. Baum is very considerate of my concerns about my condition. He is a good listener, and he takes his time explaining any changes he needs to make in my medication. He often gives me options of paths to take. I always leave his office feeling better!
Patient | December 7, 2017

One of the best doctors I have ever seen. Dr. Baum is the greatest.
Patient | October 30, 2017

Dr Baum is excellent. He takes time to discuss issues with me and we are partners in determining what can and should be my treatment plans. I am totally satisfied with him as a provider
Patient | October 30, 2017

I like Dr. Baum. He is friendly and interjects some low-key human into the visit but also seems very knowledgeable of his medical field.
Patient | October 2, 2017