Alex Ernesto Baum , MD

Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Overview

Dr. Baum was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. During his childhood years Dr. Baum also lived in New York. He completed a 7 year combined M.D. program at The Universidad Central de Venezuela school of Medicine. He graduated in the top 15 of his class. Dr. Baum moved to New Orleans, Louisiana in 1995 and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and a gastroenterology fellowship at Tulane University Fellowship at Tulane University Health Sciences Center. He then joined the faculty of Tulane University Medical School as Assistant Professor of Medicine for three years prior to going into private practice in New Orleans. He is a member of the AGA, ASGE and ACG. Dr. Baum relocated to Memphis in 2007 to join Memphis Gastroenterology Group.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 29 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Central De Venezuela Escuela De Medicina Luis Razetti,Univ Central De Venezuela

Graduation Date: in 1992

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Collierville
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown
  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Methodist North Hospital
  • Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Union City
  • Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
  • Maury Regional Medical Center
  • Methodist Olive Branch Hospital
  • Williamson Medical Center

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network E
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Blue Network P
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cigna Tennessee Memphis LP-EPO Network MRF
  • Coventry PPO - TN
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Memphis PPOx
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Qualchoice Statewide Network
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Baum's Office Information

Fax: (901) 137-7510
Website: www.gastro1.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Baum's Other Office Information

Methodist Olive Branch Hospital
4250 Bethel Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 932-9000

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Fax:(901) 174-7414
Website:www.gastro1.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:(662) 234-9663
Website:www.gastro1.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-