Dr. Michael E Baum MD
Colon and Rectal Surgeon346 Pomfret St Putnam CT, 06260
Dr. Michael Baum is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Putnam, CT. Dr. Baum specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. As a colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Baum often treats conditions like rectal cancer, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and diverticulitis. Colon and rectal surgeons may be referred to you by your gastroenterologist if your doctor believes you need a surgical procedure.
Education and Training
St Louis Univ Sch of Med, St Louis Mo 1985
Saint Louis University School of Medicine 1985
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Skin Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Umbilical Hernia
- Inguinal Hernia
- Sebaceous Cyst
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