Eric David Baum, MD

Office Address:

Connecticut Pediatric Otolaryngology, LLC
230 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
Phone: (203) 245-0496 | Fax: (203) 245-8697

Education:

B.A. with honors, magna cum laude, in music, Amherst College, 1993
M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1999

Career / Academic Appointments:

1999-2000
Intern, General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2000-2004
Resident and Chief Resident, Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2004-2006
E. Mortimer Newlin Fellow in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2006-present
Attending Otolaryngologist, Connecticut Pediatric Otolaryngology, Madison and North Haven, CT
Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery (Otolaryngology), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology curriculum, Yale Otolaryngology residency

Board Certification:

American Board of Otolaryngology, April 2005

Professional Honors and Recognition:

A) International/National/Regional
1998: Association for Academic Surgery Student Research Award

B) University
1998: Joel Gordon Miller Award for outstanding service to the medical school

Lectures, Courses, Web-based Education

2010
Society for ORL-HNS Nursing Meeting: “Cholesteatoma”

2010
Connecticut State Society Meeting: “Surgical Treatment for Hearing Loss in Children”

2009
CT Pediatric ENT Symposium: “Pediatric Sinusitis”

2009
Grand Rounds, Stamford Hospital: “Cholesteatoma in Children”

2008
CT Pediatric ENT Symposium: “Choesteatoma”

2007
CT Pediatric ENT Symposium: “Neck Masses”

2006
Grand Rounds, Bridgeport Hospital: “Pediatric Rhinosinusitis”

2006
CT Pediatric ENT Symposium: “Pediatric Hearing Loss”

2003
American Academy of Otolaryngology annual meeting: “Management of Esophageal and Hypopharyngeal Perforations”

2002
American Rhinologic Society annual meeting:
“An Internet Otolaryngology Referral Center”

University of Pennsylvania ORL-HNS Department Grand Rounds:

2005
Clinico-Pathologic Conference

2004
Stomal Recurrence

2003
Management of Head and Neck Trauma

2003
Graves’ Disease

2002
Pulmonary Embolism

2002
Benign Lesions of the Salivary Glands

2001
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

2000
Spasmodic Dysphonia

Professional Service

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
2004-present, Physician Member
1999-2004, Resident Member

Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
2006-present, Fellow Member

American Academy of Pediatrics
2006-present, Physician Member

American Rhinologic Society
2006-present, Physician Member
1999-2006, Resident Member

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
2000-2006, Resident Member

American Laryngologic, Otologic and Rhinologic Society
1999-2006, Resident Member

American Laryngologic, Otologic and Rhinologic Society
1999-2006, Resident Member

Yale University Service

Hospital Committee:
2007-2008
Member, Pediatric Quality and Safety Committee

2006-present
Director, Pediatrics section, Curriculum Committee of the Division of Otolaryngology

Public Service:

1993-present
Class Agent, Amherst College Class of 1993

Various
Numerous alumni committees, Amherst College

Bibliography

1. Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Baum ED. “Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy and Tubes.” Pediatrics in Review, October, 2010 (in press).

Canadas KT, Baum ED, Lee S, Ostrower ST. “Case report: Treatment failure using propanolol for treatment of focal subglottic hemangioma.” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, August, 2010.

Samarin FM, Baum ED, Antaya RJ. “A case of Michelin tire baby syndrome with a thickened epiglottis.” Pediatric Dermatology, January, 2010.

Baum ED, Elden LM, Handler SD, Tom LWC. “Management of hypopharyngeal and esophageal perforations in children.” Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, August, 2007.

Kagan SH, Baum ED, Best I, Chalian AA. “An algorithm for local non-surgical management of complicated wounds in head and neck cancer patients.” ORL—Head and Neck Nursing. 23(5):13-16, Summer 2005. (winner of the Society of Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Nurses 2005 Literary Award)

Mirza N, Ruiz C, Baum ED, Staab JP. “The prevalence of major psychiatric pathologies in patients with voice disorders.” Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal. 82(10):808-10, 812, 814, 2003 Oct.

Baum ED, Becker DG, Kennedy DW. “An Internet otolaryngology referral center: a preliminary report.” American Journal of Rhinology. 17(5):251-6, 2003 Sep-Oct.

Evans SM, Lew R, Kochman ML, Wileyto EP, Baum E, Safford KM, Koch CJ. “Human esophageal cancer is distinguished from adjacent esophageal tissue by tissue cysteine concentrations.” Digestive Disease and Sciences, Vol. 47, No. 12, December, 2002.

JS Friedberg, C Skema, ED Baum, et. al. “In vitro effects of photodynamic therapy on Aspergillus fumigatus.” Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Vol 48, No. 1, July, 2001.

ED Baum, Boudousquie AC, Li S, Mirza N. “Sarcoidosis presenting as nasal obstruction and septal perforation.” Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, Vol. 77, No. 11, November, 1998.

2. Case Reports, Technical Notes, Letters
Baum ED. “Is your case report really an invasive fungal rhinosinusitis?” Laryngoscope. 115(3):560, March 2005.

3. Reviews, Chapters, Books
Baum ED, Kazahaya K. “Otolaryngology” (chapter) in Frank G, Shah S, Catallozzi M, Zaoutis LB. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics. Blackwell, 2007.

Baum ED, Potsic WP. “Chronic disorders of the middle ear and mastoid” (chapter) in Wetmore RF (ed.), Pediatric Otolaryngology: The Requisites in Pediatrics. Elsevier/Mosby, 2007.

Baum ED, Elden LM. “Bacterial infections of the neck” (chapter) in Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Polin RA, Gershon AA (ed.), Current Pediatric Therapy, 18th edition. Saunders, 2006.

Baum ED. “Stomatitis and Pharyngitis” in Ruckenstein, MJ. Comprehensive Review of Otolaryngology. W.B. Saunders, 2004. (also edited facial plastic surgery section)

4. Poster Presentations
Baum ED, Ernst LM, Handler SD. “Congenital agenesis of the parotid glands in a patient with Nager Syndrome.” (presented at the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children, December 2005.)

Mirza N, Ruiz C, Baum ED, Staab JP. “The prevalence of major psychiatric pathologies in patients with voice disorders.” (presented at the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology meeting, June, 2002)