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Joseph M. Baron, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Joseph Baron treats patients with bleeding and clotting disorders, lymphomas (including those involving the skin), anemias, abnormal white blood counts and platelet counts, myeloproliferative disorders (including polycythemia vera and thrombocythemia), and immune-mediated hematologic disorders.

His research interests include thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, cutaneous lymphomas, and malignant atrophic papulosis--a rare skin disorder, also called Degos disease.

Dr. Baron speaks at a variety of regional and national meetings and events. He is a hematology/oncology consultant and hematology book reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago magazine has recognized Dr. Baron as one of "Chicago's Top Doctors" three times.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship, Residency, and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine


American College of Physicians
American Federation for Clinical Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Chicago Society of Internal Medicine

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6149

Office Fax

(773) 702-3163 or (773) 702-3002

Office Postal Address

Joseph M. Baron, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2115
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Baron's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.