Rebecca A. Baum, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2438
FX: (614) 722-4966

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Rebecca Baum, MD, is a member of the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her primary teaching and clinical activities involve young children and their families who are seen in Nationwide Children’s Behavioral Medicine and Consultation Clinic. Dr. Baum’s research interests include Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and quality improvement. Dr. Baum received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, where she also served as Chief Resident. She practiced primary care pediatrics in Pennsylvania before completing her fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/21/1996


  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    Date Completed: 06/30/2000


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009


  • Pediatrics


  • Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics


  • Developmental Behavioral Pedia
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2009


  • Baum RA, Campo J,. 2015. Medically unexplained symptoms. In In: Adam HM, Foy JM, eds. Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics. Elk Grove Village: American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Soares,Neelkamal,S; Baum,Rebecca,A; Frick,Kevin,D. 2015. Improving Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Care Workflow.  JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 36, no. 1. (January): 45-52.
  • Chung PJ, Baum RA, Soares NS, Chan E. 2014. Introduction to quality improvement part one: defining the problem, making a plan.  Journal of Developmental Behavioral. Vol. 35, no. January: 543-548.
  • Baum RA, Kowatch RA. 2014. An irritable, inattentive, and disruptive child: Is it ADHD or bipolar disorder?.  Clinical Psychiatry News. Vol. 13, no. January: 31-44.
  • Epstein JN, Kelleher KJ, Baum RA, Brinkman WB, Peugh J, Gardner W, Lichtenstein P, Langberg J. 2014. Variability in ADHD care in community-based.  pediatrics. Vol. 134, no. January: 1136-1143.
  • Baum,Rebecca,A; Epstein,Jeffery,N; Kelleher,Kelly. 2013. Healthcare Reform, Quality, and Technology: ADHD as a Case Study.  CURRENT PSYCHIATRY REPORTS. Vol. 15, no. 7. (July): e369.
  • Nielson, BA, Baum, RA, Soares, NS. 2013. Navigating ethical issues with electronic health records in developmental-behavioral pediatric practice.  Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 34, no. 1. (January): 45-51.
  • Fernandez KS, Baum RA, Fung B, Yeager N, Leonis MA, Wagner LM, Tiao G, Ross ME. 2011. Chemoresistant hepatoblastoma in a patient with mosaic trisomy 18 treated with orthotopic liver transplantation.  Pediatric Blood and Cancer. Vol. 56, no. 3. (January): 498-500.
  • Baum RA and Kelleher KA. 2011. Caring for children and adolescents with mental health problems in the general health setting. In Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: The Essentials.. 2nd ed. Edited by Cheng K and Myers KM. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, Wilkins.
  • Baum RA. 2010. Obesity and atypical antipsychotic medications.  Heartbeat. Vol. 21, no. 4. (September): e14.
  • Baum RA, Nash PL, Foster JEA, Spader M, Ratliff-Schaub R, and Coury DL. 2008. Primary care of children with down syndrome: An update.  Current Problems in Pediatrics and Adolescent Care. Vol. 38, no. January: 235-268.
  • Baum RA. 2008. Colic. In American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care. 1st ed. Edited by Adam HM, Campbell DE, Kamat DK, Kelleher KJ. Elk Grove: American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Baum RA. 2000. Resident's column: otitis media.  Pediatric Annals. Vol. 29, no. January: 652-653.

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