Doctor Baum

Dr. Michael Baum is a board-certified family medicine physician. Dr. Baum is a concerned and caring family physician serving the community of South Plainfield, NJ. He attended Rowan University, where he received his osteopathic medical degree. He completed his internship at Kennedy University Hospital Stratford, followed by a residency in family medicine at JFK Medical Center.  Dr. Baum is a member of the American Academy of family medicine.


Rowan University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

JFK Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Electrical Engineering) summa cum laude

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Biology)


Hospital Affiliations

JFK Medical Center (Edison, NJ)

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway (Rahway, NJ)

Languages Spoken


Board Certifications


American Board of Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians

New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

Awards and Publications






Rachel Atlas joined our practice in 2015 and has been working alongside Dr. Baum in providing quality care to our patients. Rachel is a magna cum laude graduate of Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. In her time there, she received dean’s list honors for excellence in scholarship while earning her degree in biology. Rachel graduated from the Touro College School of Health science earning a bachelors degree for Physician Assistant studies and a Physician Assistant masters degree. While living on Long Island, Rachel worked within the Montefiore Medical Center system in an out-patient radiology center.

Rachel continues to be a cheerful, smiling member of our team. Her knowledge and care combine harmoniously to produce a kind, warm practitioner who brightens our office.