John Scott Baird, MD

Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
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Treats Children
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My current research interests include clinical aspects of critical care medicine, and are focused primarily on understanding and improving the outcome from childhood diseases requiring care in the PICU, particularly pulmonary and renal diseases.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Critical Care Specialist

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • French
  • Spanish


  • Male

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Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: Los Angeles County Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Dr. Baird is engaged in several clinical research projects in the PICU. He has been involved in clinical research focused on spinal muscular atrophy, cystic fibrosis,renal replacement therapy, viral respiratory infections and lung injury, and pediatric transport medicine.

Research Interests

  • Continuous renal replacement therapy in children
  • Pediatric pulmonary embolus
  • Respiratory failure in children