John Scott Baird, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Critical Care Specialist

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

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

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine

Research

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
  • Respiratory failure in children
  • Pediatric pulmonary embolus

Grants

DEVELOPMENT OF LUNG T CELL RESPONSES IN INFANT RESPIRATORY IMMUNITY (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2017 - Jul 31 2022

FLUID THERAPY AND CEREBRAL INJURY IN PEDIATRIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2010 - Mar 31 2015