Howard B. Baum, M.D.

Associate Professor

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Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine
M.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MarylandB.A., Liberal Arts , University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Office Address
7465 MRB IV campus zip 0475
Nashville, TN 37232-0478
Research Description
An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, obesity, pituitary diseases and menstrual and sexual problems.
Research Keywords
Diabetes mellitus, DM, Hypothyroidism
Matheny LN, Wilson JR, Baum HB. Ectopic ACTH Production Leading to Diagnosis of Underlying Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2016 Apr; 4(2): 2324709616643989. PMID: 27141514, PMCID: PMC4837669, PII: 10.1177_2324709616643989, DOI: 10.1177/2324709616643989, ISSN: 2324-7096.

Baum HB, Cagliero E, Berry CA, Mencia WA, Stowell SA, Miller SC. Continuing improvement in type 2 diabetes care through performance-based evaluations. J Prim Care Community Health [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr 4/1/2014; 5(2): 107-11. PMID: 24451654, PII: 2150131913518438, DOI: 10.1177/2150131913518438, ISSN: 2150-1327.

Hoffman AR, Kuntze JE, Baptista J, Baum HB, Baumann GP, Biller BM, Clark RV, Cook D, Inzucchi SE, Kleinberg D, Klibanski A, Phillips LS, Ridgway EC, Robbins RJ, Schlechte J, Sharma M, Thorner MO, Vance ML. Growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy in adult-onset gh deficiency: effects on body composition in men and women in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2004 May; 89(5): 2048-56. PMID: 15126520, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2003-030346, ISSN: 0021-972X.

Biller BM, Sesmilo G, Baum HB, Hayden D, Schoenfeld D, Klibanski A. Withdrawal of long-term physiological growth hormone (GH) administration: differential effects on bone density and body composition in men with adult-onset GH deficiency. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2000 Mar; 85(3): 970-6. PMID: 10720025, DOI: 10.1210/jcem.85.3.6474, ISSN: 0021-972X.

Baum HB, Katznelson L, Sherman JC, Biller BM, Hayden DL, Schoenfeld DA, Cannistraro KE, Klibanski A. Effects of physiological growth hormone (GH) therapy on cognition and quality of life in patients with adult-onset GH deficiency. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1998 Sep; 83(9): 3184-9. PMID: 9745423, DOI: 10.1210/jcem.83.9.5112, ISSN: 0021-972X.

Baum HB, Biller BM, Finkelstein JS, Cannistraro KB, Oppenhein DS, Schoenfeld DA, Michel TH, Wittink H, Klibanski A. Effects of physiologic growth hormone therapy on bone density and body composition in patients with adult-onset growth hormone deficiency. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Ann. Intern. Med. 1996 Dec 12/1/1996; 125(11): 883-90. PMID: 8967668, ISSN: 0003-4819.

Baum HB, Biller BM, Katznelson L, Oppenheim DS, Clemmons DR, Cannistraro KB, Schoenfeld DA, Best SA, Klibanski A. Assessment of growth hormone (GH) secretion in men with adult-onset GH deficiency compared with that in normal men--a clinical research center study. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1996 Jan; 81(1): 84-92. PMID: 8550799, DOI: 10.1210/jcem.81.1.8550799, ISSN: 0021-972X.

Grinspoon SK, Baum HB, Kim V, Coggins C, Klibanski A. Decreased bone formation and increased mineral dissolution during acute fasting in young women. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1995 Dec; 80(12): 3628-33. PMID: 8530611, DOI: 10.1210/jcem.80.12.8530611, ISSN: 0021-972X.

Grinspoon SK, Baum HB, Peterson S, Klibanski A. Effects of rhIGF-I administration on bone turnover during short-term fasting. J. Clin. Invest. 1995 Aug; 96(2): 900-6. PMID: 7543494, PMCID: PMC185277, DOI: 10.1172/JCI118137, ISSN: 0021-9738.

Biller BM, Baum HB, Rosenthal DI, Saxe VC, Charpie PM, Klibanski A. Progressive trabecular osteopenia in women with hyperprolactinemic amenorrhea. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1992 Sep; 75(3): 692-7. PMID: 1517356, DOI: 10.1210/jcem.75.3.1517356, ISSN: 0021-972X.