Joseph Baron, MD, treats patients with bleeding and clotting disorders, lymphomas (including those involving the skin), anemias, abnormal white blood counts and platelet counts, myeloproliferative disorders (including polycythemia vera and thrombocythemia) and immune-mediated hematologic disorders.

His research interests include thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, cutaneous lymphomas and malignant atrophic papulosis--a rare skin disorder that's also called Degos disease.

Dr. Baron speaks at a variety of regional and national meetings and events. He is a hematology/oncology consultant and hematology book reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago magazine has recognized Dr. Baron as one of "Chicago's Top Doctors" multiple times.

Areas of Expertise


The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Chicago Society of Internal Medicine
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1963

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Languages Spoken

  • English