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John Scott Baird, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Not Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Pediatric Critical Care Specialist

Education & Training

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

About John Baird

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.

Academic Titles

  • 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

Insurance Accepted


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


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


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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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