Dr. Maritza Baez

Primary Care, Family Medicine
Buffalo, NY
16 years experience female

Locations

Mosher Medical Center

Buffalo, NY

Address

899 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
Directions

Insurances accepted

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Univera Healthcare

Independent Health Association

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Martin's Point Health Care

MVP Healthcare

UnitedHealthcare

WellCare Health Plans

About

Bio

Dr. Baez has been practicing Family Medicine in downtown Buffalo NY since 2004. She grew up in Buffalo and attended Buffalo Prep, through which she earned a full scholarship to attend the prestigious Nichols School. She then earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Yale University in 3 years and her medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed her Family Medicine residency at Buffalo General Hospital. She is board certified and has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practitioners. She gives back to the Buffalo community by volunteering her time to give talks that inspire young adults to further their education and to improve their health. Dr. Baez has certification with the NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program. She is fluent in English and Spanish. She has a passion for environmentalism and ecofriendly cruelty-free products. She is an Ambassador Affiliate for Pangea Organics, a line of eco-friendly vegan, gluten free and cruelty free skin care. Http://bit.ly/BuffaloPO

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Protect: Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or s ... Read More

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Dr. Baez's answers on Healthtap are right on. She is thoughtful and gives accurate and trustworthy information. Its also noteworthy that as a Buffalo native, she has remained true to her roots and com...Read More
Nov 10, 2012
Dr. Baez offers thoughtful and well crafted advice to her patients and answers to the questions posted on Health Tap. Dr. Baez provides accurate and caring information and represents the best of Famil...Read More
Mar 31, 2013
Dr. Baez is a caring, confident & compassionate Doctor based her great answers!! A lovely lady too, what else could you ask for in a doctor?? Your Health is in good hands with her :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you that was helpful , I liked your informations...and I'll try it ..this is the first time for me to loose weight
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Very helpful but I work fro. 3:00pm to 2:30am no break by choice so I am starving when I get hone and go to skeep
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks for the answer, I don't get to ask much as I only get 150 letters (bummer) thanks all the same.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

Buffalo general hospital

Awards

American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award With Commendation
SUNY Buffalo SMBS Mark A. Petrino Award
Fellow of AAFP

Affiliations

Lifetime Health Medical Group
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