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Joel M Baumgartner, MD

Surgical Oncologist

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Joel Baumgartner is a surgical oncologist that treats cancers of the GI tract and melanoma. He got his medical diploma from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and went at University of Colorado School of Medicine where he completed his internship and residency. Later on, Dr. Baumgartner completed his medical education with a fellowship at University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. He is currently affiliated with UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center and also board certified in surgery.

  • Education & Training


    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    Medical School


    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO



    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO



    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (866) 773-2703

    3855 Health Sciences Dr

    La Jolla, California 92093

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Joel M Baumgartner has contributed to 3 publications.

    Laparoscopy is Safe and Accurate to Evaluate Peritoneal Surface Metastasis Prior to Cytoreductive Surgery.

    Marmor, R. A.,Kelly, K. J.,Lowy, A. M.,Baumgartner, J. M.; Ann. Surg. Oncol.. 2015 Nov 07.

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    Laparoscopic Evacuation of Mucinous Ascites for Palliation of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei.

    Kelly, K. J.,Baumgartner, J. M.,Lowy, A. M.; Ann. Surg. Oncol.. 2014 Nov 15.

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    The American Society of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies (ASPSM) Multiinstitution Evaluation of the Peritoneal Surface Disease Severity Score (PSDSS) in 1,013 Patients .

    Esquivel, J.,Lowy, A. M.,Markman, M.,Chua, T.,Pelz, J.,Baratti, D.,Baumgartner, J. M.,Berri, R.,Bretcha-Boix, P.,Deraco, M.,Flores-Ayala, G.,Glehen, O.,Gomez-Portilla,...; Ann. Surg. Oncol.. 2014 May 24.

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    Society of Surgical Oncology

    American Association for Cancer Research

    American College of Surgeons

    American Society of Clinical Oncology