Michael Baad, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Michael Baad, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Radiology


  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • MRI, Pediatric
  • CT Scan, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Ultrasound
  • Fluoroscopy of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract In Pediatric Patient
  • Fluoroscopic Voiding Cystourethrography In Pediatric Patient
  • Fluoroscopic Air Contrast Barium Enema In Pediatric Patient
  • Reduction of Intussusception of Ileal Bladder In Pediatric Patient


Michael Baad, MD is a radiologist specializing in Pediatric Radiology. He is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Radiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.     Dr. Baad graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan where he earned his B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering in 2005. He then received his M.D. at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2011.     Following an internship in Preliminary Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens, Dr. Baad served as a resident in Diagnostic Radiology from 2012 to 2016 at the University of Chicago. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2017. Dr. Baad joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in August 2017 as Assistant Attending of Radiology.     Dr. Baad's clinical expertise is in pediatric imaging, where he interprets a wide variety of studies including radiographs, CT, ultrasound and MRI. He also performs pediatric fluoroscopic procedures including esophagrams, upper GIs, small bowel follow throughs, contrast enemas, intussusception reductions and voiding cystourethrograms.     Dr. Baad's research interests are focused on pediatric dose reduction and advancing modalities without ionizing radiation, such as pediatric body MRI and ultrasound. He also has expertise using contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for a variety of clinical applications, including liver lesion characterization and contrast enhanced voiding urosonography (ceVUS). Dr. Baad has numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations at national meetings.     In addition to clinical and research interests, Dr. Baad is an active teacher of residents, fellows and medical students. He is a member of the American College of Radiology CPI expert panel in Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Baad is also a member of the Society for Pediatric Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, and the American College of Radiology. 



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2011
  • B.S.E., University of Michigan, 2005


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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