CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Seth J. Baum, MD

Boca Raton, Florida

Seth J. Baum, MD



Dr. Baum is a clinical affiliate professor of medicine at Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine, and maintains a clinical practice in Boca Raton, Florida that is devoted solely to clinical lipidology. He is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, as well as in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He founded and directs the only lipoprotein apheresis program in southeast Florida, and lectures worldwide on familial hypercholesterolemia, ASCVD prevention, lipid disorders and evolving therapies, integrative cardiology, sex distinctions in cardiovascular disease, and omega-3 fatty acids. Dr. Baum has directed and founded research laboratories investigating cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories, written numerous peer-reviewed papers as well as two books, “The Total Guide to a Healthy Heart,” and “Age Strong, Live Long; Lessons from my Patients.”

Education and Training

Dr. Baum is a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons; he completed fellowship and residency training in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, and electrophysiology.

Professional Highlights

  • Fellow: American College of Cardiology; American Heart Association (AHA); American College of Preventive Medicine; National Lipid Association; and American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)
  • Founding Physician and Scientist Member, Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Past Treasurer, International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
  • Founder and Director, Women’s Preventive Cardiology Program, Boca Raton Regional Hospital
  • President, American Society for Preventive Cardiology
  • Chair, Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, ASPC
  • Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of Directors, Family Heart Foundation
  • Member: Council for Epidemiology and Prevention; Leadership Committee; Interdisciplinary Council for Prevention; and Prevention Science Committee, AHA
  • Heart Award for lifelong dedication to preventive medicine, Cleveland Heart Lab
  • Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Excel Medical Clinical Trials


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