Michael Baron, D.O.

Michael Baron, D.O. has been volunteering by seeing patients at the DeKalb Physician Care Clinic since 1997, and has had the honor of serving as a member of its Board of Directors since 2006. He has worked as a family physician in his practice SmokeRise Family Medical Associates located in Stone Mountain since 1991. While he is no longer doing hospital work, he still is on courtesy staff at DeKalb Medical Center and Eastside Medical Center so that his patients can benefit from the excellent services provided by these facilities.

Dr. Baron was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He received a B.A. in Biology from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. Dr. Baron attended medical school at the Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in south Florida. He completed his 3 year long family practice residency at Northlake Regional Medical Center.

Since 1991, Dr. Baron has been happily married to his wife Mary. They have two children in their twenties – Diana and Josh.

Dr. Baron is strongly committed to quality compassionate care. He has ranked amongst the top 1-2% of family physicians in metro Atlanta as rated by Quality Care Providers since 1998. He has been designated a “Performance Physician” as well as a “Premium Physician” by United HealthCare since 2004. He is also recognized as an “Aexcel Physician” by Aetna Health Insurance. Past awards include “Teacher of the Year” by the Osteopathic Institute of the South and NCQA commendation for Qualtiy Diabetes Care.