Dr. Joseph Baust

Joseph A. Baust Jr., MD, FAAP


Undergraduate: Centre College of Kentucky
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Residency: Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Board Certified: American Board of Pediatrics
Fellow: American Academy of Pediatrics

James River Pediatrics

12655 Warwick Boulevard
Suite B
Newport News, VA 23606



(757) 592-9280

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Pediatrician in Newport News

Joseph A. Baust Jr., MD, FAAP, received his undergraduate degree in biology from Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, Kentucky.  He earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee and completed a pediatric residency at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in 2004.  In 2014-2015, Dr. Baust was Chief of Pediatrics at Mary Immaculate Hospital.  Dr. Baust is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Baust previously practiced medicine in Tennessee and moved to Newport News in 2006, where he resides with his wife and two sons.  He enjoys reading, writing, history, playing tennis and spending quality time outdoors with his family.

Dr. Baust joined TPMG and opened James River Pediatrics on October 3, 2016.  He welcomes his existing patients and new patients to reserve an appointment.

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Honors and Awards

2019 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
2017 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
2015 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
2014-2015, Dr. Baust was Chief of Pediatrics at Mary Immaculate Hospital
2013 Virginia Living Magazine "Most Beloved Pediatrician"

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