Christopher Baumbach, MD - Family Medicine - Avera Medical Group Family Health Center - Sioux Falls, SD
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Christopher Baumbach

Christopher Baumbach, MD

Family Medicine

"Each age group brings about different health challenges, but it’s the uniqueness of each patient that demands care that is personalized, effective and high quality."

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About Me

In college, Christopher Baumbach, MD, enjoyed studying various avenues of science. He wanted to add a personal touch to his interest, which led him to pursue a career in medicine.

Dr. Baumbach serves the whole family and individuals of all ages — babies, children, teens, adults and older adults. He practices as a family medicine at Avera Medical Group Family Health Center – Sioux Falls.

Expert Care for the Whole Family

Family medicine providers offer services related to common conditions and illnesses. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Immunizations
  • Health screenings for general wellness, school, sports or military
  • Well-child and well-woman exams
  • Pre- and postnatal care
  • Post-surgery care
  • Laboratory services, stress tests, X-rays and ultrasound procedures

“Along with family medicine, I also encourage preventive medicine,” said Dr. Baumbach. “It’s a way to help the patient to live normally on a day-to-day basis and prevent disease.”

Virtual Care for Convenient Appointments

Dr. Baumbach has experience in meeting with patients face-to-face through virtual visits. At Avera, not only do you have the opportunity to meet with Dr. Baumbach in an in-person appointment, but also virtually through AveraNow for patients’ convenience.

Active Lifestyle

When he’s not at work, he enjoys staying active with his family. Dr. Baumbach is into distance running — completing many half-marathons — as well as golfing and hiking. He’s married and loves raising his children and supporting them in their activities.

Experience

Education

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Medical School

Residency

Duluth Family Practice Residency Program - Duluth, MN, Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians

Certifications

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Certified Medical Examiner

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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