Charles Baron, MD, MPH, is a primary care provider and assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
He obtained his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Wesleyan University and his medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University. He went on to complete his residency in the primary care internal medicine program at GW and is excited to join the GW faculty as a primary care physician.
Dr. Baron has focused much of his education on promoting health equity and practicing harm reduction. During medical school, he obtained a Master of Public Health degree, focusing on population health and the importance of involving local communities in health program design.
He understands and focuses on patient-centered care and shared decision-making, appreciating that every patient has their own goals with regard to optimizing their health. He is passionate about teaching and is excited to continue working at the GW MFA in both a primary care and educational role for medical students and resident physicians. He is well placed to capitalize on his experience within the GW system to help his patients navigate the complexities of health care and to serve as a capable primary care physician as well as care coordinator.