Bruce Baethge, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Rheumatology

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 21, 2008

  • Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, TX, MD, 1978
  • Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, BS, 1974

  • Specialty Training
  • Rheumatology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1983-1985
  • Internal Medicine Residency and Internship, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, 1981-1983, 1978-1979

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Clinical Professor of Medicine

    Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, elected faculty member, May 1991
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Medicine Housestaff, LSUMC in Shreveport, June 1991 & June 1992
  • Elected Marshall, LSUMC Student Graduation Ceremonies, May 1992
  • Texas Gulf Coast Arthritis Foundation Grant 1992
  • Internal Medicine Alumni Society Society Teaching Award Recipient, (First Place), UTMB, April 2003
  • Named as one of Best Doctors in United States by Best Doctors Inc., 2004
  • "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2005-2007, 2011-2015
  • University of Texas Medical Branch President's Cabinet Award - Helping Osteoarthritis Patients Project, September 2006

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish

    Patient Ratings

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    Friendliness/Courtesy of Provider

    4.9 out of 5
    Provider Concern for Questions/Worries

    4.8 out of 5
    Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions

    4.8 out of 5
    Time Provider Spent with Patient

    4.8 out of 5
    Likelihood of Recommending Provider

    4.8 out of 5
    Wait Time at Clinic

    4.0 out of 5

    Patient Comments



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    1605 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508