James R. Baugh, M.D., F.A.A.P.

James R. Baugh, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Fairfax County & Loudoun County, VA

Virginia Pediatric Group

James R. Baugh  Fairfax County & Loudoun County, VA

Dr. James R. Baugh was born in New York and considers San Marino, California his hometown. He attained his Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology at Stanford University. He then earned his medical degree from George Washington University in 1980.  He completed his Pediatrics residency training at the William Beaumont Army Center in 1983. His career prior to joining Virginia Pediatric Group in 1989 includes being in the U.S. Army in Missouri and Belgium. He also completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He has received numerous teaching awards including Best Pediatric Resident Teaching Award, Best Ambulatory Pediatric Attending Teacher at Inova Fairfax Children's Hospital 1999, 2005, 2011 and a Teacher Excellence Award from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010.

His interests in pediatrics are multifaceted . His professional enjoyment stems from his intrigue into the many facets of child health and development and how children and families can thrive. He enjoys seeing the human brain develop and adapt as a child is nurtured, loved, and educated. He also likes learning about problems and issues in infectious illnesses, both here and abroad. More recently international adoption has become an interest as it involves child development, sometimes infectious illnesses, and always international medicine. In the recent years, he has traveled internationally to promote Pediatric education training efforts in Haiti. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is proficient in French.  In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, exercise, hiking , biking, French, music, travel and gardening. He has two grown children and resides in Fairfax with his wife.