Joseph A. Baust Jr., MD, FAAP

Accepting New Patients

Dr. Joseph Baust

TPMG James River Pediatrics

12655 Warwick Boulevard
Suite B
Newport News, VA 23606

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(757) 592-9280

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM




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 the Hampton Roads area 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  opened TPMG James River Pediatrics in 2016.  He welcomes his existing patients and new patients to reserve an appointment.


Dr. Baust’s Printable Biography


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


2022 ‘Top Doc All-Stars‘ of Hampton Roads
2021 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2020 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2020 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2019 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2019 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2017 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2015 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2014-2015, Dr. Baust was Chief of Pediatrics at Mary Immaculate Hospital
2013 Virginia Living Magazine "Most Beloved Pediatrician"