Dr. Abdul Baker, MD

Dr. Abdul Baker, MD

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Dr. Abdul Baker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fargo, ND and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Wright State Univ Sch Of Med in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery, spinal sensory disorders, and more.Read his story

3000 32nd Ave S

Fargo, ND 58103

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Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Baker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Spondylolisthesis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
Angioma
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
Ataxia
Atlantoaxial Fusion
Autonomic Disorders
Back Disorders
Back Impairment
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Back Sprain
Back Tumor
Basilar Skull Invagination
Biopsy
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Biopsy
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cancer Metastases to the Musculoskeletal System
Cancer Surgery
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Carotid Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Hemangioma
Cavernous Malformation Brain
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cavernous Venous Malformation
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Rib
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Spine Surgery
Congenital Spine Disorders
Cranial Nerve Disorders
Cranial Nerve Lesions
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniocervical Disorders
Craniopharyngioma
Craniovertebral Junction
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Decompression
Decompression Surgery
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
Degenerative Disorders
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Injection
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Discogenic Pain
Discography
Drez-Dorsal Root Entry Zone Lesioning
Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
EMG (Electromyography)
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Ependymoma
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
Giant Cell Tumor
Head and Neck Conditions
Head and Neck Pain
Hemangioblastoma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Germ Cell Tumor
Joint Fusion
Kyphosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Sprain
Malignant Schwannoma
Meningiomas
Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
Metastatic Tumors (Nerves)
Microvascular Decompression
Middle Back Pain
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Diseases
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nerve Tumors
Neuro Interventions
Neurofibromatosis
Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
Neurological Testing
Neuromodulation
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Neurovascular Surgical Services
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Optic Nerve Tumor
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoma
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spinal Disorders
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinched Nerve in Neck
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Basilar Impression
Provocation Discography
Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Removal of Bone Spur
Sacral Hemangiomas - Multiple Congenital Abnormalities
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
Schwannoma
Schwannomatosis
Sciatica
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scoliosis
Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shunts
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Cancer
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Tumor resection
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Total Disc Replacement
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Spine Disease
Tumor Resection
Tumor Surgery
Vascular Disease
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Adjustment
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Biography

"I would like to provide the highest-standard, multi-disciplinary approach of treating patients with neurologic problems using all the clinical resources available at our hospital. My goal is to provide compassionate yet comprehensive neurosurgical c...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University/ Department Of Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Louisville/ Department Of Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital
  • 2007
    Wright State Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2007

Dr. Baker's Reviews

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4.7

Based on 59 reviews

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Dr Baker was interested in me and helping me. He did a wonderful job on my spinal fusion. I have already recommended him to a friend.
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I went to Dr. Baker with severe neck pain that was radiating out to other parts of my body. After doing an MRI he was able to diagnose the problem and propose a solution. He fully explained the surgical procedure that was needed. He encouraged me to stop smoking. He explained that helps in the...Read More
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Dr. Baker was fantastic. He performed surgery on my c4-c5 joint that was compressing my spinal cord. Without his expertise, I would have some serious paralysis. Because the surgery went perfectly, I have been able to resume all activities like playing golf. I could not be happier with the...Read More
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Extremely happy with Dr Baker! He’s very professional, caring and explains exactly what he plans to do and why. I’m very happy with my results from his surgery and would recommend him to anyone that needs back surgery!
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Dr. Baker is fantastic! He performed spinal fusion surgery on me and relieved my numbness and pain! I can't thank him enough for turning my life around now I am pain free! I highly recommend Dr. Baker to patients who need a skilled surgeon!
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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