Dr. Catherine Baker, DO

Dr. Catherine Baker, DO

Breast Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o

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Dr. Catherine Baker, DO is a breast surgery specialist in Gig Harbor, WA and has been practicing for 8 years. She specializes in breast surgery and general surgery.Read her story

Franciscan Surgical Associates at St. Anthony

11511 Canterwood Blvd NW Ste 100

Gig Harbor, WA 98332
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Surgery
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Breast Disorders
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon Cancer
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I want you to be treated the way I want my family to be treated.  You will always be seen my me and not a PA or nurse practitioner.  I want to help you get back to your best health!


  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


Greenville Hosp Sys University Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Greenville Hosp Sys University Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med
Medical School
University Of Tampa
Undergraduate School
Regis University
Undergraduate School


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I found Dr. Baker to be kind, compassionate and a very able surgeon. Others I know who have used her services also highly praised her.
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I am a 35-year (and counting) survivor of breast cancer. I was diagnosed with an intraductal papilloma in my left breast. I selected Dr. Baker because she specialized in breast surgery, lymph node and lymphedema evaluation since I had 26 lymph nodes removed resulting in lymphedema. She was the...Read More
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I was very pleased with the efficiency of the office staff in scheduling a consult and upcoming surgery in a reasonable time (during the busy holiday season) to allay my anxiety over a new breast diagnosis. Dr Baker is very personable, takes time with her patients, gives good explanations and...Read More
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Dr Baker performed emergency surgery on me and saved my life. As a surgeon, she has excellent diagnostic and surgical skills. I was in the CCU for 7 days following surgery, and received continuing great care. She is very personable and I recommend her at the highest level.
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Did not seem interested in listening to my issue (lump) rarely looked up at me, more interested in pushing a procedure I did not ask for (bariatric) stating my weight will probably kill me before my lump
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN

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St. Anthony Hospital

Gig Harbor, WA

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