Dr. Christopher Baker, MD

Dr. Christopher Baker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Christopher Baker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Winter Park, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1605 W Fairbanks Ave

Winter Park, FL 32789

Contact Information

(407) 975-0200

Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Baker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Baker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New York & Presbyterian
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York & Presbyterian
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NOVA Award for clinical excellence in neurosurgery,
  • AANS/CNS Galbraith Award for excellence in cerebrovascular research,
Media & Publications

Dr. Baker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker to family and friends
70 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (28)

Dr. Baker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

My wife was diagnosed with a herniated disc about a year ago. The first doctor we saw made the condition seem very difficult to treat, suggesting fusion. We got a second opinion because that seemed desperate & scary. Dr Baker said he would sue any doctor that would suggestion fusion for her...more
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Dr. Baker performed a spinal procedure on L3-4 on January 10, 2018 at Florida Hospital Orlando. I was experiencing severe right leg pain. I am recovering but the pain is gone and I am looking forward to a full recovery. My experience with Dr. Baker and his staff, before and after the procedure, has...more
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He is a pompous jerk who doesn't listen. His office is a mess--hard to get ahold of anyone. go to someone else!!!!!
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THIS IS THE MOST RUDEST, ARROGANT PHYSICIAN I HAVE EVER MET. HAS NO BESIDE MANNER NEVER EXPLAINED WHAT TYPE OF SURGERY THAT I WAS NEEDING AND HIS OFFICE STAFF DOESNT EVEN KNOW HOW TO BE PROFESSIONAL.
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I went to Baker with a severely herniated cervical disk, seeking a second opinion on the advice of my GP. An orthopedic surgeon earlier recommended fusion, which I was worried about. Dr. Baker recommended artificial disk replacement instead. His rationale was sound. The surgery went very well. I...more
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