Dr. Craig Baker, MD

Dr. Craig Baker, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Craig Baker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1520 San Pablo St Ste 4300

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

(323) 442-6878

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 77% of peers
Septal Defect
normal
more than 72% 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

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of S Ca/Lac and Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Baker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Baker fixed my mitral valve regurgitation with very little discomfort. My heart was checked, monitored & X-ray everyday, with the blood pressure & pulse rate improving everyday. Discharging from Keck Hospital in 6 days, I was walking 1 mile daily from the 2nd week, & stopped taking any pain...more
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Our experience with Dr. Baker has been amazing. Dr. Baker and his incredible team not only is professional but has an outstanding knowledge of cardiac surgery and diseases of the heart. My husband required cardiac surgery. Dr. Baker performed an amazing surgery for my husband, humbly explained...more
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