Dr. Craig Baker, MD

Dr. Craig Baker, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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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 University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1520 San Pablo St Ste 4300

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Baker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Dissection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Aortic Dissection more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Vascular Disease more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Craig Baker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Of S Ca/Lac and Usc
    Residency Hospital
  • 1995
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995

Awards

Dr. Baker's Reviews

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4.0

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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...Read 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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Keck Hospital of USC

Los Angeles, CA