Dr. David Baker, MD

Dr. David Baker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. David Baker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mount Vernon, WA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1400 E Kincaid St

Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Contact Information

(360) 428-2501

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)

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Dr. Baker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 87% 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
Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Myelopathy more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Spondylosis more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Baker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mount Vernon, WA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Oregon Health and Science University
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Oregon Health and Science University
Residency Hospital
1981
Oregon Health and Science University
Internship Hospital
1980
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
1982
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baker

3.3

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
51.515151515151516%
(17)
4 Stars
6.0606060606060606%
(2)
3 Stars
3.0303030303030303%
(1)
2 Stars
3.0303030303030303%
(1)
1 Star
36.36363636363637%
(12)

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3 years ago Dr Baker performed needed surgery on my cervical spine, replacing two discs and fusing for vertebrae. Two weeks ago he performed surgery on the lumbar region. In both cases the surgeries went perfectly. Dr Baker was very clear on what will be done and spoke in a way I could understand....Read More
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8 weeks of my life were in excruciating pain awaiting insurance approval to get an MRI and ultimately meet my future surgeon. I had a herniated disk between c5 and c6. Doc Baker booked me immediately for surgery in his surgery center and I woke up with zero symptoms. Rehab was easy, my scar is...Read More
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I was recommended to Dr. Baker by a very close friend who had had spinal fusions performed by Dr. Baker. Her recovery was successful so I felt that Dr. Baker would be a good fit. He was very professional and upfront with how the spinal fusion would be done and what I needed to do to recover...Read More
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Dr Baker was professional, warm and inviting when I first came into Fourth Corner Neurosurgery. However, after surgery I began having new symptoms and new muscle weakness. Dr Baker raised his voice to me and told me that I should be better by now. He said he'd done his job and now it's up to me to...Read More
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Dr. Baker spent the necessary time to explain to my wife and I my condition, this facilitated our decision to proceed with surgery. Excellent results and services, I highly recommend Dr. Baker for lower spine surgery treatment of spinal stenosis.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
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Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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Skagit Valley Hospital

Mount Vernon, WA