Dr. David Baker, MD

Dr. David Baker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. David Baker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mount Vernon, WA and has been practicing for 35 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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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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
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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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