Dr. James Baker, MD

Dr. James Baker, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. James Baker, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Johnson City, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

303 Med Tech Pkwy Ste 200

Johnson City, TN 37604

Contact Information

(423) 794-3040

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% 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

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Palmetto Richland
    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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Baker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

*****If you are in pain, find another physician!***** This doctor spend minimal time with me in the room. He basically said, after I'd been diagnosed by 2 different physicians, that I didn't have RA, and just to call him with any problems. Well, I began having pain a few months later, and found out...more
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