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Dr. John Baker, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. Baker

Dr. John Baker, MD is a neurology specialist in Sumter, SC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina At Columbia in 2007 and specializes in neurology, neuroradiology, and more.


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(803) 757-4061

Dr. Baker accepts the following insurance:

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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
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Restless Leg Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Tremor more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Asterixis (Flapping Tremor)
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Essential Tremor
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 2

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Testing
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Drug Infusion Pump
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epley S Maneuver
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myobloc Injection
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Numbness
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Testing

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a general neurologist in small town South Carolina, I manage a volume of patients with a wide spectrum of neurologic conditions while encompassing my time as a provider and educator.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Headache Medicine
  • Neuroradiology

Board Certifications

Education

2011
Duke University
Residency Hospital
2008
Duke University
Internship Hospital
2007
University Of South Carolina At Columbia
Medical School
2003
University Of South Carolina At Columbia
Undergraduate School
2011
2008
2007
2003

Awards

Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baker

4.4

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(30)
4 Stars
7.894736842105263%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.157894736842104%
(5)

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Dr. Baker is an excellent doctor who knows what he is doing. I had a pain that my family doctor tried to treat for more than a year. He finally referred me to Dr. Baker who immediately identified my problem and began treatment. Today, I'm almost pain free! I especially was impressed that I didn't...Read More
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Dr Baker is the best! He takes so much time understanding you and trying to fix what is wrong! I totally recommend him if you need a neurologist he is the best!!
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Dr. Baker and his staff are very unorganized the staff do not follow through to let you know ahead of schedule if theres a problem of any kind my daughter is completely out of meds, do you think they helped!! Not at all and Dr. Baker does not have any bedside manners either very cold and stiff
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Dr. Baker is one of the friendliest, most competent neurologists I've ever seen. His bedside manner is above reproach. As far as his treatment plan, I can say with confidence his treatment regimens are working well for me, so I highly recommend Dr. Baker.
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Loved Dr. Baker!! Great personality. Very thorough.
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