Dr. John Baker, MD

Dr. John Baker, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. John Baker, MD is a cardiology specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

24022 Calle De La Plata Ste 500

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(877) 430-7337

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
normal
more than 49% of peers
Thrombosis
normal
more than 43% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
more than 37% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Usc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • St Marys Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

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 to recommend Dr. Baker

3.5

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Baker (along with Dr. Van) diagnosed and treated me for SCAD at Mission Hospital. His bedside manner was excellent and the thoroughness with which he explained my treatment plan was exceptionally detailed. He answered my many questions with patience and in terms I could understand. He and Dr....Read More
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The office visit went smoothly. Courteous and pleasant staff, short wait time. I felt I was in good hands with Dr. Baker. He answered all my questions and added good advice. He did a full evaluation and ordered the appropriate tests. And yes, I would definitely recommend Dr. Baker to family...Read More
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Got assigned Dr. Baker as my cardiologist when I changed from Kaiser to Aetna HMO. Had a heart attack in June 2015 and had stints put in. Intro meeting with Baker didn't go well at all. He refused to order a blood text to test my cholesterol and wouldn't even open the CD I brought with me to look...Read More
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