Dr. John D. Baker, MD

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Cardiology | Male

PACIFIC CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOCIATES 24022 Calle De La Plata Ste 500, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 Get Directions
(877) 430-7337

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Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group has an unfailing commitment to the highest quality of care combined with the expertise of the finest cardiovascular specialists in the country has brought PCA wide recognition and distinction. We are proud of our record of accomplishment and take great pride in our consistently excellent patient outcomes and satisfied, grateful patients. Our holistic, evidence-based approach focuses on the "whole person" from pediatric through geriatric ages.Read more

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based on 10 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Laguna Woods, CA |
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 and friends.
in Irvine, CA |
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 at my old Kaiser records instead told me my Bad cholesterol must be memorized when I come in but wouldn't order a blood test for it. Now I have to another heart dr. Didn't know when to get off plavix.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • 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
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    USC Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1994

    St Marys Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

    University of Chicago Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Southern California

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Baker's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Baker's Care Philosophy

Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group has an unfailing commitment to the highest quality of care combined with the expertise of the finest cardiovascular specialists in the country has brought PCA wide recognition and distinction. We are proud of our record of accomplishment and take great pride in our consistently excellent patient outcomes and satisfied, grateful patients. Our holistic, evidence-based approach focuses on the "whole person" from pediatric through geriatric ages.