Dr. John Baker, MD

Dr. John Baker, MD

Neuroendovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. John Baker, MD is a neuroendovascular surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1997 and specializes in neuroendovascular surgery, vascular neurology, and more.Read his story

300 Medical Pkwy Ste 212

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 312-5292

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

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Dr. Baker's Experience

Dr. Baker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neuroendovascular Surgery
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Baker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "John R. Baker, MD, PhD is the Chief of Neuroscience, and Director of the Neurovascular Center and NeuroIntensive Care at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. He also leads our NeuroInterventional team. Dr. Baker specializes in neuroendovascular surgery and vascular and critical neurology. His focus is on the treatment of cerebrovascular disease including acute stroke with thrombectomy, angioplasty and stenting for carotid and vertebrobasilar revascularization, brain aneurysm treatment by coiling and flow diversion, and arteriovenous malformation embolization and stereotactic radiosurgery. He also performs procedures like tumor embolization and sclerotherapy, as well as spine kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty. Dr. Baker received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in neurology as well as fellowships in radiology, endovascular surgical neuroradiology, and vascular and critical care neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Before joining the Chesapeake Regional Neuroscience Institute, Dr. Baker served as Director of the Neurovascular Center at Bon Secours and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Baker's research interests include the investigation of neurointerventional surgery and endovascular neurosurgery techniques. His study of human brain activity using functional neuroimaging to help provide more effective care during the management of and recovery from neurovascular disease."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "In the past, treating complex brain and spinal cord diseases required open surgery. Today, the Chesapeake Regional Neurovascular Center, located at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, provides innovative comprehensive treatments for all kinds of vascular and endovascular neurologic conditions, including acute strokes, tumors, brain aneurysms, and brain/spine vascular malformations."

5  Specialties

  • Neuroendovascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Vascular Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Bringham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Baker, MD
If you've been treated by Dr Baker you've had the best in the business. Professional, personable, knowledgeable, confident and competent. Performed an intracerebral thrombectomy after my 75 y.o. mother had a sudden left MCA stroke. The outcome would have been markedly different had Dr. Baker...Read More
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