Dr. Joseph Baker, MD

Dr. Joseph Baker, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Baker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

2001 Crystal Spring Ave SW Ste 201

Roanoke, VA 24014

Contact Information

(540) 853-0100

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  • Aetna
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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(540) 853-0100

Dr. Baker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Baker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Patent Ductus Arteriosus more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Baker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1989
University Of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1983
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1983

Awards

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Recently had mitral valve repair surgery with dr Baker. I am happy to recommend Dr Baker and staff. Dr Baker was very thorough in advising me of what to expect. Surgery and recovery was much easier than I originally anticipated thanks to dr Baker and his ability in performing my surgery
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very patient, understanding of my concerns and fear of the surgery. explained answers to all of my questions. everyone I asked about my selection of dr. baker, including other doctors was positive plus as to his competence and results. I would not hesitate to add my name to this list of satisfied patients.
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Locations

Carilion Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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