Dr. Joseph Baker, MD

Dr. Joseph Baker, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Joseph Baker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

2001 Crystal Spring Ave Sw Ste 201

Roanoke, VA 24014

Contact Information

(540) 853-0100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • 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
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.

Typically treats 83% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Mitral Valve Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Aortic Dissection
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Aortic Dissection more than 34% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 34% of their peers

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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
  • 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
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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 31 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1989
University of Virginia
Residency Hospital

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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Mar 27, 2019
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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

Carilion Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery2001 Crystal Spring Ave Sw Ste 201 Roanoke, VA 24014
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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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Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Roanoke, VA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average