Dr. Michael J. Baker, MD

Dr. Michael J. Baker, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 37 years old

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      5 based on 12 responses
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      in Colorado Springs, CO |
      Very nice and easy to talk to. He actually spends time with you and explains things unlike a lot or doctors and I don't feel rushed. Highly recommend him.
      in Monument, CO |
      For one thing -great eye contact, listen and then interpretates. Encourages questions. Down to earth friendly guy! Plus the staff at the hospital liked him.
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      Specialties

      • Gastroenterology
      • Hepatology

      Board Certifications

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      • Gastroenterology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anal or Rectal Pain
      • Anal Prolapse
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Barrett's Esophagus
      • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Celiac Disease
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cirrhosis
      • Colitis
      • Colon Cancer
      • Colon Disorders
      • Colon Polyp
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diarrhea
      • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
      • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
      • Duodenal Ulcer
      • Duodenitis
      • Dysentery
      • Dysphagia
      • Enteritis
      • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Dilation
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Esophageal Ulcer
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Esophagitis
      • Gallstones
      • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastritis
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
      • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
      • Gastroparesis
      • Heartburn
      • Hemochromatosis
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatitis
      • Hepatitis A
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hepatitis C
      • Hernia
      • Ileus
      • Indigestion
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Lactose Intolerance
      • Liver Damage from Alcohol
      • Mesenteric Panniculitis
      • Nausea
      • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
      • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
      • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
      • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
      • Pancreatitis
      • Peptic Ulcer
      • Pouchitis
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Reflux Esophagitis
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Unexplained Weight Loss
      • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
      • Viral Hepatitis
      • Vomiting Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Capsule Endoscopy
      • Colon Cancer Screening
      • Colonoscopy
      • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Colorectal Cancer Screening
      • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
      • Endoscopic Polypectomy
      • Endoscopy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
      • ERCP With Spincterotomy
      • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Liver Biopsy
      • Manometry
      • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Washington School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2005

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Colorado Health Science Center

        Completed in 2008

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Ohio State University Med Center

        Completed in 2011

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Montana / Missoula

        Graduated in 2001

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Gastroenterology
      • Board certified in Gastroenterology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Baker's Care Philosophy

      We strive to be a practice dedicated to state-of-the-art care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We perform most endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), & are skilled in the therapeutic maneuvers associated with each. Dr. Baker joined AG in 2011.  He received his M.D. from the University of Washington in 2005. He received training in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, & then completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He is a member of the ACG, ASGE, AGA, ACP, and the AMA. His clinical interests include all facets of the practice of gastroenterology, hepatology and gastrointestinal endoscopy including pancreatico-biliary therapeutic endoscopy. He also has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. His personal interests include fly fishing, skiing, and golfing. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.