Dr. Michael Baker, MD

Dr. Michael Baker, MD

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38 y/o
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Dr. Michael Baker, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.

Associates In Gastroenterology P.C.

2940 N Circle Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "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."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • 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
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • University of Montana / Missoula
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Colorado Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Ohio State University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Baker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Baker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Baker is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker to family and friends
5.0
based on 19 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Baker's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Colorado Springs, CO |
Very personable, easy to talk with.
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Dr. Baker was great. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
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in Colorado Springs, CO |
Most professional and knowledgeable doctor I’ve ever had. Colonoscopy procedure went perfectly. Dr. Baker and his staff were awesome!!
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in Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr. Baker and his staff are very easy to talk with, genuine, and they (and he) wanted to answer my questions and help put me at ease. The nurses and anesthesia specialist were all great. I had a good experience and they even helped put my wife's mind at ease answering her questions about fasting...more
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in Palmer Lake, CO |
Dr Baker personally, as well as each one of his staff whom I dealt with, were fantastic people who did their jobs well. Let's face it- the medical system has become increasingly bureaucratic and cumbersome to navigate as a patient. Especially so, once you get past your primary care doc and into...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Baker accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Baker has admitting privileges

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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