Dr. Nicholas Baker, MD

Dr. Nicholas Baker, MD

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Dr. Nicholas Baker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Wv Univ Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

200 Lothrop St Ste C800

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-7555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Diseases
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more than 75% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 74% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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more than 68% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Baker does not have any board certifications listed.

27  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

22  Procedures

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Wv Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

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3.0

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Dr Baker has no compassion of a doctor. He does not know how to treat his patients and has no sense for their feelings or their family. Due to this we have lost our Mother because of the fear that was installed in her after hearing she had stage 3 cancer all by herself. I would never recommend him...Read More
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