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Dr. Nicholas Baker, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Baker

Dr. Nicholas Baker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He specializes in thoracic surgery.


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(412) 647-7555

Dr. Baker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
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Dr. Baker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Esophageal Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 97% 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 95% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Lung Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Baker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baker

3.7

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1 Star
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My brother was diagnosed with Advanced stage 4 Metastatic lung cancer in January 2017. The horror and heartache was beyond anything I thought I would be able to handle. Dr. Baker not only saved my brothers life by making all the right decisions, he stayed involved when brain cancer was discovered...Read More
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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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