Dr. Richard Baker III, MD

Dr. Richard Baker III, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Richard Baker III, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Bethlehem, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1983 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

800 Eaton Ave Ste 202

Bethlehem, PA 18018

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
more than 85% of peers
Gestational Diabetes
more than 78% of peers
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
more than 82% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

34  Conditions Treated


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14  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Lukes Hospital - Bethlehem
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baker III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baker III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker III to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Baker III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have gone to Dr. Baker for nigh on 10 years now, and I absolutely adore him. His office is easy to reach, there are some later hours a few days a week, and the staff there are very warm and professional. Dr. Baker himself is warm, personable, twinkly, funny, thorough, and excellent at what he...more
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Dr. Baker is the best OB I have ever had. Straight forward, honest, caring and the definition of what a doctor should be .My husband was even impressed by him. When they took me in to get ready for my c section he was talking on the phone with someone and said " I am going to deliver a little baby...more
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Excellent!! Very responsible. You will be in trust hands!!
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Dr. Baker is very warm and welcoming. He cares about my concerns and explains everything thoroughly. I am looking forward to having him deliver my little angel and continuing a relationship with him, Angie and their helpful staff @ St. Lukes Obgyn at Eaton Pointe
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Dr. Baker really makes you feel at home when in his office. He's very knowledgeable, gentle and thorough. A very easy guy to like, even makes jokes which helps to ease anxiety.
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