Dr. Richard Baker III, MD

Dr. Richard Baker III, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Baker III, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Bethlehem, PA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

800 Eaton Ave Ste 202

Bethlehem, PA 18018

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • 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
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Baker III'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Bethlehem, PA |
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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in Bethlehem, PA |
Excellent!! Very responsible. You will be in trust hands!!
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in Palmer township , PA |
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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in Bangor, PA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Baker III accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
    Regional Pref Network EPO
    Regional Pref Network HMO
    Regional Pref Network HMO+
    Regional Pref Network POS+
    Regional Pref Network PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Keystone Health Plan East HMO
  • MagnaCare
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Baker III has admitting privileges

Easton Hospital
250 S 21st St
Easton, PA 18042
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St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus
801 Ostrum St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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