Dr. Sherman Baker Jr, MD

Dr. Sherman Baker Jr, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Sherman Baker Jr, MD is an oncology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1982 and specializes in oncology.

1250 E Marshall St

Richmond, VA 23298

Contact Information

(800) 762-6161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Pulmonary Disease
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more than 96% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

185  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Med College Of Viginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Internal Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hematology/Medical Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Sherman Baker Jr, MD
From the first time I was diagnosed with a strange and new platelet disorder called ITP. Dr Baker was there. He listens and answers any questions no mater how crazy and points you in the best path for managing your health. I would recommend Dr. Baker again and again.
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Richmond – Sep 06, 2018
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While Dr. Baker (Massey) did not find my stage 3 lung cancer, I do have to give credit where is due. His original RX for treatment was perfectly mixed with chemo and radiation treatments to remission ends. However, the follow up was 'over kill' as he wanted further chemo treatments when my...Read More
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anonymous – Jun 27, 2018
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I am so comfortable being treated by Dr Baker. He uses his keen intellect to find the right treatment to fight my cancer and ensures that the pain and negative consequences that often come wth cancer treatment is mitigated. Dr Baker listens intently and his empathy and sensitivity is easily felt....Read More
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Linda Vegas in Richmond, VA – Sep 17, 2017
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