Dr. Terry Baker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Baker
Telehealth services available

Baker Terry MD Office

3200 Channing Way Ste A105 Idaho Falls, ID 83404

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(208) 552-9530

Dr. Terry Baker, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Baker has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with medical facilities Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and Mountain View Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baker to book an appointment.


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Dr. Baker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 97% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Sinusitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 95% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Sleep Apnea more than 95% of their peers

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

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Sleep Disorders more than 95% of their peers

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

Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Tonsillitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Chronic Tonsillitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Intranasal or Sinus Procedure more than 93% of their peers

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

Tonsillectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Tonsillectomy more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Tinnitus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Tinnitus more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Cholesteatoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Cholesteatoma more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Otitis Media
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker treats Otitis Media more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Baker treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baker

3.5

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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      Dr Baker has a good bedside manner, is attentive to detail and has caring and efficient staff.
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      I love Dr.Terry Baker and the whole staff.. They treat you like family!! Dr.Baker is such a awesome doctor!! I've been goung too him about 7 months now, And he's a great doctor, treats you like family...Not like a number as so many doctors do!! I just appreciate him so much.. I haven't had a doctor like him!! He's good at what he does,I won't go too any other doctor!! Thank you Dr.Baker and staff!! ??
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      Sherry Partridge in Idaho falls, ID – Sep 11, 2018
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      My mother is currently a patient with Dr. Baker and he has been wonderful to work with. The worst kind of news has been delivered to us and Dr. Baker has answered and walked us through everything as well as constantly ensuring my moms health is top priority. We are very blessed to have Dr. Baker and trust his word of treatment/recovery. Words cannot describe my appreciation for you Dr. Baker!
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      • Staff friendliness
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      Idaho Falls – Apr 01, 2018
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      Always willing to work with you and if he doesn't know what is going on he will research it or send you to someone he trusts and knows about the problem.
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      About Me

      Biography

      Dr. Terry Baker, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Baker has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Ear...Read more

      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

      Board Certifications

      Education

      University Hosps And Clinics
      Residency Hospital
      University Mo Columbia School Med
      Residency Hospital
      1995
      University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
      Medical School

      Awards

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      Locations

      Baker Terry MD Office

      Terry Baker M.d.p.a.3200 Channing Way Ste A105 Idaho Falls, ID 83404
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      Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

      Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Cancer Center3100 Channing Way Idaho Falls, ID 83404
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      Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

      Idaho Falls, ID

      70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

      Mountain View Hospital

      Idaho Falls, ID

      79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

      • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)