Dr. Lora Baker, DPM
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Podiatric Surgery | Female

Care Philosophy

Allentown Family Foot Care and its team of podiatric physicians and dedicated staff provide Lehigh Valley residents remedies for heel pain, as well as the latest in medical and surgical treatments of the entire foot and ankle.

Biography

Born and raised in New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Baker joined the practice in July of 2002. She enjoys treating all aspects of foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Baker is an avid runner and enjoys competing in 5K and ½ marathons on a regular basis. She likes to keep her athletes on their toes. She also has a special interest in heel pain, treating patients with state of the art options — both surgical and non-surgical. She prides herself in being an expert in custom orthotic and bracing options as well.

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

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4.4
based on 16 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Baker'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Orefield, PA |
Dr. Baker is a very personable and knowledgeable podiatrist. I am always happy to recommend her to friends and acquaintances.
in new philadelphia,pa |
great and a very good doctor, cared about your needs
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Dr. Baker says...

Born and raised in New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Baker joined the practice in July of 2002. She enjoys treating all aspects of foot and ankle disorders.

Dr. Baker is an avid runner and enjoys competing in 5K and ½ marathons on a regular basis. She likes to keep her athletes on their toes. She also has a special interest in heel pain, treating patients with state of the art options — both surgical and non-surgical. She prides herself in being an expert in custom orthotic and bracing options as well.

Dr. Baker's Care Philosophy

Allentown Family Foot Care and its team of podiatric physicians and dedicated staff provide Lehigh Valley residents remedies for heel pain, as well as the latest in medical and surgical treatments of the entire foot and ankle.

Dr. Baker says...

Common problems treated:

  • Conservative & Surgical treatments
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Ulcer Care
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Ingrown Nails
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Ulcer and Wound Care
  • Heel Pain/Spurs
  • Corns and Calluses/Warts
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Arch Pain
  • Flat Feet
  • Mycotic Nails (Fungus Nails)

Special services for our patients:

  • Custom Molded Shoes
  • Extra Depth Shoes
  • Custom Prescription Orthotics
  • Second Surgical Opinions
  • Custom Bracing
  • Doppler Testing
  • In-office Shoe Room
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound, E-Stim, and Anondyn
  • X-rays in office
  • 24 hour coverage
  • Hospital/Office Surgery
  • Shock Wave Therapy for Heel Pain
  • Computer Gait Analysis
  • Various product lines to treat:
    • nail fungus
    • dry / cracked skin
    • muscle aches
    • and more

Dr. Baker says...

All of our podiatric physicians have extensive training and experience to bring you the latest in medical and surgical treatments of the foot and ankle.

  • Treatment for Painful Heels
  • Anodyne Therapy System
  • Keryflex™ Nail Restoration System

Dr. Baker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in Foot Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Foot Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Undergraduate School
    Muhlenberg

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Nail Avulsion and Excision