Kansas City Internal Medicine – St. Joseph Medical Center/Carondelet Campus A Division of Signature Medical Group
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About Eric K. Baker M.D.
Dr. Baker graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine’s integrated six-year medical program. He received a bachelor’s degree with distinction in biology and chemistry in 1991 and a doctor of medicine degree in 1992. He completed his residency at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine from 1992-1995.
Dr. Baker is board-certified in internal medicine since 1995. He is a member of the American College of Physicians.
He served three years active duty in the United States Air Force at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois as a general internist. While there, he helped start a diabetes clinic and taught family practice residents and medical students from St. Louis University as an assistant clinical professor.
Currently, Dr. Baker serves as a preceptor to medical students from Kansas University Medical School and is appointed as a clinical assistant professor. He is a sub-investigator with the Center for Pharmaceutical Research, which conducts pharmaceutical studies. This gives him the opportunity to teach clinical skills to the new generation of physicians.
Dr. Baker’s focus is on preventative medicine as well as the treatment of many diseases. He has a special interest in the care of patients with diabetes.
In his free time, Dr. Baker enjoys spending time with his family, singing, and providing ministry in his church.
Qualifications of Eric K. Baker M.D.
Medical School: University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency: University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine