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Dr. John Baker, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.0 (34)
Map Pin Small New Orleans, LA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Baker, MD

Dr. John Baker, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine and is affiliated with University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Baker, completed a residency at LSU Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Baker an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Baker works at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Baker's Office Locations

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    University Medical Center
    2000 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 702-3000
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Sunday
    08:30 - 17:00

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  • University Medical Center New Orleans

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Diet Counseling
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Gallbladder Removal
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Gastric Bypass Surgery
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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
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Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Thoracentesis
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    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1447239116
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • LSU Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Baker works at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. View the full address on Dr. Baker’s profile.

    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Baker. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Baker.

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