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Office1520 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033Phone(323) 442-5849Fax(323) 442-5956
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- Dr. Craig Baker is a thoracic surgeon in Los Angeles, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Keck Hospital of USC, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Methodist Hospital of Southern California, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice 22 years. He is experienced in adult general thoracic surgery, aortic surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and pediatric / congenital cardiothoracic surgery.
Education & Training
- University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical CenterFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2002 - 2005
- University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1995 - 2002
- Georgetown University School of MedicineClass of 1995
Certifications & Licensure
- CA State Medical License 1997 - 2022
- American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
- Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
- Super Doctor SuperDoctors.com
Publications & Presentations
- Long-term outcomes with the pulmonary autograft inclusion technique in adults with bicuspid aortic valves undergoing the Ross procedureVaughn A. Starnes, Ramsey S. Elsayed, Robbin G. Cohen, Anna Olds, Markian M. Bojko, Wendy J. Mack, Raffaello M. Cutri, Hans Baertsch, Craig J. Baker, S. Ram Kumar, Mic...> ;The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2021 Feb 4
- Commentary: Expanding the utility of the Ross procedure-Proceed with cautionRamsey S. Elsayed, Craig J. Baker, Vaughn A. Starnes> ;The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020 Oct 22
- Cardiovascular computed tomographic angiography as a patient avatar for virtual surgical planning: Repair of a Raghib syndrome variant in middle adulthood.Saif Azam, Craig J. Baker, Vaughn A. Starnes, Jerold S. Shinbane> ;Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. 2020 Jul 18
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