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Katherine F. Baker, MD

Philosophy of Care

I feel it is critical to work with my patients' treatment teams to view each patient as an individual from a cancer perspective as well as a human perspective and therefore strive to deliver the best care possible.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9
Based on 145 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Years in Practice: 21


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Radiation Oncology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, lymphomas and lung cancer


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Spending time with family, outdoor activities and gourmet cooking


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Wisconsin Medical School
    Graduation Date 05/1994
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Rush University Medical Center

    RESIDENCY
    School Rush University Medical Center
    Title Chief Resident in Radiation Oncology

  • Memberships

    • American Society for Radiation Oncology
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • The Second International Chicago Symposium on Malignancies of the Chest, Head, & Neck
    • Rush University Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name The Leonard Award

    Name E.K. Van Swearingen Scholarship

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.9
    Based on 145 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.8
    141 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    144 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    145 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    144 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    5.0
    145 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.9
    144 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    142 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    145 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    145 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    135 ratings


    Comments (20)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Aug 25, 2019
    Again a very good experience for a first meeting  
    5.0
    Aug 11, 2019
    the Dr asked me to make the decision regarding my treatment with her guidance, very much appreciated  
    5.0
    Aug 11, 2019
    Dr. Baker was so patient and really took the time to make sure I understood everything going on with my condition.  
    5.0
    Aug 02, 2019
    *Dr. Baker was very kind & understanding.  
    4.9
    Jul 31, 2019
    Dr Baker is beyond wonderful.  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    Doctor spent time explaining my treatment and procedure. She took her time and answered any questions I had.  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    Dr Baker was just about the best doctor I've every spoken with. She was friendly, smart, made sure I understood everything. I wish she were closer to where I live. I don't know whether or See more  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    dr Baker is always thorough to answer questions and explain treatment plans, even for a condition she would be treating me for.  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Doctor Baker is very understanding and anwsers all questions  
    4.8
    Jun 23, 2019
    I have dealt with many doctors through the years. Dr. Baker impressed me with her bedside manner! She is fabulous. For a doctor to have been in practice for over 20 years & still take that amount See more  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    Dr Katherine Baker is professional, informative & supportive. She answers questions patiently & thoroughly. Dr Baker is excellent!  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr. Baker is amazing. She truly cares and it shows. Her thoroughness is greatly appreciated.  
    5.0
    May 02, 2019
    Excellent physician and I really had a great experience over the weeks of treatment.  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    excellent  
    5.0
    Apr 09, 2019
    Between Dr. Baker and her staff, I felt very good and confident about my treatment the minute I walked in their office.  
    4.9
    Apr 05, 2019
    Dr. Baker is the best. She is thorough, conscientious and kind.  
    5.0
    Feb 12, 2019
    Dr. Baker and her staff have always treated me with respect and kindness. I find Dr. Baker to be an exceptional doctor with great mannerisms, willingness to explain and answer all questions which in turn See more  
    5.0
    Jan 03, 2019
    Dr. Katherine Baker was very professional and engaging. She discussed my cancer diagnosis and options in detail and provided her expertise and recommendations in a reassuring manner which made me feel very comfortable in an See more  
    5.0
    Dec 28, 2018
    If anyone I know ever faces cancer I would highly recommend my surgeon,Dr. Baker. I cannot speak highly enough about my team.  
    5.0
    Dec 18, 2018
    Dr.Baker is professional, compassionate & attentive to my needs & care. Excellent Doctor!  
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