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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 138 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Years in Practice: 22


    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 138 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
    137 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    137 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    138 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    135 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    138 ratings


    Comments (27)

    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
    Dec 06, 2019
    I have already recommended DMG to multiple friends and colleagues.  
    5.0
    Oct 19, 2019
    very helpful appointment; appreciated time spent with me to address my concerns  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    We really enjoyed meeting with Dr. Baker. Her bedside manner was excellent and expertise of the disease she is treating from my Dad was apparent. We appreciated the confidence she had in treating him and See more  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    *Dr. Baker is awesome - very caring, thoughtful, smart, knowledgeable. Excellent "bedside" manner.  
    5.0
    Oct 10, 2019
    She took my concerns very seriously and spent a lot of time researching what was going on.  
    5.0
    Oct 08, 2019
    Wonderful doctor in every way, I would not change her with the world.  
    5.0
    Sep 19, 2019
    love Dr Baker!  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2019
    Very positive experience. Dr. Baker is excellent. Feel very fortunate to be her patient.  
    5.0
    Sep 12, 2019
    Dr. Baker is excellent!! Professional, knowledgeable & compassionate.  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2019
    *Dr. Baker is very thorough, and I never feel that she rushes the appt. time.  
    3.8
    Sep 01, 2019
    Dr. was nice and answered my questions. I don't know if enough time was spent with me to ensure everything was discussed. Always seemed hurried after I've wait for long time to be seen.   
    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.  
    5.0
    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  
    5.0
    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.  
    5.0
    Apr 05, 2019
    Dr. Baker is the best. She is thorough, conscientious and kind.  
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