Dr. James W. Baker was born and raised in Wisconsin. He attended the University of Washington where he received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. After graduating from the University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine in 1970, he completed a pediatric internship at the University of Vermont then returned to the University of Wisconsin for a pediatric residency. In 1972, Dr. Baker became chief resident and earned The Student Teaching Award. Under Dr. Charles Reed, one of the foremost allergists in the country, Dr. Baker completed an allergy and immunology fellowship before entering into private practice in 1974. For his 36 years of service in the Portland area, his colleagues named him “one of Portland’s finest” physicians. Dr. Baker is board certified in both pediatrics and allergy and immunology and welcomes all patients seeking treatment for their allergies, asthma, and immunologic disorders. Being involved in research of medications for the treatment of allergies, asthma, and immunologic disorders keeps Dr. Baker on the cutting edge with the latest treatments and medications.