Dr. Baker completed pre-medical school at the University of Southern California, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Science. He then continued his medical education at the USC School of Medicine, where he received his Medical Degree. Dr. Baker completed a one-year internship at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Santa Clara, California, where he specialized in internal medicine, followed by a three year term of internal medicine residency and chief residency at the USC Medical Center, in Los Angeles, California. He then completed three years of fellowship specializing in Cardiology at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California. After completing his Cardiology fellowship at St. Mary's, Dr. Baker went on to complete an interventional fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. After completing his interventional fellowship in 1995, Dr. Baker practiced in Sacramento and Red Bluff, California, before moving to Lakeland, Florida in 1995. Dr. Baker lived and practiced in Florida until 1998. Dr. Baker then relocated back to California, and practiced Cardiology again in the Sacramento area for about a year. In August of 1999, he moved to Orange County and practiced in areas surrounding Laguna Hills. Dr. Baker has privileges at the Memorial Care Hospitals. Dr. Baker was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1990, in Cardiovascular Disease in 1997, and in Interventional Cardiology 1999.