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Dr. Gerald G Baker M.D.

Surgeon

(32)
1212 Pleasant St Suite 204 Des Moines IA, 50309
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Gerald Baker is a general surgeon practicing in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Baker specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Baker provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.

Education and Training

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1980

Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1980

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Provider Details

Male English 31 years of experience

Treatments

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid Cancer

Residency

  • Central Ia Hlth Sys/Ia Methodi, General Surgery
  • Central Iowa Health System (Iowa Lutheran Hospital) Program

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Gerald G Baker M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 1212 Pleasant St Suite 211

1212 Pleasant St -
Des Moines, IA 50309
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New patients: 515-283-1541, 515-283-1541
Fax: 515-283-0473

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