Dr. Baker is a Clinical Instructor in Rheumatology at Stanford University with a focus on patient care, bench research, and clinical trials. He studied at Harvard Medical School and trained in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He subsequently came to Stanford for his fellowship in Rheumatology and before becoming Clinical Instructor spent a year as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. William Robinson. He continues to work with Dr. Robinson conducting basic research related to characterizing novel autoantibodies in ANCA-vasculitis. He is also working with Dr. Mark Genovese on several clinical trials with a focus on systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome and IgG4-related disease.

Clinical Focus

  • Rheumatology
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • IgG4-related disease
  • ANCA-vasculitis

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Scientist Development Award, Rheumatology Research Foundation (02/01/17 - 01/31/2019)
  • KL2 Stanford Spectrum Mentored Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health (07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019)
  • Distinguished Fellow Award, American College of Rheumatology (11/28/16)
  • Bevra Hahn Distinguished Fellow Scholarship, California Rheumatology Alliance (5/24/16)
  • ACR/EULAR Exchange Program Award, American College of Rheumatology (6/12/17)

Professional Education

  • Residency:Massachusetts General Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (2014) MA
  • Medical Education:Harvard Medical School (2011) MA
  • Fellowship:Stanford University - Immunology/Rheumatology (2016) CA
  • M.S., Stanford University, Epidemiology and Clinical Research (2019)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College (2004)
  • Board Certification, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014)
  • Board Certification: Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2016)