Mark E. Baker MD

Mark Baker, MD, was recruited by Cleveland Clinic in 1994 to head the Abdominal Section, covering CT, GI and GU Radiology, Ultrasound and MRI. In 2002, he stepped down from leadership in the section to allow a younger staff member to grow in leadership experience. His expertise is primarily in gastrointestinal diseases and his current research interests are in the evaluation of small bowel diseases with CT and MR enterography. He provides radiological services in CT, MRI, Gastrointestinal Fluoroscopy and in Abdominal Interventions. Dr. Baker was born and raised in California, graduated from Occidental College and migrated east for medical school in Chicago, at Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine, then he completed two years of internal medicine training and a diagnostic radiology residency. He moved to Duke University for a computed tomography and ultrasound fellowship and became a clinical fellow of the American Cancer Society. He joined the staff at Duke University as an assistant professor of radiology in 1984. In 1989, he was promoted to associate professor of radiology, and in 1992, he became Head of the Section of Abdominal Imaging in the Duke Radiology Department, covering CT and GI radiology. Dr. Baker is author and co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in the area of abdominal imaging. He is most known for his work in Computed Tomography and was named a fellow of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance in 2002. He started the CT colonography program at Cleveland Clinic in 2000 and the CT enterography program in 2005.


Cleveland Clinic · Imaging/Radiology