Dr. John Baker

Neurology
Sumter, SC
13 years experience male

Locations

Colonial Neurology

Sumter, SC

Address

385 W. Wesmark Blvd., Sumter, SC
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(803) 905-1390

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Coventry Health Care

Humana Insurance Company

Medicare

VA healthcare

About

Bio

General neurologist, specialty in Headache Medicine & Neuroimaging UCNS certified;, seeing adolescents to elderly. Sports fanatic, family man.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neurology, Board Certified

Neuroradiology, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: North Carolina, South Carolina

Doctor Q&A

307 Answers
125 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Mirtazapine: Usually most side effects other than headache and nausea will abate in less than 24 hours. Most side effects that take many days to weeks before they ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Twitching: Usually single or two muscle facial twitching will resolve on its own. Often occurring when we are under high stress or sleep deprived. In those setti ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Eye pain: Yes. Sudden onset eye pain that is persistent and progressive needs ER eval asap.
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Testimonials
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Oct 19, 2012
Thorough, Accurate & precise. Very impressive indeed.
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Sep 8, 2016
He may be busy, but even though he was not able to completely resolve my problem, I would recommend him to any patient.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Baker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for taking time out of your schedule to help people like me. I have been so worried about my Mom and I'm trying to research her MRI results because the doctors...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Im 28 w/4 herniated disc 3 w/central protrusion w/thecal sac tears, PT unsuccessful, pain now down legs. SI joint damag bc L leg 1/2" longer
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I walk every day about 5 miles lost weight to help it. It's just my doctor treats me like he don't belive me or that's what it feels like

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, SC
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

John T. Stevens Foundation Award
Clinical Neurology Award, USC SOM 2007

Affiliations

American Academy of Neurology
American Headache Society
International Headache Society
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