John Baker, MD Bio

John K. Baker, MD

John K. Baker, MD, a Lancaster, SC native, a graduate of the University of South Carolina in Biology with Honors from the SC Honors College in 2003, as well as the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC, in 2007. He completed an internal medicine internship in 2008, as well as his residency training in general neurology in 2011, both at Duke University Medical Center. He joined Colonial Healthcare in 2011, where he has practiced in the Midlands of South Carolina. In 2013, he became Neurology Clinic Medical Director at the Midlands Center in Columbia, SC, under the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN). Since 2015, he has been the Medical Director of Palmetto Diagnostics, LLC, a mobile diagnostics company who serves the needs of referring physicians for in home patient neurodiagnostic testing. He is certified by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) in Headache Medicine (2014) and Neuroimaging (2015). He has served on the advisory boards for several pharmaceutical companies as well in local and regional speaker for multiple companies as well. He has been involved in several observational clinical trials involving neurological conditions. His neurological clinical interests involve migraine/headache, neuroimaging, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, and epilepsy, as well as how technology can improve patient care for neurological conditions. As a native South Carolinian, husband to Jessica, father of a eight-year old daughter Amelia, and a former disc jockey in college, his nonclinical interests involve sports, family, and music.