Dr. Bob Baker’s passion and expertise is helping doctors to rediscover their love of practicing medicine while boosting patient ratings and physician compensation.
He believes that practicing medicine is the best job in the world… and that physicians should be able to, and can, reignite their satisfaction and passion for their work—even today!
As an internist/gastroenterologist in private practice for 35 years, Dr. Bob is proud to have received Press Ganey scores in the 99th percentile from his patients. He has a deep understanding of the challenges physicians face nowadays and how to overcome them to create win-win results for physicians and patients alike.
Dr. Baker attended Princeton University and got his MD from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at Weil Cornell Medical Center and did his GI fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.
He is the author of The Performance of Medicine, his unique book of techniques and strategies to help physicians better communicate and connect with their patients.
Dr. Baker is an Assistant Professor Emeritus of the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and served as a Physician Master Facilitator in the Culture of C.A.R.E. initiative of Northwell Health, one of the country’s largest health systems. In that capacity he helped train Northwell’s employees to deliver better, more empathic care to patients…and have more enjoyment and satisfaction doing it.