Susan Baker

Susan S. Baker

Susan S. Baker MD, PhD

UBMD Pediatrics


Liver (Hepatology); Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterology; Pediatrics



Liver (Hepatology), Nutrition, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents

Physician Gender:



UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
University Commons
1404 Sweet Home Road
Suite 5
Amherst, NY 14228
Office Hours: Monday, Thursday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Phone: (716) 323-0080
Fax: (716) 323-0295
Not accepting new patients

UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
Southwestern Office Park
4535 Southwestern Blvd.
Suite 712
Hamburg, NY 14075
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm; Tuesday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Phone: (716) 323-0080
Fax: (716) 323-0295
Not accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp
  • YourCare

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School (1984)
  • Clinical Fellowship, Nutrition, Harvard Medical School (1982)
  • Research Fellowship, Nutrition, Harvard Medical School (1982)
  • PhD, Human Nutrition, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1982)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1975)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1973)
  • MD, Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine (1972)
  • BA, Biology, University of Pittsburgh, cum laude (1968)

Awards and Honors:

  • American Physiological Society: Distinction in Scholarship - 'Gut microbiome may contribute to insulin resistance and systemic inflammation in obese rodents: a meta-analysis' (2018)
  • Hepatology (Journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases): 2nd Most Cited Paper Published in 2013 (2014)
  • Food and Drug Administration: Advisory Service Award (2005)
  • American Gastroenterology Association: Obesity Program Moderator (2004)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Award for Service (2001)
  • American Board of Pediatrics Honor (2000)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: Service Award (1997)
  • American Gastroenterology Association: Nutrition Program Moderator (1995)
  • American Health Magazine: Best Doctors in America (1996-Present)
  • Society of Cwens (Lambda Sigma Honor Society)
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd: America‘s Top Doctors (2013-2017)

Research Profile:

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