Dr. Susan S. Baker obtained her BS at the University of Pittsburgh, MD at Temple University School of Medicine, and PhD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo and her fellowship in gastroenterology at the Combined Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children‘s Hospital of Boston. Dr. Baker worked in Africa and established two new programs in Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina before coming to Buffalo.
She has published many peer-reviewed articles, chapters, reviews, edited four medical textbooks and one non-medical book. Dr. Baker is recognized as a leader in the field, having served as the Chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Nutrition, the Chairperson of the American Board of Pediatrics, sub-board of Gastroenterology and numerous other national and international advisory groups including the Institute of Medicine, USDA and the FDA representative to the CODEX expert committee on infant formula. She has been listed as a Best Doctor continuously since 1996.
Dr. Baker sees patients, performs procedures, directs research, and serves as the Laboratory Director for the Gastroenterology Laboratory at Oishei Children‘s Hospital. She is the Director for the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program and is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Liver (Hepatology), Nutrition, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics
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