Susan Baker

Susan S. Baker

Susan S. Baker MD, PhD

UBMD Pediatrics


Liver (Hepatology); Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterology; Pediatrics

Not accepting new patients


Liver (Hepatology), Nutrition, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents

Physician Gender:


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:

  • Cert, Medical Educators, Royal College of Physicians (2010)
  • 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 in Physiological Genomics (2018)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Harry Shwachman's Award (Nominated) (2017)
  • Google Scholar: Most Cited Faculty in the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2017)
  • Food and Drug Administration: Pediatric Advisory Committee Award (2016)
  • 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)
  • Parent's Choice Award (2008-2009)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician’s research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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