Dr. Claire Baker MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Claire Baker is an endocrinologist in Omaha, Nebraska. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Methodist Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Baker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 10 doctors at Nebraska Medical Center and one of 6 at Nebraska Methodist Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Clinical Interests: Obesity, Thyroid Diseases, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Osteoporosis, Pituitary Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus

Hospital Affiliation

Nebraska Medical Center

Nebraska Methodist Hospital
High performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2001

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2001 - 2004

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Class of 1998

Nebraska Wesleyan University
Other Training, Biopsychology with Highest Distinction, 1990 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top Doctor- Internal Medicine, Main Line Today Magazine

Kipling’s Who’s Who

The Leading Physicians of the World

Blockley-Osler/ Dean’s Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching, Jefferson Medical College

Most Outstanding Teaching Award, Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society 2010, Jefferson Medical College

Best Teacher Internal Medicine Residency Program Lankenau Hospital Attending Staff

America’s Top Physicians

Global Directory of Who’s Who

Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Biltimore Who’s Who

Cambridge Who’s Who Executive and Professional Registry

National Registry of Who’s Who

Best Teaching Attending Award, Lankenau Hospital, Department of Medicine

Outstanding Young Men in America

Outstanding Chief Resident Award

Ciby Geigy, Outstanding Teaching Resident Award

Outstanding Medical Resident Award

Phi Beta Kappa – elected

Publications & Presentations

A 28-week extension to a mulitcenter, double-blind, randomized, parallel-group study to compare the effect of 24 week treatment with LAF237.

Safety and efficacy of Exenatide in patients with type 2 diabetes using Thiazolidinediones or Thiazolidinediones and Metformin.

Apidra (insulin Glulisine) administered in a fixed bolus regimen vs. variable bolus regimen based on carbohydrate counting in adult subjects with type 2 diabetes receiving Lantus (insulin Glargine).

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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