Dr. Joshua Fitzgerald Baker MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Joshua Baker is a rheumatologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 21 doctors at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and one of 10 at Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2008

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2008 - 2010

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Management of rheumatoid arthritis.
Baker, J. F.,Pullman-Mooar, S.,Ibrahim, S.

Development and validation of modified disease activity scores in rheumatoid arthritis: Superior correlation with MRI synovitis and X-ray progression.
Baker, J. F.,Conaghan, P. G.,Smolen, J. S.,Aletaha, D.,Shults, J.,Emery, P.,Baker, D. G.,Ostergaard, M.

Early MRI measures independently predict 1-year and 2-year radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: secondary analysis from a large clinical trial.
Baker, J. F.,Ostergaard, M.,Emery, P.,Hsia, E. C.,Lu, J.,Baker, D. G.,Conaghan, P. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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