Dr. Richard Gerrit Bakker MD Internist

Dr. Richard Bakker is an internist in Columbus, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mount Carmel St. Ann's and OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. He is one of 71 doctors at Mount Carmel St. Ann's and one of 132 at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Riverside Methodist Hospitals/OhioHealth
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2006–2009

Ohio State University Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2009–2011

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Class of 2006

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Identification of specific chemoattractants and genetic complementation of a Borrelia burgdorferi chemotaxis mutant: flow cytometry-based capillary tube chemotaxis assay.
Bakker, R.G., Li, C., Miller, M.R., Cunningham, C., Charon, N.W.

Isolation and characterization of chemotaxis mutants of the Lyme disease Spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi using allelic exchange mutagenesis, flow cytometry, and cell tracking.
Motaleb, M.A., Miller, M.R., Bakker, R.G., Li, C., Charon, N.W.

CheX is a phosphorylated CheY phosphatase essential for Borrelia burgdorferi chemotaxis.
Motaleb, M.A., Miller, M.R., Li, C., Bakker, R.G., Goldstein, S.F., Silversmith, R.E., Bourret, R.B., Charon, N.W.

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