Stephen Bradley Baker, MD,DDS| Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Plastic Surgery | MedStar Health

Stephen Bradley Baker, MD,DDS
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (697 reviews)

Specialties: Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Languages: English

866-990-5516

About me

Dr. Stephen B. Baker is a board certified plastic surgeon who practices all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and is a nationally recognized expert in plastic surgery of the face. Dr. Baker has both dental and medical degrees and has completed eleven years of plastic surgery training at the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania. This expertise is applied to all of his patients in both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Dr. Baker's philosophy and approach to aesthetic surgery has been featured in magazines and newspapers such as Elle, Allure, The London Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, and many others. He has also appeared on local and national news programs including ABC World News Tonight, Nightline, NBC National Nightly News, and The Learning Channel. Dr. Baker has been recognized as one of Castle and Connolly's Top Plastic surgeons since 2005, and he has been ranked in the top 1% of plastic surgeons nationally by U.S. News and World Report. He has been named in Washingtonian's Top Docs, Northern Virginia Magazine's Best Doctors, Virginia Living's Top Doctors, America's Top Doctors, America's Best Doctors, and one of America's Top Plastic Surgeons.

The Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Plastic Surgery is one of the premiere plastic surgery practices in the United States, and keeps Dr. Baker at the forefront of the latest advances in plastic surgery. Dr. Baker actively engages in IRB approved research and clinical trials to improve the clinical care he brings to his patients. He has won awards for the quality of his contributions to the specialty and has several patents for plastic surgery inventions. He has edited textbooks, written numerous chapters and articles, taught courses at the specialty's national meeting, served as a ASMS Visiting Professor, and presented at national and international surgical conferences.  However, the most important part of his practice is his patients. Dr. Baker aspires to treat every patient as he would want himself or his family to be treated while achieving the best result for his patients.

Conditions Treated

  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Nasal Deformities
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Jaw Deformities
  • Chin Surgery
  • Facial Asymmetry
  • Skin Cancer
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Facial Trauma
  • Mohs Defects
  • Scars

Procedures Performed

  • Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)
  • Face Lift
  • Chin Surgery (Chin Implant)
  • Facial Implants (Cheek Implant and Jaw Implant)
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Asymmetry
  • Cranioplasty
  • Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Mohs Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Breast Reduction
  • Liposuction

Clinical areas of focus

  • Acquired Ear Deformity
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Brow Droop
  • Brow Lift
  • Chin Lift
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Ear Deformity
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Deviated Septum
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Face Lift
  • Facial Asymmetry Surgery
  • Facial Deformity
  • Facial Fracture
  • Genioplasty
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Reconstruction Of Nose
  • Rejuvenation
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty Revision
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Rejuvenation
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Scars
  • Acquired Absence Of Breast
  • Acquired Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Acquired Ear Deformity
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Brow Droop
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Ear Deformity
  • Deviated Septum
  • Disorder Of Earlobe
  • Eyelid Trauma
  • Facial Deformity
  • Facial Fracture
  • Forehead Nodule
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Face
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Hemangiomas
  • Lefort Fracture
  • Lipedema
  • Lipomas
  • Nose Fracture
  • Occipital Mass
  • Polysyndactyly
  • Positional Plagiocephaly
  • Prominent Ears
  • Ptosis Of Breasts
  • Ruptured Implant
  • Scar Hypertrophy
  • Scar On Neck
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Arm Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Chin Lift
  • Circumferential Liposuction Of Calves And Ankles
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Exoderm Non Surgical Face Lift
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Face Lift
  • Facial Asymmetry Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Flap Surgery
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Genioplasty
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lipectomy
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Mammoplasty
  • Mastopexy
  • Mastoplasty
  • Mohs Defect Repair
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Non Surgical Face Lift
  • Oncologic Reconstruction
  • Panniculectomy
  • Reconstruction Of Nose
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Rejuvenation
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Removal Of Buccal Fat Pads
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty Revision
  • Scar Revision
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Graft
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Thigh Lift Surgery
  • Transgender Care
  • Turbinate Surgery
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Practice locations

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0560

Fax 877-376-2418

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Fax 877-376-2418

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Floor 1
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8751

Fax 202-444-8915

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Fax 202-444-8915

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • United Student Resources
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • First Health PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare Prime
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP

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Education

Fellowship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (2001)

Residency Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (2000)

Internship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (1997)

Residency Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (1996)

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1993)

Dental School: University of California at Los Angeles Medical Ct (1990)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Dec 13, 2023

    I have no idea what the plan is.

  • Dec 12, 2023

    Dr Baker was great. If I need plastics again I would 100% return to his practice.

  • Dec 6, 2023

    I couldn't expect anymore from the doctor. He was simply the best.