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

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

4.7 out of 5 (754 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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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Floor 1
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8751

Fax 202-444-8915

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Fax 202-444-8915

6862 Elm Street
Suite 800
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0560

Fax 877-376-2418

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Fax 877-376-2418

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
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • First Health PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

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

    4.8
  • 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

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • May 22, 2024

    Amazing.

  • May 10, 2024

    I was very impressed, satisfied with Dr. Baker's bedside manners. It's rare a doctor of his caliber, show any personality at all. Whereas he had a great sense of humor, that helped ease my anxieties. His team alone side of him was friendly. Overall it was a great visit .

  • Apr 22, 2024

    Good.