Dr. Baker Bio

Internist and Arthritis Expert Los AngelesSusan A. Baker, MD, FACR, is a renowned rheumatologist currently healing patients with both rare and common diseases related to connective tissue from her private practice in Beverly Hills. Dr. Baker understands that the process of treating arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions can often be complex and continuous; therefore she has dedicated her life’s work to providing comprehensive care and support during each step of the journey. Here at the offices of Dr. Baker, our mission is to make patients the top priority and provide the most cutting-edge, compassionate care available.

Arthritis and various connective tissue disorders can drastically impact your quality of life and level of functioning. Luckily, a number of treatment options are available to help you effectively treat and manage the symptoms of your arthritis or musculoskeletal condition. If you or someone you know is currently suffering from such conditions, be sure to contact an experienced rheumatologist or internal medicine specialist like Dr. Baker before your symptoms worsen.

Services Offered

In order to serve all her patients’ needs, Dr. Baker is able to provide a number of both diagnostic and treatment services from the convenience of her Beverly Hills facilities. From accurate diagnosis to treatment and symptom management to after care, Dr. Baker will recommend which individualized combination of services and treatment options will best treat the type and severity of your condition. Some of the many comprehensive services Dr. Baker provides include :

  • Lab services, including blood work and testing
  • X-rays for diagnostic and comparison purposes
  • Musculoskeletal ultra-sound guided joint injections
  • EKGs to evaluate cardiac functioning
  • Bone densitometry (Dexa scans)
  • IV infusion Services
  • Pain management counseling

Conditions Treated

By combining her years of rigorous education, extensive training, and field experience, Dr. Baker is able to provide compassionate, individualized treatment for many rheumatic conditions including, but not limited to the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Temporal arthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Chronic back pain
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Celiac disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

If have been diagnosed with or suspect you may be suffering from one of the aforementioned conditions, it is important to seek the medical advice of a board certified rheumatologist such as Dr. Baker as soon as possible. If left untreated, the symptoms associated with each respective condition with gradually worsen and could potentially cause permanent internal damage.

Schedule a One-on-One Consultation With a Los Angeles Rheumatologist

Not only is Dr. Baker is considered a true expert in her field, but she is also consistently providing the highest quality care available for arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases. In addition to being board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology, Dr. Baker has also received the prestigious “Patients’ Choice Award” and “Most Compassionate Doctor” award. Dr. Baker has helped countless individuals just like you regain control of their body, successfully manage symptoms, and restore their quality of life. If you would like to schedule an appointment with a rheumatologist in the greater Los Angeles area, call Dr. Baker at (310) 274-7770 at your earliest convenience.

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