Ep. 110 – Jeffrey Baker, DPM, FACFAS, ACFAS/Balance Health

Dean’s Chat Co-hosts, Dr. Jeffrey Jensen and Johanna Richey are joined by Dr. Jeffrey Baker, DPM, a podiatric physician and surgeon at the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute practicing in Lincoln Park, Chicago area.
Dr. Baker graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1992 with his degree in Athletic Training and Cardiovascular Health and Exercise. Dr. Baker completed his Doctorate of podiatric medicine at Kent State University- Ohio College of Podiatric medicine and went on to do his 3 year surgical residency at St. Mary Hospital in Hoboken, New Jersey. He completed a 1 year Fellowship in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at The Weil Foot and Ankle Institute in Des Plaines, Illinois. 

During high school and college, he was a varsity soccer player and still enjoys playing with his German team! Tune in to hear his perspective on sports medicine and why Fellowship was important to him.

Dr. Baker is current faculty for the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Podiatric surgical residency program in Chicago, IL and the Regional Chief Medical Officer with Balance Health. Join us, as we discuss “all things podiatric medicine”, including discussions on student etiquette, awkward interactions or conflicts on externships, various business structures podiatrists can consider, as well as involvement with professional organizations such as the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.