Call : 716-323-0080 for appointments or information

PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGISTS & NUTRITIONISTS


Call : 716-323-0080   for appointments or information

TRIBUTE TO ROBERT & SUSAN BAKER

Thank you for your years of service from all your staff and fellows!

Susan S. Baker obtained her BS at the University of Pittsburgh, MD at Temple University School of Medicine, and PhD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Baker completed her residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Buffalo and her fellowship in gastroenterology at the Combined Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children's Hospital of Boston. Dr. Baker worked in Africa and established two new programs in Gastroenterology and Nutrition, at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina before coming to Buffalo. Dr. Baker published many peer-reviewed articles, chapters, reviews, edited four medical textbooks and one non-medical book. Dr. Baker is recognized as a leader in the field, having served as the Chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Nutrition, the Chairperson of the American Board of Pediatrics, subboard of Gastroenterology and numerous other national and international advisory groups including the Institute of Medicine, USDA and the FDA representative to the CODEX expert committee on infant formula.  Dr. Baker is listed as a Best Doctor continuously since 1996.

Dr. Baker sees patients, performs procedures, directs research, and serves as the Laboratory Director for the Gastroenterology Laboratory at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.  Dr Baker is the Program Director for the Pediatric GI Fellowship program.

Susan Baker is boarded in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

As of July 1st, 2018, the University at Buffalo Pediatric GI Fellowship was placed on a "hold status" for accepting fellowship applications for the incoming year of 2019.  This was due to the leaving of Dr. Susan Baker MD PhD, co-chief and program director and Dr. Robert Baker MD PhD, co-chief.


Also affected by this loss was the closing of our GI research lab and loss of our two notable research scientists Dr. Lixin Zhu and Dr. Wensheng Liu. 


We are currently in re-structuring mode to replace these valuable resources with hopes to rebuild the training program.

Robert D. Baker obtained his BA at Harvard University, MD at Temple University School of Medicine, PhD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Baker completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Buffalo and his fellowship in gastroenterology at the Combined Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children's Hospital of Boston. Dr. Baker has worked in Africa and established two new programs in Gastroenterology and Nutrition, at the University of  Massachusetts Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina before coming to Buffalo. Dr. Baker has numerous publication in peer reviewed journals, chapters, and reviews. He has edited four medical textbooks. Dr. Baker is nationally recognized as a leader currently serving on the Executive Board of the Section of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Hepatology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Baker is listed as a Best Doctor continuously since 1996.

Dr. Baker sees patients, performs procedures, directs research, and serves as the Medical Director of the Variety 4 Procedure Area and the Tanner 8 Infusion Area. Robert Baker is boarded in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

STATUS OF FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM