Dr. Baker received an M.D. degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1999 after having completed his undergraduate work there as well earning a B.S in Nuclear Medicine. He completed his radiology residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee in 2004. He is certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Baker has published papers in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Cancer Research, and acted as Editor for the Review of Nuclear Medicine Technology: Cardiovascular System, Second Ed.