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About

Education: 

  • Undergraduate: Brigham Young University-Idaho 
  • Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences 
  • Internship: IU-Health Ball Memorial Hospital Transitional Year Residency
  • Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Nebraska Medical Center 
  • Fellowship: Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic 

Certifications:

  • Board Eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Professional Memberships: 

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • Spine Intervention Society 
  • North American Spine Society 

Dr. Bryan Baker, was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho, graduating from Hillcrest High School. His involvement in athletics at a young age included hockey, basketball, baseball, and football. His proficiency in sports gained him varsity status in cross country, basketball, and tennis while attending high school.

After returning from a mission in Argentina for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he continued his athletic journey and played tennis for BYU-Hawaii. After one season of collegiate tennis, he decided to turn his focus toward education, transferring to BYU-Idaho to finish his degree in Exercise Science. In what he believed to be a future pursuing dentistry, Bryan instead chose to pursue a path toward medicine.

Bryan attended medical school at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, Washington. It was during his third year of medical school that he finally discovered the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, immediately sparking his lifelong interest in the medical field. After completing his education and internship in Muncie, Indiana at Indiana University-Health Ball Memorial Hospital, he then accomplished specialty training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

After residency, Bryan found himself accepted into a NASS-Recognized Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. While there, he had the opportunity to train alongside internationally and nationally renowned spine surgeons and spine interventionalists. His training was particularly strong in the diagnosing and treatment of disorders of the spine, which he now brings to the Southeastern Idaho community.

With three different states and five years of ongoing training, Dr. Bryan Baker and his family are excited to be back in Idaho to serve the greater Idaho Falls area. Outside of medicine, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four amazing children. You can find Dr. Baker enjoys Idaho recreation, whether it be camping with family, road cycling, mountain biking, playing tennis, or finding any way to enjoy the outdoors. Even in winter, Bryan and his family can be found snowmobiling, skiing, snowboarding, or ice skating.