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About Dr. Christine D Baker

Dr. Christine D Baker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Northampton, MA, with another office in Florence, MA. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Baker is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. She speaks English.

Dr. Baker has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christine D Baker is Great. Dr. Christine D Baker has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Christine D Baker is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Christine D Baker has 2 locations

get directions BERKSHIRE HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
30 Locust St
Northampton, MA 01060
get directions Pioneer Valley Internal Medicine
15 Straw Ave
Florence, MA 01062

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Specialties

Dr. Christine D Baker has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Christine D Baker has the following 6 expertise

  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Physical
  • Vaccination
  • Heartburn
  • Weight Loss

Reviews

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The most knowledgeable professional

She knows most aspects of medical excellently. 100 % trust to her.She is an Unique physician.

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Outrageous Waiting Time

I have only had 1 appointment with Dr. Baker, which lasted 15 minutes at most. For this one short appointment I waited for an HOUR and a HALF before I actually saw the doctor! After 45 minutes of waiting I approached the receptionist to let her know how long I had been waiting, and her response to me was a fairly dismissive "yeah, sorry. Dr. Baker always runs late." After about an hour, I finally got into the exam room and found that there was no reading material and I had no cell reception. So, the remaining 30 minutes of my wait were particularly boring. Upon greeting me, Dr.Baker did not acknowledge, much less apologize, for being so ridiculously late. During my time in the waiting room, it also came to my attention that there was no background music. While this in itself is not a huge deal, I noticed that I could hear what was being said in the exam rooms closest to the waiting area. I tried my best not to listen to what was being said, but going into an appointment after that made me self-conscious about what I was saying and uncomfortable because I didn't know who might be listening. The actual appointment went fine and since I've only been once I cannot really vouch for the overall accuracy of her diagnosis; however, because of how long I waited and the unpleasant nature of the front desk staff (the nurses were very sweet), I will not be going back to Dr. Baker. Despite my dissatisfaction with Dr. Baker, I have previously been to see the PA working at the office, Deborah Bloom (Blume? I'm not sure I spelled her last name correctly), and she is fantastic. She is very pleasant,informative, and as far as I could tell from my extended stay in the waiting room, she is pretty good about keeping appointments on schedule.

Wait time
56 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Accurate Diagnosis
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Spends Time with Me
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Five Stars

I love this doctor...none better!

Wait time
10.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Baker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Baystate Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Christine D Baker Accepts the Following Insurance

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    • 15 Straw Ave Florence, MA 01062

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