Dr. John Scott Baker, MD

Family Medicine
Highlands, NC 28741 (3 other locations)
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About John Scott Baker MD

Dr. John Scott Baker, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Highlands, NC. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks French, English and Spanish.


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Dr. John Scott Baker has 4 locations

John S Baker MD 209 Hospital Dr Ste 203 Highlands, NC 28741
Mountain Heart Center 209 Hospital Dr Ste 304 Highlands, NC 28741
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital 190 Hospital Dr Highlands, NC 28741
Dr. John Scott Baker 479 South Dr Highlands, NC 28741


Dr. John Scott Baker has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. John Scott Baker has the following 7 areas of expertise

  • Contraception
  • Influenza
  • Family Planning
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Check-up


32 Years Experience

Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1991

Dr. John Scott Baker Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna APCN Open Access Aetna Select
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS NC Blue Advantage/Options
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • BCBS TN Blue Network P
  • Blue Advantage
  • Blue Open Access POS Plus - GA
  • Blue Select
  • Cigna Connect - NC
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Oscar GA Employee Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. John Scott Baker

Initially sharing offices with Dr. John Baumrucker, who has since retired from office practice, Dr. Scott Baker reopened his independent medical practice in Highlands in 2008. He rejoined the medical staff of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in 2009, and is now also a member of the hospital's emergency room staff. Dr. Baker earned his medical degree from the Texas A&M University College of Medicine in College Station, TX, and completed his residency in Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest University's (Bowman Gray) School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He earned his undergraduate degree in pre-med from Baylor University in Waco, TX, where he was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society and the Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society. During college, he worked as a paramedic. Prior to reopening his office in Highlands, he practiced in both Rabun County, GA, and Franklin, NC. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice.


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