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Joshua N. (Josh) Baker, MD

  • Phone: 617-643-9280
Cardiac Surgery
Department of Surgery


  • Heart Center
  • Heart Failure/Transplant
  • Heart Valve Program
  • Thoracic Aortic Center
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease Program
  • Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant Program
  • Transplant Center
  • Heart Transplant
Clinical Interests
Thoracic aortic surgery
Aortic valve repair
Mechanial support devices
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, University of Kansas Medical Center
Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients

An MGH transplant miracle

This marks the second time in the past 20 years that the MGH has performed a heart and liver transplant, also the second operation of its kind ever done in New England.

Cardiac ECMO survivors celebrate each other and MGH staff

Seventeen MGH patients who experienced serious cardiac events received a second chance thanks in part to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a technique that oxygenates and removes carbon dioxide from the blood outside a patient’s body, allowing his or her damaged heart and lungs time to recover.

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Systemic Cardiovascular Disease

Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care present a dynamic symposium on systemic cardiovascular disease.

Cardiac Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-643-9280
Phone 2: 617-724-0800
Fax: 617-726-5804