Dr. Stephen Bradley Baker, MD, DDS

Dr. Stephen Bradley Baker, MD, DDS

Dr. Stephen Bradley Baker, MD, DDS

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-8752
Fax: 866-990-5516

Contact this Provider:

  • Craniofacial Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal scars
  • acquired absence of breast
  • acquired deformity of reconstructed breast
  • acquired ear deformity
  • arteriovenous malformation (avm)
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominoplasty
  • aesthetic surgery
  • arm lift
  • blepharoplasty
  • body contouring surgery
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About the Provider

Dr. Stephen B. Baker is a board certified plastic surgeon who practices all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and is a nationally recognized expert in plastic surgery of the face. Dr. Baker has both dental and medical degrees and has completed eleven years of plastic surgery training at the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania. This expertise is applied to all of his patients in both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Dr. Baker's philosophy and approach to aesthetic surgery has been featured in magazines and newspapers such as Elle, Allure, The London Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, and many others. He has also appeared on local and national news programs including ABC World News Tonight, Nightline, NBC National Nightly News, and The Learning Channel. Dr. Baker has been recognized as one of Castle and Connolly's Top Plastic surgeons since 2005, and he has been ranked in the top 1% of plastic surgeons nationally by U.S. News and World Report. He has been named in Washingtonian's Top Docs, Northern Virginia Magazine's Best Doctors, Virginia Living's Top Doctors, America's Top Doctors, America's Best Doctors, and one of America's Top Plastic Surgeons.

The Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Plastic Surgery is one of the premiere plastic surgery practices in the United States, and keeps Dr. Baker at the forefront of the latest advances in plastic surgery. Dr. Baker actively engages in IRB approved research and clinical trials to improve the clinical care he brings to his patients. He has won awards for the quality of his contributions to the specialty and has several patents for plastic surgery inventions. He has edited textbooks, written numerous chapters and articles, taught courses at the specialty's national meeting, served as a ASMS Visiting Professor, and presented at national and international surgical conferences.  However, the most important part of his practice is his patients. Dr. Baker aspires to treat every patient as he would want himself or his family to be treated while achieving the best result for his patients.

Conditions Treated

  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Nasal Deformities
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Jaw Deformities
  • Chin Surgery
  • Facial Asymmetry
  • Skin Cancer
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Facial Trauma
  • Mohs Defects
  • Scars

Procedures Performed

  • Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)
  • Facelift
  • Chin Surgery (Chin Implant)
  • Facial Implants (Cheek Implant and Jaw Implant)
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Asymmetry
  • Cranioplasty
  • Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Mohs Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Breast Reduction
  • Liposuction


  • Fellowship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (2001)
  • Residency Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (2000)
  • Internship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (1997)
  • Residency Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (1996)
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1993)
  • Dental School: University of California at Los Angeles Medical Ct (1990)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

FACE-Q Eye Module for Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Cosmetic Eye Treatments.
Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Grotting JC, Baker SB, Carruthers J, Carruthers A, Van Laeken N, Sykes JM, Schwitzer JA, Pusic AL.

Self-Report Scales to Measure Expectations and Appearance-Related Psychosocial Distress in Patients Seeking Cosmetic Treatments.
Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Alderman A, East C, Badia L, Baker SB, Robson S, Pusic AL.
Aesthet Surg J. 2016 Oct;36(9):1068-78. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjw078.

Development and Psychometric Validation of the FACE-Q Skin, Lips, and Facial Rhytids Appearance Scales and Adverse Effects Checklists for Cosmetic Procedures.
Klassen AF, Cano SJ, Schwitzer JA, Baker SB, Carruthers A, Carruthers J, Chapas A, Pusic AL.
JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Apr;152(4):443-51. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0018.

Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the FACE-Q Scales for Patients Undergoing Rhinoplasty.
Klassen AF, Cano SJ, East CA, Baker SB, Badia L, Schwitzer JA, Pusic AL.
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Jan-Feb;18(1):27-35. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2015.1445.

Endara MR, Allred LJ, Han KD, Baker SB. Applications of fat grafting in facial aesthetic skeletal surgery.Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Mar;34(3):363-73

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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center