Laurence H Baker DO

Professor, Medical Oncology
Specialties: 
Medical Oncology
Clinical Interests:

Survivorship for patients with soft tissue and bone sarcomas, collaborative clinical trials

Locations

U of M Internal Medicine Oncology

Cancer Center Floor B1 Reception C
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5912
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-647-8902
Fax:
734-647-8672

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • University of Osteopathic Medicine and surgery, 1966

Residency

  • Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Internal Medicine, MI, 1969

Fellowship

  • Oncology, Wayne State University, 1972

Board Certification

  • Oncology

  • Internal Medicine

Research

Sarcoma tumor biology.

Biography

Dr. Laurence Baker received his osteopathy degree in 1966 from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines. After completing an oncology fellowship at Wayne State University, in Detroit, Dr. Baker joined the faculty in 1972. In 1986, he became director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology, a position he held until 1992. In 1987, Dr. Baker accepted the directorship of the Meyer L. Prentis Comprehensive Cancer Center of Metropolitan Detroit. He joined the University of Michigan in 1994 where he served as associate chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology until April 2005, when he became chairman of the Southwest Oncology Group, the largest clinical trials organization in the United States. Dr. Baker's interests include sarcoma research, clinical trials and new drug development.

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