Karen Baker, MD Karen Baker, MD

Karen Baker, MD

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Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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919-684-2516 Office number
919-668-0321
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
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ABOUT ME

Couples struggling to get pregnant can feel stressed and isolated and the choices they face can seem overwhelming. That is why it is essential to me that couples have a thorough understanding of the options available to optimize the man's fertility before embarking upon a reproductive plan. Each couple is unique and I work hand-in-hand with our female reproductive specialists to help couples realize their goals. I think it is important to honor the couple's decision and it has been my privilege to help thousands of couples on their journey to grow their families. I have over two decades of experience in microsurgery and I use surgical, medical, and lifestyle approaches in my practice.

School of Medicine Department
School of Medicine Division
LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Training
EDUCATION
MD, Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences (Maryland), 1995
RESIDENCY
Internship, General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center (Washington), 1996
Urology, Madigan Army Medical Center (Washington), 2001
FELLOWSHIP
Male Infertility, The Cleveland Clinic (Ohio), 2012
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Urology, Urology
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests include using developing tools to help predict a couple's chance of success with reproductive treatment, varicocele and vasectomy reversal outcomes, medical options to improve sperm parameters, and health and lifestyle conditions that impact fertility.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.