MacArthur L. Baker, M.D.

Dr. Baker joined Metro Anesthesia in 2010 and currently serves as serves as the Privacy and Security Officer. He is a member of the Compliance Committee, Metro Political Action Committee and Scheduling Committee.

After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Grambling State University, Dr. Baker was selected as one of ten research fellows in the United States to join the NIH Academy affiliated with the National Institutes of Health. He graduated medical school from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his Residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Texas at Houston Medical School in the Texas Medical Center where he was selected as “Outstanding Senior Resident”. Practice sites included Memorial Hermann Hospital, LBJ General Hospital, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. After residency, Dr. Baker returned to the Texas Heart Institute and completed a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship where he gained extensive experience managing critically-ill patients and in intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography.

Dr. Baker is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is licensed by the Texas State Medical Board, a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society.

He enjoys listening to music, history, geography, watching and playing sports, traveling, attending church, and spending time with his lovely wife, family, and friends.