Jonathan C. Baker, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Director, MSK Imaging and Interventions Fellowship
Director, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Barnes-Jewish West County Hopital

Clinical Expertise:
Musculoskeletal Radiology

Jonathan C. Baker, MD, is an associate professor of radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Baker completed both his residency in diagnostic radiology and a musculoskeletal fellowship at MIR. He was named chief resident in 2008 and Fellow of the Year the following year. His clinical areas of interest include musculoskeletal trauma, sports medicine, arthritis, bone and soft tissue tumors, musculoskeletal ultrasound, imaging-guided percutaneous procedures, peripheral nerve imaging and metabolic bone disease.

Baker is director of MIR’s musculoskeletal imaging and interventions fellowship program and has received the Distinguished Teaching Award several times. He is also an active member of several organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the International Skeletal Society and the Society of Skeletal Radiology. He earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University.

Clinical Interest

MRI, musculoskeletal procedures/ interventions, vertebral augmentation, bone biopsy, radiofrequency ablation, sports medicine, musculoskeletal imaging, musculoskeletal CT, musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound-guided procedures, peripheral nerve imaging, metabolic bone disease

Research Interests

MRI, musculoskeletal procedures/ interventions, vertebral augmentation, bone biopsy, radiofrequency ablation, sports medicine, musculoskeletal CT, musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound-guided procedures, peripheral nerve imaging, metabolic bone disease

Link to Publications

Education History

Fellowship

Musculoskeletal Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Medical Degree

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Undergraduate

Saint Louis University

Associations

Radiological Society of North America
American Roentgen Ray Society
International Skeletal Society
Society of Skeletal Radiology
Educational Exhibit Awards Committee, Radiologic Society of North America
Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on Musculoskeletal Imaging, American College of Radiology
Consultant to the Musculoskeletal Committee, National Football League
ACL Task Force, National Football League
Resident & Fellow Panel member, Radiographics

Awards

2021–2022 Honor Roll Award, Academy of Educators, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2010 Fellow of the Year, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2008 Chief Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2004 Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Distinguished Teaching Award, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology