Jessica Baker, MD

  • Neurology
Jessica Baker, MD


Jessica Baker, MD, is a neurologist at UW Health and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She specializes in movement disorders and other serious neurological conditions.

In her practice, Dr. Baker treats movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, tremors, dystonia, ataxia and drug-induced movement disorders. She also cares for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (L ALS) and other severe neurological illnesses.

Dr. Baker’s approach to care focuses on collaboration with other specialties and clinicians, communication and patient-centered treatment. By working with patients to mutually decide on care plans that represent their personal goals, she strives to maximize each patient’s quality of life.

Dr. Baker conducts research on the medical and surgical management of Parkinson’s disease and the importance of patient-provider communication in neuro-palliative care.

In her free time, Dr. Baker enjoys spending time outdoors and trying to keep up with her toddler.

I am humbled by the resiliency I witness every day taking care of patients in the clinic.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Neurology
Medical School
  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Movement Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Movement Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Hospice and Palliative Care, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Areas of expertise