Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Jessica M. Baker, MD

  • Neurology

About

Dr. Baker is a neurologist and an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health specializing in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders. She earned her medical degree from New York University, NYU School of Medicine and completed a residency in neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Baker also completed a fellowship in movement disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital and in hospice and palliative care medicine at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

Her medical interests include atypical parkinsonism, essential tremor, Huntington’s disease, dystonia, functional movement disorders and ataxia. Dr. Baker’ research interests focus on medical and surgical management of Parkinson’s disease and palliative care and communication in neurology. When teaching, her focus is on bedside clinical teaching, communication skills and mentorship.







University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

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

    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

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

    Specialties

    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Huntington's Disease