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
  • Department of Neurology

Practice locations

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  • University Hospital - Movement Disorders Clinic (Neurology)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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  • UW Health at The American Center - Huntington's Disease Clinic
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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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
  • Movement Disorders