Dr. Elizabeth Baker is a Board Certified Physiatrist who specializes in the non-operative treatment of spinal conditions and musculoskeletal disorders. As a former dancer, she has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting dancers and musicians. In particular, she has expertise in a variety of injections for the spine, muscles (trigger points and botox), and joints. She is also proficient in the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a new and promising technique for chronic tendonitis.
She is a graduate of Harvard University where she completed her major in Biology. Continuing, she went on to pursue medical studies at Columbia University in the College of Physicians & Surgeons. Her internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation were both completed at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Baker is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She is currently the Medical Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation at Columbia University.
In her spare time, Dr. Baker enjoys running, dance, tennis, golf, skiing, cooking, traveling and keeping up with her two sons. Dr. Baker was born in Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish.