Peter B. Baker, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Peter B. Baker, MD

Peter B. Baker, MD

Advanced Lung Disease
Physician Team

Anatomic Pathology
Vice Chair/ Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator

Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Clinic
Physician Lead

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Vice Chair

Pathology Fellowship

Contact Information

Laboratory Medicine/Anatomic Pathology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5450
FX: (614) 722-2899


Peter B. Baker, MD, is Section Chief for Anatomic Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Baker’s clinical activities include Surgical Pathology and Autopsy Pathology. Special areas of interest in clinical practice are cardiovascular pathology and congenital heart disease, renal pathology, transplant pathology and autopsy pathology. His primary research interests are in cardiovascular pathology and familial cardiac disease. Dr. Baker is a member of the Heart Lung Research Institute at The Ohio State University. A current project involves defining the pathologic features of heritable cardiac disease due to mutation in the LMNA (lamin A/C) gene. Teaching activities include lectures for students in the colleges of Medicine and Dentistry as well as teaching residents and fellows.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 08/31/1978


  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1982


  • Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


  • Anatomic Pathology


  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/28/2003


  • Deutsch GH, Young LR, Deterding RR, Fan LL, Dell SD, Bean JA, Brody AS, Nogee LM, Trapnell BC, Langston C, and the Pathology Cooperative Group: Albright EA, Askin FB, Baker P, Chou PM, Cool CM, Coventry SC, Cutz E, Davis MM, Dishop MK, Galambos C, Patterson K, Travis WD, Wert SE, White FV; on behalf of the Child Research Co-Operative. Diffuse Lung Disease in Young Children. Application of a Novel Classification Scheme. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 179: 1120-1128, 2007.
  • Raman SV, Sparks EA, Baker PB, McCarthy RT, Wooley CF. Mid-Myocardial fibrosis by cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with lamin A/C cardiomyopathy: possible substrate for diastolic dysfunction. Journal Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 9: 907-913; 2007.
  • Stojanovski SD, Casavant MJ, Mousa HM, Baker P, Nahata MC. Atomoxetineinduced hepatitis in a child. Clinical Toxocology 45: 51-55, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Consumers Research Council of America
  • Listed, Guide to America’s Top Pathologists
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000