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Ryan Baker

Ryan J. Baker, MD

  • Pediatrics
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Ryan Baker, M.D., is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric sports medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. He completed his pediatrics residency at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, followed by a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Baker has practiced in Spokane since 2012, joining Shriners Children's Spokane in 2017. He is an alumnus of both Whitworth University and the University of Cincinnati, but also roots for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. In his off time, Dr. Baker enjoys being at the beach or in the mountains with his wife and two children.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - General
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
United States of America

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

University of Californa, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Washington School of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 20017-Present: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2008-Present: American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • 2011-Present: American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2019-Present: Advisory Board Member, Return to Learn Concussion Project, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center
  • 2017-Current: Team Physician, Shadle Park High School, Spokane, Washington
  • 2012-Present: Team Physician, North Central High School, Spokane, Washington
Awards and Honors
  • 2020 Washington State Athletic Trainers' Association Physician Award
Providers Academic Works And Presentations Accordion Title
  • Presentation: School Nurse Organization of Washington (SNOW) Conference - Return to Activity Recommendations during the COVID Pandemic (3/2021)
  • Presentation: Ontario School District Athletic Staff - Really? You Want Us to Wear a Mask While We Exercise? Ontario, Oregon 2/2021
  • Presentation: Medical Lake High School, Introduction to Careers in Sports Medicine and Gait Analysis (10/2020)
  • Lecture: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University - Pediatric Orthopaedic Elbow and Hip Pain: Evaluation and Treatment Considerations (5/2020)
  • Lecture: Physical Therapy Association of Washington - Steroid Injections and Therapy Considerations (2/2020)


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