Dr. Baik is Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Stanford University. He provides comprehensive surgical care for patients with head and neck cancer, both as an ablative and reconstructive surgeon. His clinical interests include oral cavity cancer, complex skin cancer, microvascular reconstruction and the diagnosis and management of nodal metastasis. With his background in fluorescence imaging, Dr. Baik’s research focuses on surgical navigation using targeted agents to improve tumor margin assessment and the detection of nodal metastasis, and he currently leads several clinical trials to translate novel imaging techniques.

Dr. Baik graduated with honors in Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and received his medical degree at UC San Diego. After completing his Otolaryngology residency at the University of Washington, he pursued advanced training in Head and Neck Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. He is a board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, and a member of the American Head and Neck Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Professional Summary

Education & Certifications
  • Medical Education: University of California San Diego School of Medicine (2011) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (2018)
  • Fellowship, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, New York, Head and Neck Oncologic & Reconstructive Surgery (2018)
  • Residency, University of Washington, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (2017)
  • MD, University of California, San Diego, Medicine (2011)
  • MAS, University of California, San Diego, Clinical research (2010)
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, Biology (2005)


Practice Locations

Head and Neck Cancer Program at 900 Blake Wilbur Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Head and Neck Cancer Program in South Bay San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

+1 (833) 444-7622

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Cancer Center in South Bay San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

+1 (833) 444-7622

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(78 reviews)

Great Doctor and Staff
Excellent doctor, always concerned about my ongoing health
From my first visit with Dr Baik in 2021, I was immediately put at ease with his friendly, caring and knowledgeable approach. He was upfront with the pros and cons and described the surgery in a medical language I could understand. His whole staff is so fantastic. I can honestly say, I love everyone in that office. In fact, my whole experience from first visit, surgery, hospital stay, and follow up visits are exemplary!
The absolute best care
Good physician and good communicator.
friendly, didn’t feel rushed, everything explained clearly
He is great
Dr. Baik has always been professional and informative! He has also been kind and helpful with any of my questions and made me feel at ease! I never felt rushed through my visits with him! Cancer is a very hard illness to go through and Dr. Baik has always been thoughtful and caring through the time I was his patient! Thank you!
Quick, friendly and thorough
Thank you for your care
Like his demeanor. Including staff. Careing. Etc
Great doctor and person
Phenomenal staff and providers
Dr. Bait and his team excellent
Excellent surgery
Remarkable doctor. Excellent care provider.
This doctor is amazing. Well prepared for the visit. Gave me credit for knowing my body. Listened and responded without hesitation.
Very quick, ,right on time , very Friendly
The choices do not make sense to the question, but the staff are all phenomenal!
Everyone is super friendly!ðŸ™ â ¤ï¸ ðŸ‘‹ðŸ™ ðŸ’•â ¤ï¸ ðŸ‘‹
My doctors snd their staff are most appreciated !!
prompt, listens, and sets forth treatment plan
Excellent surgeon and team.
All staff are professional, efficient, and kind.
Very kind and compassionate
Dr. Baik very thorough in his exams. Discloses info so you are fully informed!
As always everyone is very professional and kind
Professional and knowledgeable kind thoughtful
Dr. Baik is a wonderful and caring Dr.
Very precise, accurate info. Detailed info on the process. Very attentive staff
both Doctor and RN Hope Kuo are very nice: as well as all the associates!
I would be pleased to recommend Dr. Baik to others
Dr. Baik is an excellent listener, he explains everything well, and he confirms understanding.
love Stanford Healthcare!
thank you very much
Visit was very satisfactory. Dr. Baik did a thorough exam and answered all of my questions.
Professional services
Dr Baik is a great doctor who is very competent, calm and kind
Excellent first appointment with Dr. Baik
Dr. Baik is very competent and thorough displaying a high degree of conscientiousness. His staff is compassionate and very helpful.
Excellent! Gentle! Caring and explained everything in detail
I would recommend others to Dr Baik & Stanford
I am very appreciative of all the people I encounter at Stanford Health Care facilities. From the parking attendants, greeting door staff, receptionists, and medical assistants, as well as each of the doctor's I've had personal experience with. Each and every one is pleasant, helpful, and professional. Thank you.
I was very impressed. I was examined by two physicians supported by a team of three additional people.
very kind, explaining everything that was going to happen to me
He appeared confident and prepared to address his concerns.
Top notch in every aspect ~!!!!!
The doctor gives me a real sense that I am in the best hands and confident I am getting the best trained health care professionals available
It was the first time I met Dr. Baik. I look forward to seeing him in person in a few months.
It was very nice meeting him. I look forward to have him as a care giver.
Very diligent and thoughtful about his profession and patients
An excellent, caring dr.
Dr. Baik came in early with his extremely capable team. Totally impressed with him and his team. Very professional. Gave me their undivided attention and time. Dr. Baik's exam was thorough and he addressed my concerns,.
My Visit and Health care from Stanford are always Top notch. From the time i check in the to the time i Leave always helped with a Smile. Thank You Stanford Medicine
The usual focused attention and well prepared staff.
I would recommend
Great doctor that communicates well.
Excellent doctor.
Great dr. Very helpful, compassionate and caring. Has always answered any questions and been extremely helpful
Top notch physician. Highly recommend.
Dr Baik and his medical team give excellent care and help you understand each process as it goes on. Very compassionate and dedicated to their patients
Dr. Baik is excellent! I have recommended him & South Bay to others because of the excellent staff, customer service, care & overall experience.
Dr. Baik is extremely conscientious and thorough.
All care provider very good.
Dr. Baik is a wonderful doctor. I feel fortunate he was my doctor. Always very nice to patient.
Dr. Baik is wonderful and I was very fortunate to have him as a doctor.
Always kindly to patient.
#10. I have done so & will continue to recommend.
Dr. Baik and his nurses, Hope and Heide, are a good team. I have the utmost confidence in their recommendations and overall care - Hope is especially wonderful!!
Dr. Baik is wonderful. He answered all my questions. He explained the medical issues and was wonderful at addressing my concerns. He is an excellent doctor. His nurse, Hope, was just as wonderful & caring and helpful to set the things in motion for my care.
There should be an "excellent" or "outstanding" choice, because that is what Dr. Baik is!
Dr. Baik is always so concerned for me & my well being. His nurse, Yilin "Hope" Kuo, is also supportive & encouraging. They are a great team!
Dr. Baik was extremely informative, concerned yet had answers and explanations I understood. A wonderful doctor.
Dr. Baik and Hope Kuo are fantastic in all ways!
Dr. Baik was wonderful. Asked great questions listened calm & warm & spent time with me (didn't feel rushed).

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