Fred M Baik, MD

Head and neck surgeon, Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Melanoma surgeon, Thyroid and parathyroid surgeon, Surgical oncologist

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

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Dr Baik is a head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgeon. He studied Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to receive his medical training at UC San Diego. After completing his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Washington, he pursued advanced training in Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York City.

His primary focus is to provide surgical care for patients with head and neck cancer, specifically squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.

His research is focused on precision diagnostics to aid pre-operative and intra-operative decision making. He is interested in improving cancer detection using labeled and un-labeled imaging techniques combined with machine learning algorithms.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • 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)


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Practice Locations

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

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

(833) 444-7622

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Head and Neck Cancer Program in Palo Alto 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

(833) 444-7622

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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.
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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