Valerie Baker, M.D.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Fertility specialist

4.7 out of 5
79 Patient Ratings
2 Patient Comments

International Azoospermia Center

  • 1000 Welch Road
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-3391
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Gynecology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-6079
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1995) CA
  • Residency: UCSF - Department of OB/GYN and REI (1992) CA
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1988) MA
  • Board Certification: Reprod. Endocrinology and Infertility, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1998)
  • Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1996)
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Medicine (1988)
  • Master's, Harvard (Kennedy School of Government), Health Policy (1988)

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for the Stanford Advanced Leadership Program, Stanford University (2012-2013)
  • Selected for the 2012 School of Medicine Faculty Fellows Program, Office of Diversity and Leadership Stanford University (2012)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine Star Award, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (2011)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine Service Award, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (2010)
  • National Register's Who's Who, National Register's Who's Who (2004)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America (2004-2011)
  • Clinical Research/Reproductive Endocrinology Scientist Scholar, National Institute of Health (2005-2006)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Ortho Fellowship, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1994-1995)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Mead Johnson Fellowship, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1993-1994)

Administrative Appointments

  • Division Chief, Div. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology Stanford University (2012 - Present)
  • Acting Division Chief, Div. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology Stanford University (2008 - 2012)
  • Membership Services Committee Co-Chair, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2011 - Present)
  • Members Practice Retreat Co-Chair, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2011 - Present)
  • Research Committee Chair, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (2010 - Present)
  • Executive Council, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (2009 - Present)
  • Vice President/ Board of Directors, Rachel's Well (2009 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center (2007 - Present)
  • Director, Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Program, Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center (2009 - Present)
  • Board of Directors, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2006 - Present)
  • Board of Directors, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (2006 - 2009)
  • Practice Committee, Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2008 - 2011)
  • Postgraduate Program Chair, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (2007 - 2008)
  • Postgraduate Program Co-Chair, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (2006 - 2007)
  • Postgraduate Program Coordinating Chair, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (2005 - 2006)
  • Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee, Stanford University (2007 - 2009)
  • Medical Director, Fertility Physicians of Northern California (2004 - 2007)
  • Medical Director, University of Washington Assisted Reproductive Technology Program (1999 - 2000)
  • Patient Education Committee, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (1999 - 2005)
  • President, American Medical Women's Association of the South Bay (2004 - 2005)
  • Treasurer, American Medical Women's Association of the South Bay (2003 - 2004)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.6

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

3.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Baker is an outstanding doctor in every possible way - very knowledgeable, skilled , compassionate, sensitive, really cares about her patients & desires to help them. Also, explains things well & is proactive about finding solutions to a patient's problems!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

A provider explained our concerns very well.

4.7 out of 5
79 Patient Ratings
2 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Baker is an outstanding doctor in every possible way - very knowledgeable, skilled , compassionate, sensitive, really cares about her patients & desires to help them. Also, explains things well & is proactive about finding solutions to a patient's problems!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

A provider explained our concerns very well.