Dr. Baker is a pediatric gastroenterologist and Director of the Center for Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders at Connecticut Children’s. His clinical interests include constipation, functional abdominal pain, and dysphagia.


Tufts University School of Medicine


Saint Christopher's Hospital for Children


Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Modified External Approach to the pediatric cricopharyngeal myotomy: a case series. Jayaawardena ADL, Miller LE, Hirner L, Sorbo J, Zar-Kessler C, Baker C, Hartnick CJ. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jan 24;132:109899. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.109899.
  • Bhave S, Arciero E, Baker C, Ho WLN, Stavely R, Goldstein AM, Hotta R. Enteric Neuronal cell therapy reverses architectural changes in a novel diphtheria toxin-mediated model of colonic aganglionosis. Scientific Reports. (2019) 9:18756.
  • Baker C, Ahmed M, Cheng K, Arciero E, Bhave S, Ho WLN, Goldstein AM, Hotta R. Hypoganglionosis in the Gastric Antrum Causes Delayed Gastric Emptying. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 Nov 26:e13766. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13766

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South Hadley Specialty Care Center

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – South Hadley

84 Willimansett Street, Suite 3
South Hadley, MA01075
United States

Exterior view of Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – Hartford

282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

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Most Recent Comments

January 1, 2024
We were very pleased with Dr. Baker. He had excellent bedside manner, was knowledgeable and patient. You can tell he is dedicated to his patients and his work.
December 12, 2023
Dr. Baker is very thorough and kind, helps us cover a lot of facets of [...] health efficiently while not making us feel rushed
November 11, 2023
Dr. Baker is awesome!!! Spent a lot of time with us
September 9, 2023
Dr Baker is excellent
July 7, 2023
I recommended the hospital to my car driver a couple days ago