Ms Cara Baker

Ms Cara Baker

BA (Hons), PhD, FRCS

General Surgery

20 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Excellent explanation of the procedure. Dr Baker fully reassured throughout the process and kept me fully informed about what was happening. She took the time to listen to my questions and fully explained aftercare. “
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Subspecialty

  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6053328
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,753 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,350 reviews

    About

    Ms Cara Baker is a consultant upper gastrointestinal and general surgeon based at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust. Private patients are able to book consultations with Ms Baker at HCA London Bridge Hospital. Ms Baker's specialist areas include hernias, skin lesions, gallstones, gastro-oesophageal reflux, oesophageal cancer, and stomach cancer. She also has expertise in upper GI endoscopy and open and laparoscopic surgery.

    Ms Baker qualified in 2002 from the University of London after completing a PhD in biochemistry. Following this, she took part in general surgery rotations in London and Surrey, before competing her surgical training and being appointed general surgery consultant at Frimley Park in 2013.

    Procedures

    • General Surgery
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST) Excision
    • Gastroscopy
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Gallbladder Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
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    Education

    • BA (Hons) Gold Medal Biochemistry Trinity College Dublin 1994 
    • PhD Biochemistry Trinity College Dublin 1997 
    • MBBS Royal Free and University College London Medical School 2002 
    • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013 
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