Edward Baker, BVM&S
Dr. Eddie Baker graduated from the University of Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 2013. He is originally from Jamaica Plain and attended Boston Latin School. His academic journey began at Northeastern University, where he pursued his undergraduate studies in Biology. Dr. Baker continued his education at Northeastern, delving into his love for the ocean by earning a Master of Science in Marine Biology.
Initially aspiring to become a marine mammal veterinarian, Dr. Baker's early career included working at rescue and rehabilitation centers in the Netherlands and California and conducting various research projects. He has several published papers in scientific journals. His studies focused on toxoplasma in Hector's dolphins and vitamin D in bottlenose dolphins.
In 2016, Dr. Baker joined South Bay Veterinary Group, bringing his expertise and passion for animal care to the practice. In 2021, he took a significant step in his career by purchasing the practice alongside Dr. Jane Gardiner, marking a new chapter in his commitment to providing top-notch veterinary services.
Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Baker enjoys spending quality time with his son, Kyle, and his dog, Dan. An active enthusiast of sports and adventure, he regularly plays flag football, pickleball, and enjoys exploring the world. His wanderlust has taken him to 46 states and 31 countries, reflecting his curiosity and love for diverse experiences.
Dr. Baker particular enjoys internal medicine, surgery, and dentistry. He understands the great value of the human-animal bond, recognizing its profound impact on the well-being of both pets and their owners. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Baker is particularly passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the veterinary medical field. He is dedicated to promoting a more inclusive environment within the profession.
Dr. Baker’s dedication to the community, research, the unique bond between pets and their people, and fostering diversity in the veterinary field define his role as a practice owner and adventurer in the world of veterinary medicine.