Peter Baker, MD
Dr. Baker is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Baker earned his M.D. at the University of Arizona. He received residency training in pediatrics at Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. He then went on to pursue fellowship training in medical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics at the University of Colorado. He joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 2013 and is now the Clinical Medical Director of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism and Director of the Fellowship Training Program in Medical Biochemical Genetics. He is an expert in inherited metabolic diseases and is intimately involved in the treatment of patients with these diseases at Children’s Hospital Colorado. His basic and clinic research covers small molecule metabolism in rare and common conditions, and the diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria, organic acidemias, urea cycle disorders, fatty acid oxidation disorders, glycogen storage disorders, lysosomal storage disorders, and disorders of cobalamin metabolism.