Canaan Baer, MD

Specialist
My Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery, ; General Surgery, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus: Colon & Rectal Surgery (GMIS), Hernia Surgery, Gall Bladder
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Gender: Male

Patient Rating

5.0 out of 5     41 Ratings     18 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group-General Surgery

25050 S.E. Stark St., Suite 265 Medical Office Building 4
Gresham, OR 97030
503-674-1520

About Me:

I grew up on a horse farm in Southeastern Ohio, and have always loved problem-solving and working with my hands. While in medical school in Cleveland, I immediately gravitated to the operating room, and have never looked back. I moved to the Pacific Northwest for residency, and spent six wonderful years in Seattle training with some truly iconic figures in the field of general and colorectal surgery. I am a huge proponent of minimally-invasive surgery, and regularly use robotics in the treatment of colon and rectal diseases. I understand that no one wants to need a surgeon, and I make it a priority to give my patients the experience I would want for my own family.

Education:
Fellowship: Swedish Medical Center, Minimally-Invasive Colon & Rectal Surgery (Seattle, WA)
Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wa.
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle Wa.
Year I Started Practice: 2011
Hospitals Served: Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
Publication: The FASEB Journal, Surgical Clinics of North America

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5.0 out of 5     41 Ratings     18 Comments

Jun 28, 2018
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No bad experiences. the good (great) experience I had was Dr Baer himself. He is a kind, thoughtful, compassionate person, and is very reassuring when he speaks to you. I feel so very fortunate that Dr Baer understood my problem, how to fix it, and how to explain everything to me.

Jun 18, 2018
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Very caring, always seems concerned for my health and responds quickly. One of the best!

Jun 14, 2018
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All good very competent physician.

Jun 14, 2018
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Dr. Baer's is a very good dr. He knows what he's doing, and he explains things very well. He's also kind and considerate.

May 14, 2018
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Dr. Baer is a jewel among surgeons & physicians. He has a special way of connecting with his patients so they feel special & important. He's the best doctor I've ever had!

May 14, 2018
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Everything was great

May 10, 2018
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Dr. Baer was very thorough in his concerns & explanations. During the surgical procedure prep, I felt very comfortable about what was to happen under anesthesia. Dr. Baer called as soon as the biopsy results came back.

Apr 12, 2018
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good

Feb 22, 2018
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It was very good. Good attention from everybody. All care in the hospital is excellent. The Dr. Baer Canaan is the best. He has done a good job in my surgeries!

Feb 12, 2018
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All health care providers I have worked w/were excellent!

Jan 8, 2018
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Very good experience having gall bladder removed by Dr. Canaan Baer - No problems and healing went excellent!

Jan 4, 2018
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I'm very happy to have the experience to have the doctors on my health team!!!!

Dec 20, 2017
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Dr. Baer is a top-notch physician -

Nov 30, 2017
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good diagnosis. good surgery. good outcome

Nov 27, 2017
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A bit of a mix-up on my appt. date set - before they set a CAT scan date.

Nov 27, 2017
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I needed a letter for my employer and it took multiple phone calls to get all of the needed details in the letter.

Nov 13, 2017
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excellent doctor and excellent care

Oct 19, 2017
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Dr. Baer is a wondeful person, very compassionate. very patient with all the questions I had.
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