Margaret Baker, DNP

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Nurse Practitioner, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Back and Spinal Problems
  • Languages:

    English
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.7 OUT OF 5 ( 116 RATINGS & 61 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-St. Helens

Education:
Doctor of Nursing Practice: University of Portland
Year I Started Practice: 2013
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

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4.7 out of 5     116 Ratings     61 Comments

Dec 3, 2021
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She is Great and a great listener

Dec 1, 2021
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This was my first visit with Dr. Baker and I was very happy that she was recommended to me. This will work out very well for me. I hope she stays around for awhile.

Nov 29, 2021
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SHE TOOK THE TIME TO GO OVER EVERYTHING. I DID NOT FEEL LIKE SHE WAS IN A HURRY AND THAT WAS WONDERFUL. SHE TOOK THE TIME WITH ME TO MAKE SURE SHE WENT OVER ALL MY CONCERNS PAST AND PRESENT AND MY HEALTH CONCERNS MATTERED.

Nov 22, 2021
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My old provider left Legacy, so this was a first visit.

Nov 17, 2021
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I had to change doctors and this was the first time I met Margaret and I really liked her. I am looking forward to working with her in the future.

Nov 12, 2021
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Please note that this visit was to be established as a patient of Margaret Baker for primary care. Margaret is highly knowledgeable, caring and patient.

Nov 9, 2021
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Margaret was very good. It was my first time seeing her & she did great!

Nov 9, 2021
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Margaret Baker is the perfect doc for me! She's kind, compassionate, knowledgeable and isn't afraid to admit she isn't an expert in everything, and she finds the best resource to refer me to.

Oct 26, 2021
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This was my new patient appointment. Very first visit. I have medical condition that need monthly care. I never got the chance to tell her what was going on with me now . How bad my ears hurt. And how swollen I am. We never got past my meds, list. I was coming from a different county in Oregon where I was forever hoping to continue my same care. I was told I can't have my pain contract back be she doesn't like them. I didn't get any of my other medications that I need. I did walk out upset. I do have bad anxiety and PTSD. This was a hard appointment to do. I gave up a therapy appointment to be there. The person I saw even go what I did tell her wrong in my after visit report. I can't see someone who doesn't take my health, mental health or physical health seriously. I was never asked by her to take a drug test. I would have. I have never not one violated my contact. I did call back in and apologize for walk out and to see about changing to a different person. I have not heard anything back yet. Thank you for your time.

Oct 25, 2021
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Margaret is the best primary care I have had ever. If she ever left I would follow her. She is kind and compassionate. I feel important to her when I see her.

Oct 22, 2021
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Dr Margret Baker is an awesome practitioner, she is easy to talk to and easy to understand. She speaks patient friendly language.

Oct 19, 2021
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Margaret is great. She is timely and more importantly, she pretty smart.

Oct 18, 2021
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I like Margaret Baker. I think it's hard right now with the depleted staff. But it's okay

Oct 15, 2021
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The provider that I had was very respectful and Courteous to me about my health .

Oct 6, 2021
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I find it is awful that legacy clinic's receptionist do not accommodate hard of hearing or deaf people. Take off the MASK for lip readers.

Sep 24, 2021
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Everyone at the Legacy clinic has been very helpful ever since I have been a patient. I always get great care from EVERYONE, all staff has been very patient, helpful, and always get back to me whenever I needed questions or results sent. Thank you so much for the awesome new facility in St. Helens, very clean and pretty easy to get in when needed. I just think that having the Urgent Care open at noon, is alittle late, but also understand staffing is not easy right now either. The X ray and lab is very convenient to be right there as well. Thank you.

Sep 10, 2021
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My provider was or is awesome! Her nurse at the time was not very friendly. She made me feel uncomfortable. The office lady and the nurse was also whispering about me - looking at my chart.

Sep 9, 2021
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My comments about the "Clinician" are for NP Baker. This is the first time I've seen her and was really impressed with her knowledge and how I was treated. I'll soon see her again and discuss health issues. And as far as the "Group" is concerned, I've used Good Sam for many years (1976). In fact, when my wife had to go to Providence for surgery I was really upset, and for good reason, that doesn't need to be discussed here. I do recommend Legacy for all medical needs. All good people.

Aug 12, 2021
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Dr.Baker is amazing

Aug 9, 2021
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This was the meet and greet and routine checkup with Margaret Baker and she was knowlegable and caring..I felt very comfortable with her.

Aug 6, 2021
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This was a normal update of meds etc. With a new doctor. She will be my new doctor and I liked her. My prior doctor is no longer with Legacy at this location. Thank you.

Aug 6, 2021
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Rather. Not

Aug 5, 2021
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I had HUGE concerns about the experimental drug named Pfizer that I was considering due to Covid Delta Variant spreading ... My doctor helped me make a decision with respect and kindness, without treating me like I have no choice or that my concerns were dumb or invalid. I have significant heart issues and taking anything that's experimental is not on my list of "to do's", so Its a huge concern for me to have my body Injected with mRNA that has not been approved by FDA. I appreciated the candidness of the lack of information science currently has, validating my concerns and helping me to weigh things out in a reasonable way to where I didn't feel pressured and felt relieved enough to make a choice that's right for me. More people should address patients in this way. Dr. Baker should be teaching doctors and medical teams on how to help people make this very important decision.

Aug 4, 2021
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Every time I go in I always have a good experience.

Aug 4, 2021
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Excellent care provider. I have already recommended her to a friend.

Jul 28, 2021
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Everyone was helpful and efficient

Jul 23, 2021
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It was great

Jul 15, 2021
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Dr Baker really read my chart, she mentioned a condition I had several years ago, I was surprised and said "girl! You go WAY back". I'm amazed- first time that has ever happened and I'm [age removed] years old!

Jul 12, 2021
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Lots of the reception people are not helpful. Dr baker was fine. She a women which I like considering my ex was awful. It doesn't matter if you are feeling really bad the reception people just say we can't help you. Their bedside manner is bad sort of. There a couple that are okay but for the most part they are not great. They just toss you to 911 . 911 said that's what they always do . Since I'm such a problem for them I willLook around ,

Jul 12, 2021
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Very easy to talk too and understand

Jun 30, 2021
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I was trying to explain to the provider that I needed a knee brace as both of my knees have problems but, my left knee is unable to do anything without me being in pain. Instead of the provider getting me a knee brace, she suggested that I buy one. I cannot afford to purchase one that will fit me the right way. She also suggested that I purchase a blood pressure measurement device but, was not able to get one for me. If I have to purchase all my medical supplies, why do I even bother going to the doctor in the first place. I was like the provider was not even listing to what I had to say during the visit. It made me very upset and depressed as this has happened quite a lot.

Jun 28, 2021
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The doctor did an excellent job.

Jun 21, 2021
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provider highly recommend "Legacy Office in St Helens" NOhard time scheduling appt was I am an established patient my provider recently left and was told I could not be seen same with any provider until my new to you visit was done with a new provider of my choosing. my daughter had the same issue. if I am calling for a sick visit I should not have to wait until next month to be seen with a new provider to re establish care. MANAGEMENT at this office is the worst!

Jun 16, 2021
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First time visit as my PCP moved onto new position. Felt very comfortable with Margaret. Think she will be my new PCP.

Jun 11, 2021
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Very personable and easy to talk to. This provider is new to me.

Jun 9, 2021
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it was all good

Jun 9, 2021
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i love my provider she makes me feel very comfortable

Jun 7, 2021
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I am so happy that I chose Margaret Baker as my healthcare provider. She was kind to me, professional and knowledgeable.

Jun 2, 2021
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Very attentive. great listener, very "real" and human experience with a provider, which is rare these days! Well done, Margaret Baker!

May 27, 2021
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we have been to the ED and then to unity health and ohsu clinic, this is the first doctor who gave us some answers and help, she was so kind but a straight shooter and it's hard to find someone like her!

May 24, 2021
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I felt very comfortable and she was like talking to a old friend.

May 12, 2021
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I didnot receive a printout of my lab work, my daughters both in the medical were disappointed I didnot receive a copy of this lab work?

May 5, 2021
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Awesome doctor.

Apr 23, 2021
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From the phone call to make appt to checking in and completing needed forms, front desk person was friendly and helpful, was greeted upon entering the office. Never felt like I was a "bother". Margaret Baker was just wonderful, very approachable, listened attentively, addressed all questions, got the routine tests I needed. Was able to get labs done and even a mammogram all the same day!! Overall, very pleased with care received at Legacy. Was overdue for routine care and it was delivered. Thank you.

Apr 23, 2021
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Dr. Margaret Baker is an excellent doctor, she is kind, a good listener, and cares about her patients.

Apr 15, 2021
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This Dr. is very different than I'm used to. I don't relate to her well.

Apr 12, 2021
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This was my initial visit with Margaret Baker. That's why there was no previous contact in the past 3 months. She was able to answer my questions and help me with a plan for the future.

Apr 9, 2021
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woman to woman is always better : just like man to man would be better

Apr 8, 2021
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She was very friendly & informative, I felt very comfortable even though it was my first time seeing/meeting her.

Apr 7, 2021
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Establishing care with Margaret has put my mind around ease. I've avoided medical care for almost 10 years because I was discouraged at the run around, being blown off and lack of resolutions. I am happy to say, after yesterday's appointment, I have peace of mind and a plan. Thank you to Margaret and everyone from check-in to check-out.

Apr 1, 2021
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it was a very good experience totally totally happy with my doctor I like her very very much

Mar 24, 2021
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somehow wrong medication was in my records. I did not know this until I went to physical therapy.

Mar 24, 2021
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all good.

Feb 24, 2021
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all went suprising well.

Feb 11, 2021
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Margaret showed compassion and concern on our 1st visit & ordered a treatment that my previous providers would not. I showed significant improvement. There was absolutely no follow up from that point forward. After 3 month my symptoms were returning and she refused to repeat the treatment which has kept me in continuous pain & low energy. She is a very stubborn & opinionated woman and shows no concern for how my body response she only cared about the normal curve for my symptoms. Does this clinic not allow a patient to change primary care providers. I made an apt. with Lisa Jones and was refused. She talked with Margret & refused to take me as a pt. I will never use the legacy St. Helens Clinic again.

Feb 8, 2021
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I am very pleased with my new doctor and I have a seance of relief now that I have a doctor who truly cares.

Feb 5, 2021
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I did get a quick appt, but not with my preferred providers. to see my PCP it's 2 months out.

Feb 5, 2021
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only thing that I don't like about it is the fact that I have to come back to get labs done because they close at 5. it's really inconvenient for me when I can only do appointments later in the day because I have a kid. now I have to take time out of my day next week to come in.

Feb 4, 2021
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Dr. Baker's approach is appealing to me in that she said up front that she likes to explore alternatives to prescribing medication. She also said that she will present options and the pros and cons and let me choose the course of action. She was confident, yet exhibited humility and willingness to consult with other medical professionals if needed. She was likeable from the moment she entered the examining room.

Feb 1, 2021
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Was great to hear out of my left ear again!

Jan 25, 2021
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I have not had a really good PCP at my Legacy Clinic until Margaret Baker! I am so pleased with her. She is so easy to talk to, and she really cares about me and my health.
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