Christopher Baker, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2002)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–Santa Barbara (CA) (1996)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2003)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatrics (2005)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
  • Director of the Ventilator Care Program

Publications

  • Liptzin DR, Baker CD, Darst JR, Weinman JP, Dishop MK, Galambos C, Brinton JT, Deterding RR. Pulmonary interstitial glycogenosis: Diagnostic evaluation and clinical course. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30019520
  • Khan EK, Baker CD. Endotracheal or tracheostomy tube occlusion during pediatric flexible bronchoscopy. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Aug;53(8):1004-1005. PubMed PMID: 29696825
  • Baker CD. Biomarkers of pulmonary hypertension after preterm birth: The IMPROV study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Feb;53(2):124-125. PubMed PMID: 29266849
  • Brockel M, Chatfield K, Mirsky D, Baker CD, Janosy N. Anesthetic Considerations for a Child With Rare B3GALT6 Mutations: A Case Report. A A Case Rep. 2017 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28968258
  • Thrasher J, Baker J, Ventre KM, Martin SE, Dawson J, Cox R, Moore HM, Brethouwer S, Sables-Baus S, Baker CD. Hospital to Home: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Implement High-fidelity Simulation Training for Caregivers of Children Requiring Long-term Mechanical Ventilation. J Pediatr Nurs. 2017 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28943140
  • Brockel M, Chatfield K, Mirsky D, Baker CD, Janosy N. Anesthetic Considerations for a Child With Rare B3GALT6 Mutations: A Case Report. A A Case Rep. 2017 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28968258
  • Thrasher J, Baker J, Ventre KM, Martin SE, Dawson J, Cox R, Moore HM, Brethouwer S, Sables-Baus S, Baker CD. Hospital to Home: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Implement High-fidelity Simulation Training for Caregivers of Children Requiring Long-term Mechanical Ventilation. J Pediatr Nurs. 2017 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28943140
  • Lutz SM, Thwing A, Schmiege S, Kroehl M, Baker CD, Starling AP, Hokanson JE, Ghosh D. Examining the role of unmeasured confounding in mediation analysis with genetic and genomic applications. BMC Bioinformatics. 2017 Jul 19;18(1):344. PubMed PMID: 28724417
  • Goss KN, Everett AD, Mourani PM, Baker CD, Abman SH. Addressing the challenges of phenotyping pediatric pulmonary vascular disease. Pulm Circ. 2017 Mar;7(1):7-19. PubMed PMID: 28680562
  • Abman SH, Collaco JM, Shepherd EG, Keszler M, Cuevas-Guaman M, Welty SE, Truog WE, McGrath-Morrow SA, Moore PE, Rhein LM, Kirpalani H, Zhang H, Gratny LL, Lynch SK, Curtiss J, Stonestreet BS, McKinney RL, Dysart KC, Gien J, Baker CD, Donohue PK, Austin E, Fike C, Nelin LD. Interdisciplinary Care of Children with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27908648
  • Gumina DL, Black CP, Balasubramaniam V, Winn VD, Baker CD. Umbilical Cord Blood Circulating Progenitor Cells and Endothelial Colony-Forming Cells Are Decreased in Preeclampsia. Reprod Sci. 2016 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27879452
  • Sterni LM, Collaco JM, Baker CD, Carroll JL, Sharma GD, Brozek JL, Finder JD, Ackerman VL, Arens R, Boroughs DS, Carter J, Daigle KL, Dougherty J, Gozal D, Kevill K, Kravitz RM, Kriseman T, MacLusky I, Rivera-Spoljaric K, Tori AJ, Ferkol T, Halbower AC. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr 15;193(8):e16-35. PubMed PMID: 27082538
  • Boyer D, Thomson CC, Cohen R, Rao D, Dell S, Rayment J, Wang R, Dy FJ, Wambach J, Tam-Williams J, Simon D, Price E, Oermann CM, Singh A, Rettig JS, Duncan ED, Baker CD, Liptzin DR, Moore PE. ATS Core Curriculum 2016: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jun;13(6):955-66. PubMed PMID: 27295156
  • Moore PE, Boyer D, O'Connor MG, Baker CD, Rettig JS, Sterni L, Halbower A, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jul;13(7):1170-2. PubMed PMID: 27388405
  • Mourani PM, Sontag MK, Younoszai A, Miller JI, Kinsella JP, Baker CD, Poindexter BB, Ingram DA, Abman SH. Early pulmonary vascular disease in preterm infants at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan 1;191(1):87-95. PubMed PMID: 25389562
  • Baker CD, Abman SH. Impaired pulmonary vascular development in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Neonatology. 2015;107(4):344-51. PubMed PMID: 26044102
  • Guaman MC, Gien J, Baker CD, Zhang H, Austin ED, Collaco JM. Point Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Treatment Variation for Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Aug;32(10):960-7. PubMed PMID: 25738785
  • Mourani PM, Sontag MK, Younoszai A, Miller JI, Kinsella JP, Baker CD, Poindexter BB, Ingram DA, Abman SH. Early pulmonary vascular disease in preterm infants at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan 1;191(1):87-95. PubMed PMID: 25389562
  • Gien J, Abman SH, Baker CD. Interdisciplinary care for ventilator-dependent infants with chronic lung disease. J Pediatr. 2014 Dec;165(6):1274-5. PubMed PMID: 25258147
  • Baker CD, Alvira CM. Disrupted lung development and bronchopulmonary dysplasia: opportunities for lung repair and regeneration. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Jun;26(3):306-14. PubMed PMID: 24739494
  • Baker CD, Abman SH, Mourani PM. Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2014 Mar 1;27(1):8-16. PubMed PMID: 24669351
  • Baker CD, Accurso FJ. Preterm birth and airway inflammation in childhood. J Pediatr. 2012 Dec;161(6):979-80. PubMed PMID: 22981953
  • Baker CD, Balasubramaniam V, Mourani PM, Sontag MK, Black CP, Ryan SL, Abman SH. Cord blood angiogenic progenitor cells are decreased in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Eur Respir J. 2012 Dec;40(6):1516-22. PubMed PMID: 22496315
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2005)
  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Board Certification (2008)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support , Certificate (2012)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Certificate (2002)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Certificate (2002)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
  • Lungs and Breathing - Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Lungs and Breathing - Neonatal Lung Diseases
  • Lungs and Breathing - Respiratory Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Tracheostomy Dependence
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Development
  • Lungs and Breathing - Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity (Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia)
  • Lungs and Breathing - Chronic Mechanical Ventilation

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2002)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–Santa Barbara (CA) (1996)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2003)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatrics (2005)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
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