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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Cardiac electrophysiology; pacemaker (including biventricular) and defibrillator implantation; catheter ablation of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias.

Education and Experience

BS: Columbia University, 2000; MD: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2008; Internal Medicine Residency: Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, 2008-2011; Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: UNC, 2012-2015; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship: UNC, 2015-2017.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Baker’s clinical interests include implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators, and catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, SVT, and VT.

Dr. Baker sees patients with cardiac rhythm disorders in Chapel Hill at the UNC Hospitals Heart and Vascular Center at Meadowmont, and in Fayetteville at the office of Cape Fear Cardiology Associates.

Selected Bibliography

Kumar P, Baker M, Gehi AK. Comparison of Single-Coil and Dual-Coil Implantable Defibrillators. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. Jan 2017, 3 (1) 12-19.

Baker MS, Kumar P, Hummel JP, Gehi AK. Non-Inducibility or Termination as Endpoints of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: What is the Role? J Atr Fibrillation. 2014 Oct 31;7(3):1125.

Baker M, Mounsey JP, Kiser AC, Chung EH. Left atrial thrombus after appendage ligation with LARIAT. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Aug;11(8):1489.

Baker M, Mounsey JP, Kiser AC, Chung EH. Collaborative experience using the LARIAT system for left atrial appendage closure. EP Lab Digest. 2013 Oct; 13(10):30-3.

Baker MS, Gehi AK. Biventricular pacing for atrioventricular block and systolic dysfunction [Letter to the Editor]. N Engl J Med. 2013 Aug 8; 369(6):578.

  • Phone Number

    984-974-4743 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    6030 Burnett-Womack Building

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599