Pennock Hospital

Spectrum Health Pennock Welcomes New Physician

Carl Baker, MD joins Family, Internal & Pediatric Medicine – Hastings.

August 12, 2021

Hastings, Mich., August 12, 2021 – Spectrum Health Pennock is pleased to announce the addition of Carl Baker, MD to Spectrum Health Pennock Family, Internal & Pediatric Medicine – Hastings. Baker will begin seeing patients August 16.

Dr. Baker earned his undergraduate degree from Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan and his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He completed his family medicine residency at McKay-Dee Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare in Ogden, Utah. Baker is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

“I’m excited to be back in Michigan,” said Baker. “I’m from the Kalamazoo area, so to be back in my home state is a dream come true. I want to belong to the Hastings community and help patients achieve their health goals. One of the things I find most satisfying is working with patients to help them manage chronic problems and be preventive in their care to help them achieve optimal health.”

Baker is a hiking and camping enthusiast and is an Eagle Scout. He and his wife are trying to visit all of America’s national parks, and they recently visited Glacier National Park in Montana.

“We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Baker to the Family, Internal & Pediatric Medicine clinic in Hastings,” said Angela Ditmar, president of Spectrum Health Pennock. “Primary care is the building block for ensuring access to local care, and we are helping to ensure that our residents have that local health care option.”

To make an appointment with Dr. Baker, call 269.945.0922.

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides care and coverage, comprising 31,000+ team members, 14 hospitals (including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital), a robust network of care facilities, teams of nationally recognized doctors and providers, and the nation’s third-largest provider-sponsored health plan, Priority Health, currently serving over 1 million members across the state of Michigan. People are at the heart of everything we do. Locally governed and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we are focused on our mission: to improve health, inspire hope and save lives. Spectrum Health has a legacy of strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Through experience, innovation and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.

Morgan Rademacher
Marketing and Communications
Phone: 269.948.3116