Robert Baker, DO

Associate Professor
Robert Baker
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
(702) 777-3851

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Dr. Baker's working career started as an automotive engineer before switching to medicine. He graduated from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010. He then completed a three-year residency in 2013 in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Saint Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, New York. He joined Touro University Nevada in July 2013 as an assistant professor in the osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) department.

Dr. Baker's interests include teaching students OMM and how to use their hands for diagnostic and treatment purposes in the practice of Osteopathic Medicine. Additional interests include the incorporation of nutrition and yoga for musculoskeletal pain reduction.

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio, 2010
  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo, Ohio, 1998
  • Residency trained in NMM/OMM Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, New York 2010-2013
  • Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
  • AOA NMM Board Certification in NMM/OMM (Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine)
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine, OMM Courses: 610, 622, 625, 637, 700, 701, 810, 811
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Academy of Osteopathy
  • Osteopathic Cranial Academy
  • 2013-present: Assistant Professor of OMM, Touro University Nevada, Henderson, NV
  • 2010-2013: Resident in NMM/OMM, Saint Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY
  • 2001-2003: Vibration Engineer, Ford Motor Corp., Detroit, MI
  • 1998-2001: Product Engineer, Chrysler Corp., Detroit, MI