About Dr. Baker
Dr. L. Dwight Baker is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In the small city location of Dothan, Alabama, Dr. Baker attracts patients from all over the United States and abroad to this congenial, southern setting because of his expertise and meticulous attention to detail.
Since 1993, Dr. Baker has focused on providing the highest quality cosmetic surgery in a friendly, private setting at an affordable price. Admired by his patients because of his excellent reputation and honesty, Dr. Baker is passionate about making his patients look and feel their best while making an educated, informed decision regarding their plastic surgery procedure. With a special interest in breast enhancement procedures, Dr. Baker has performed over 7,000 breast procedures throughout his career.
Highly respected in his field, Dr. Baker was one of the 20 investigative plastic and reconstructive surgeons across America selected to participate in Mentor Corporation's Core Gel Study. Dr. Baker supplied data from 44 of the 551 patients that participated nationally in this important study. The findings of this study were instrumental in the FDA's final approval of silicone gel implants in November of 2006.
Beginning his pre-med education at Auburn University in Alabama, Dr. Baker then continued to the University of South Alabama in Mobile, where he received his medical degree. Dr. Baker completed his general and vascular surgery residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was Chief Resident. He practiced general surgery for 9 years in Georgia and Alabama, prior to shifting his surgical focus. He completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the respected Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Baker is an avid Auburn University football fan and also enjoys music, playing saxophone, fishing and the outdoors. Both originally from central Alabama, Dr. Baker and his wife Loretta have resided in Dothan since 1993. They have three wonderful children and have been blessed with four terrific grandchildren. He is an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Dothan.
Dr. Baker strives to achieve aesthetic satisfaction for every patient while utilizing the latest in cosmetic surgery techniques in all of the procedures he performs.
Dr. Baker is a LEAD council member. LEAD stands for Leadership, Experience and Development in Breast Augmentation. In connection with the global manufacturer of surgical aesthetic products, Mentor Worldwide, LLC, the council consists of a select group of plastic surgeons who share their experiences and expertise to help advance the field of breast augmentation surgery.
Areas of Expertise
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Lift
- Breast Reduction
- Breast Reconstruction
- Brow Lift
- BOTOX® Cosmetic
- Facial Fillers
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Mayo Alumni Association
- The Priestley Society
- Medical Association of the State of Alabama