Lyle W. Baker, M.D.

  1. Hospitalist
  2. Internist
  3. Nephrologist

Specialty Groups


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Lyle Wesley Baker, M.D., F.A.S.N., C.H.S., is a nephrologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

His clinical focus and interests include:

  • Providing high-value care to patients in the clinical and hospital setting
  • Encouraging and establishing a trusting and personal bond between patient and physician
  • Evaluation and treatment of hypertension, including resistant hypertension
  • Management of kidney disease and electrolyte disorders
  • Utilization of point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) to enhance patient care
  • Medical education

Dr. Baker is board certified in both nephrology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN). He is a Certified Hypertension Specialist (CHS) as designated by the American Hypertension Specialist Certification Program. He specializes in treating acute kidney injuries, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis, electrolyte disorders, resistant hypertension, and kidney stones.

He completed his nephrology fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He completed an internal medicine internship, residency, and chief residency at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Dr. Baker has authored and contributed to several peer-reviewed articles and abstracts in his area of medicine. He has served on national committees for the American College of Physicians.

  1. Point of care ultrasound
  1. 2021
    Chief Fellow - Chief Nephrology Fellow Nephrology, Programs in Florida, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2021
    Fellow - Nephrology Fellow Nephrology, Programs in Florida, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2019
    Chief Medical Resident - Chief Internal Medicine Resident University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  4. 2019
    Residency - Internal Medicine University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  5. 2016
    MDUniversity of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  6. 2011
    BA - Double Major in Film & Media Studies and Native American Studies. Graduated cum laude. Awarded three citations in Writing, Film & Media Studies, and Native American Studies. Dartmouth College


  1. 2019
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    2021 Outstanding Resident-Fellow AwardAmerican College of Physicians
  2. 2020
    Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Trainee Travel GrantAmerican Society of Nephrology
  3. 2019
    The Robert L. Wortmann, M.D. Leadership AwardUniversity of Oklahoma
  4. 2019
    The Michelle Anders Bartlett Professionalism AwardUniversity of Oklahoma
  5. 2018
    NextGen Under 30 Winner, Awarded in Healthcare CategoryNextGen Under 30
  6. 2011
    The Daniel S. Simon AwardDartmouth College
  7. 2011
    Maurice H. Rapf Award and ScholarshipDartmouth College
  8. 2003
    Eagle Scout RankBoy Scouts of America

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Faculty AdvisorMayo Fellows Association
  2. 2021 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Nephrology
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberFlorida Society of Nephrology
  4. 2019 - 2020
    Medical Practice and Quality CommitteeAmerican College of Physicians
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberNational Kidney Foundation
  6. 2018 - 2020
    National Council of Resident-Fellow MembersAmerican College of Physicians
  7. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  8. 2011 - 2021
    Oklahoma Chapter Communications ChairAmerican College of Physicians