Kathryn Baker, D.O.


Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Area of Focus

Rheumatoid Arthritis


Psoriatic Arthritis

Systemic Lupus

Ankylosing Spondylitis




Education and Training

B.S. in Zoology:  UW- Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

Doctor of Osteopathy: University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA

Internship: Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Tucson, Arizona

Residency: University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, Arizona

Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Practice Experience

2015-present:  Northwest Rheumatology Associates, Portland, OR

2009-2015:         Legacy Health Care, Portland, OR

2008-2009:        Tuality Health Care, Hillsboro, OR

2005-2009:        Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

Practice Philosophy

I hope to provide compassionate care and education to patients.  I strive to have open communication with my patients so that they are able to make informed decisions about their health.


I have lived in Portland since 2003.  I enjoy running, swimming and spending time with my husband and two children.