Eric Baker, MSOM LAc
Eric Baker, M.S.O.M., LAc., has been in practice since 2000. He is currently affiliated with Ingalls Memorial/University of Chicago Hospital. He also has extensive experience working with AIDS/HIV through his years of work at the CORE Center, a satellite of Cook County and Rush Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospitals, specializing in Infectious Disease. He has been teaching Oriental Medicine since 2003. He is currently faculty at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL. He also teaches various Continuing Classes focusing on his own work. He holds a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. His clinical interests and specialties include Classical Chinese Medical Thought (including acupuncture and herbalism), Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, Psychology and Chinese Medicine, and Modern applications of Taoist/Buddhist Medical Theories. The fundamental motivating force of his work is a deep love of Asian Culture, which he has been immersed in for over twenty years. Over that time, he has had the good fortune to study with multiple Zen Masters, Taoist Masters, and Tibetan Buddhist Lamas.