Neurology and Psychiatry

James Donald Baker , MD

Mental Health Center Of Denver
4455 E 12th Ave
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 504-7900


As a psychiatrist, Dr. Baker provides psychiatric services for various mental conditions including anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, and dementia. He also serves as the Medical Director of Colorado Plains Medical Centers Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit. A native of the Mid-West, Dr. Baker obtained his undergraduate education at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. He earned his doctor of medicine degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. His residency training in psychiatry was performed at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Most recently, Dr. Baker served as the medical director of a ten bed geriatric special care unit in Beloit, Kansas. He provided inpatient assessment, treatment, and consultations as well as outpatient follow-up in area nursing homes. When not working with patients, Dr. Baker enjoys spending time with his wife, Agnes, and his grandson, Diavion. He is also an avid football spectator and fisherman.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 39 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English


Neurology and Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • Vibra Hospital

Education and Training

Medical School
University Of Illinois At Chicago College Of Medicine Graduated in 1983

Main Location

Mental Health Center Of Denver
4455 E 12th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 504-7900

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Other Locations

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Cigna Connect Network EPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Colorado HMOx
  • Humana National POS
  • RMHP Monument - CO
  • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Range Exclusive
  • Rocky Mountain Summit Group