Dr. Mark W. Baker, D.C.
Dr. Baker served in the Army and went to school on an ROTC scholarship from 1990-1998. During that time, he received his Master Fitness Trainer Certification through the Army and was selected to compete for the Army’s Marathon and Winter Biathlon teams. Dr. Baker graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX in 1998. Upon graduation, he was offered his dream job of working in Dublin, Ireland. While in Ireland, Dr. Baker had the opportunity to work with the National Athletic Stadium and treat some of the top athletes in Ireland before the 2000 Olympics. He gained a wealth of experience and knowledge working with such high level athletes and therapists while overseas. He brought that knowledge home with him in 2001 and worked for two years gaining experience in the medicine and insurance worlds, practicing in places as varied as Jamaica and Alaska. With that experience, Elite Healthcare was founded in Chicago in 2003. Dr. Baker is a skilled practitioner and an educator; he has given hundreds of lectures on health and health related topics over the past 15 years, with a focused interest on athletes and athletic injuries. Being an athlete himself, Dr. Baker ran marathons (in his younger days) and had aspirations of making the Olympic marathon team in 2000 (his PR was 2:26:00, so that was not going to happen). He currently competes in brazilian jiu-jitsu and has won 1st place in the North American Grappling Association Midwest Tournament.
Education & Background:
Parker College of Chiropractic
Licensure & Certifications:
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Parts I-IV including Physiotherapy
Certified Master Fitness Instructor, United States Army
Memberships & Associations:
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America