Ruth M. Baer, DO

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NameRuth M.  Baer
TitleAssistant Professor
DepartmentDepartment of Psychiatry

Staff Profile:

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Medical Director - Outpatient Clinical Services
Department of Psychiatry
East Fee Hall
909 Wilson Road, Room B105-A
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-3070,

  • Provides outpatient psychiatric evaluations and treatment
  • Teaches medical students and residents
  • Special interests: Sports medicine, performance enhancement and return to play after injury

Dr. Ruth M. Baer graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002.  She then completed her first residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Midwestern University in 2007 followed by an Orthopedic Upper Extremity Surgical Fellowship at the University of Chicago.  After practicing for several years, she returned to Michigan State University and completed her secondary residency in General Psychiatry in 2015. 

In addition to her outpatient practice, Dr. Baer currently serves as a clinical consultant to the MSU Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.