Ronan Bakker, MDMaternal Fetal, Medicine Specialist
Dr. Bakker was born in Brazil to Dutch parents. His family moved to the United States when he was nine, initially spending time in the state of Maine. He subsequently moved with his family to Arkansas as a result of his father’s employment with Tyson foods. He stayed close to home for his university studies, electing to go to the University of Arkansas and participating in the Fulbright College Honors Program. He graduated Cum laude with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Spanish. He subsequently went to medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He then set out for Virginia, completing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Commonwealth University (formerly known as the Medical College of Virginia), where he also met his wife, Maryann. Continuing his studies, Dr Bakker moved to Oklahoma where he completed his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Bakker joined The Perinatal Center in September 2019. As a result of his background, in addition to English, Dr. Bakker is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish as well as proficient in Dutch. He recently had the privilege of becoming a new dad, and in his spare time, Dr. Bakker enjoys spending time with his newborn son and wife. He also enjoys traveling, staying active, and reading.