Baker Rehab Group Leadership Team


Our team of physical therapists, speech therapists and occupational therapists are licensed, experienced, and caring professionals who will tailor your treatment program to your special needs.

Dr. John Baker | CEO Baker Rehab Group in Frederick Maryland

Dr. John Baker


Dr. John Baker is the founder and CEO of Baker Rehab Group. Dr. Baker has Master’s degrees in both College Science Teaching and Physical Therapy, earning his Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy in 2004. Dr. Baker is Board certified in both Neurologic and Geriatric Physical Therapy, Adult Neurodevelopmental Treatment, certified in vestibular rehabilitation and certified in concussion management.

J.R. Bucklin | Director of Outpatient ServicesJ.R. Bucklin

Director of Outpatient Services

J.R. Bucklin joined the Baker Rehab Group team in 2015 after 18 years of experience as a senior therapist. Mr. Bucklin has taught courses in anatomy and manual therapy for over 10 years as an adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University. J.R. has been active in the education community, teaching , courses in manual therapy across the nation. Adding to his extensive therapy experience, Mr. Bucklin is a certified Cross Fit® instructor and active member of the American Physical Therapy Association.


Kelli Laffin | Brain & Balance Center Director

Kelli Laffin

Brain and Balance Center Director

Kelli Laffin joined the Baker Rehab Team in 2016. Kelli has Bachelor’s of Science degrees in both Biology and Health Sciences and a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.  She is board certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy and she is a certified brain injury specialist.  Kelli has taught clinical education courses and collegiate lectures on electrophysiology and functional electrical stimulation.

Grant Steele | Finance Manager

Grant Steele

Finance Manager

Grant Steele joined the Baker Rehab Group team in 2015 after working in &  managing departments in finance and accounting for the last 16 years. Grant graduated from Penn State with a degree in Finance. In his free time, Grant is completing his Masters degree in business, with a concentration in accounting in addition to coaching soccer and spending time with his wife and three children.

Peter Jackson | Office Lead for Baker Rehab Group in Frederick Maryland

Peter Jackson

Office Lead

Peter Jackson joined the Baker Rehab Group team in 2015 after working with a sports ministry organization. Mr. Jackson graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Arts degree Social Work. In his free time, Peter is a drummer in a regional band and enjoys participating in recreational sports leagues.

Peter Jackson | Administrator for Baker Rehab Group in Frederick Maryland

Brandon Robert


Brandon Robert joined the Baker Rehab Group team in 2016 after working for a Phoenix-based media company. Mr. Robert graduated from Grove City College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and is currently studying software development through a mentorship program with Bloc, Inc. In his free time, Brandon enjoys following cryptocurrency markets and playing slow-pitch softball.