Michael Baden Biography
Michael Baden is an American certified pathologist working as co-director in the Medico legal investigation unit of the New York Police. He is well known for his work investigating high-profile deaths and as the host of HBO’s Autopsy.
Michael Baden Age
How old is Baden? He is 88 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 27, 1934, in The Bronx, New York, U.S. Baden celebrates his birthday on July 27th every year.
Michael Baden Education
He earned a B.S. degree from the City College of New York, an M.D. degree from the NYU School of Medicine, was Chief Resident in Pathology at Bellevue Hospital, and served as a medical examiner for New York City for 25 years.
Michael Baden Height|Weight
Baden stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 80kgs
Michael Baden Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members.
Michael Baden Wife
He is married to Linda Kennedy since 2000. She is a former prosecutor turned private trial attorney who has represented several high-profile clients, including Phil Spector, ex-NBA star Jayson Williams, Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel and Casey Anthony.
Michael Baden Children|Sons
He is a loving father of four children, daughters Dr. Trissa Baden, Dr. Sarah Baden, and son Dr. Lindsey Baden. Sarah is a physician and Lindsey is an infectious disease specialist. His other son Judson Baden died in 1996 when he crashed his motorcycle a week before his death, he died of “undiagnosed” injuries and complications of the crash.
Michael Baden Career
In this capacity, Dr. Baden offers FNC expert analysis of medical, forensic, and investigative aspects of unnatural death and injury, including homicide, suicide, accident, and mass disasters (multiple shootings, terrorist attacks, hurricanes, fires, airplane crashes, etc.). A skilled and renowned forensic pathologist, Dr. Baden worked as the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City.
Baden earned a B.S. degree from the City College of New York, an M.D. degree from the NYU School of Medicine, was Chief Resident in Pathology at Bellevue Hospital and served as a medical examiner for New York City for 25 years. He then served as the chief forensic pathologist for the New York State Police.
He was chairman of the House Select Committee on Assassinations Forensic Pathology Panel that investigated the assassinations of Pres. John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During his career, Baden has also been called to investigate many high-profile deaths and has testified as an expert witness in numerous court cases. In addition, Dr. Baden has co-authored dozens of professional articles and is the author of five books.
Michael Baden George Floyd Autopsy
In May 2020 Michael alongside Dr. Allecia Wilson of the University of Michigan was hired by the family of George Floyd to perform an independent autopsy. According to Michael Floyd died of asphyxiation at the hands of local police. He told Fox News that medics “tried to do CPR with him [Floyd] in the ambulance, but were unable to find a pulse. He had a cardiac arrest and they tried to shock him and the shocks didn’t work. Baden was dead before they put him on the stretcher many minutes before he gets to the hospital.”
Dr. Michael Baden Jeffrey Epstein
Jeffrey Epstein’s brother hired Dr. Michael was as an independent medical examiner to examine Jeffrey’s death in October 2019. He disputed the report by the New York City medical examiner’s office that concluded Jeffrey had committed suicide and suggested he may have been strangled.
Furthermore, during an appearance on the morning show ‘Fox & Friends,’ he said that Jeffrey experienced a number of injuries — among them a broken bone in his neck — that “are extremely unusual in suicidal hangings and could occur much more commonly in homicidal strangulation.” He said, “I think that the evidence points to homicide rather than suicide. I’ve not seen in 50 years where that occurred in a suicidal hanging case.”
Michael Baden Books
- Unnatural Death: confession of a forensic pathologist by Judith Adler Hennessee and Michael Baden 1991
- Unnatural Death: confession of a Medical Examiner by Judith Adler Hennessee and Michael Baden 1989
- Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers by Marion Roach and Michael Baden 2001
- Remain Silent by Linda Kenney Baden and Micahel Baden 2005
- Skeleton justice by Linda Kenney Baden and Micahel Baden 2009
Michael Baden Salary|Net Worth
Baden has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Michael Baden’s Social Media Platforms
He is very active on social media platforms and has over 1k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.