Dr. Champ L. Baker Jr., MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 69

6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
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Dr. Baker Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Baker Jr.'s Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Baker Jr. Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Northside Medical Center
100 Frist Ct
Columbus, GA 31909

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
Hughston Clinic
Hughston Clinic
6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
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    Dr. Baker Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
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    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
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    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Future treatment of osteoarthritis, 2005
    • Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, 2003
    • Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow, 2003
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Letterman Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Letterman Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1976
    Shriners Hospital For Crippled Children
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    The Hughston Clinic
    Complete in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Baker Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 10 responses

    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker Jr. to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Baker Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Baker Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    6262 Veterans Pkwy
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 324-6661 (Office)
    (706) 494-3097 (Fax)
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    Hughston Clinic
    6262 Veterans Pkwy
    Columbus, GA 31909
    (706) 324-6661 (Office)
    (706) 494-3097 (Fax)
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