Dr. Champ Baker III, MD

Dr. Champ Baker III, MD

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Dr. Champ Baker III, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1972 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

6262 Veterans Pkwy

Columbus, GA 31909

Contact Information

(706) 324-6661

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Baker III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Baker III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Baker III does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Shriners Hospital Crippled Chld
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Hughston Or Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Baker III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Baker III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital, Chief, Department of Surgery

Dr. Baker III's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker III to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Baker III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I went to see this "Dr" today for a torn muscle in my elbow, I know it's torn because you can see it protruding up from my arm and I saw my regular Dr. and he said it was but Baker said it wasn't, and he was so arrogant and rude, he did not even have the decency to look me in my eyes at any time I...more
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Very knowledgeable, explains in detail. I had full trust in my surgery. Very professional.
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