Dr. G Clay Baynham, MD

Dr. G Clay Baynham, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. G Clay Baynham, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1411 N Flagler Dr Ste 9800

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Concentra
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
more than 84% of peers
Back Pain
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Baynham's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baynham " 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM G. Clay Baynham M.D. is board certified and was among the first Fellowship trained spinal surgery specialists to practice in Palm Beach County. After completing two fellowships in microsurgical and major reconstructive spinal surgery, Dr. Baynham has practiced in Palm Beach County for over 25 years. In the course of a busy private practice and as spinal surgery consultant to the Palm Beach County Trauma District and the Children's Medical Services he has performed over 7,000 major spinal operations. He has likely performed more adult complex spinal surgeries than anyone in the Palm Beach County area. Dr. Baynham remains active in the development of spinal surgery innovation and has been credited in over two dozen patents and has contributed to the development of multiple products currently used by U.S. and International spinal surgeons. Dr. Baynham is well-respected among his peers and has held multiple leadership positions including Chief of Orthopedics, Surgery, Spinal Surgery, and as Medical Executive Committee member at multiple Palm Beach County hospitals. He has also served as president of the Palm Beach County Medical Society."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baynham "Dr. G. Clay Baynham's practice focuses on treatment of adult and pediatric spinal problems utilizing the most current microsurgical, laser, laparoscopic and spinal instrumentation techniques. He brings an incomparable level of experience to the treatment of your spinal condition. He is dedicated to pursuing every appropriate non-operative treatment option available, while providing a wealth of skill and a broad spectrum of treatment options for the surgical management of your spinal condition when necessary."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

27  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Neuroplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Florida / Jacksonville Health Education Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Nemours Children's Clinic / Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Florida / Jacksonville Health Education Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Kerlan-Jobe Clinic / Reconstructive Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Lakewood Orthopedic Clinic / Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physicians Liability Award, 2000
  • Physician Political Leadership Award, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Baynham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baynham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baynham to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Baynham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Clay Baynham is one of the most compassionate, caring Doc's I've ever met. His expertise and experience are impeccable. He is an excellent technician and makes the best decisions for his patients. He operated on me a year ago, I had a PLIF and disc replacement. I am back to biking, golfing,...more
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Definitely felt like I didn't belong there. My last visit, I was in extreme pain and I had to wait 2 1/2 hours. Doctor finally came in and told me the excessive wait was due to a booking problem. I really like these doctors that give you a time, I show up 15 minutes early, and then have to wait...more
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My son was referred to Dr Baynham for a case of scoliosis. At the first appointment, his assistant saw my son and we never met him. On the second visit, after arriving the prescribed 15 minutes before our appointment, we were told the appointment was 15 later. After waiting a full hour, we were...more
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Exellent, thanks for your kindness and be so profesional, thanks for relieve may paín. Rafael oro.
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