Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Baxter

Dr Mark Baxter MBChB, MRCP (UK)
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • General medicine
    • Osteoporosis
  • Geriatric medicine
    Special clinical interests:
    • Peri-operative medicine
    • Falls and syncope
    • Bone Health (osteoporosis)
    Research interests:

    I have presented nationally and internationally on respiratory disease in the elderly.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine for Older People, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • British Geriatric Society
    • National Osteoporosis Society
    • STARS (syncope trust)
    Financial interests/shares:

    Dr Mark Baxter provides consultancy services to the Hospital for up to 2.5 days per month. Duties include clinical advisory for Spire Southampton Hospital.

    Contact Details 
    Private secretary:
    Kelli Stephens
    Private secretary telephone number:
    023 8091 4503
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    I graduated from University of Dundee in 1998 and I have done my entire specialist training in the Wessex region. I was appointed as consultant physician and orthogeriatrician in 2009 at Southampton General Hospital. I have been involved in developing the orthogeriatric and medicine for older people services and am currently working on developing a fracture liaison service for Southampton.

    I am part of the specialist syncope service for people of all ages and specialise in the medical care of patients undergoing surgery, particularly trauma and orthopaedics providing comprehensive falls and bone health assessments.

    Personal profile:

    I was born in 1973 and am married with two young children, when not spending time with the family I enjoy sport and music, both live and recorded.

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