Dr Steve Baynes

Dr Steve Baynes

Sports Medicine Physician and Private General Practitioner
BMedSci, BMBS, DRCOG, DGM, MRCGP, DipSEM, MFSEM (UK)

"The team at Spire are progressive and innovative and it's a pleasure developing services with them."

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Steve Baynes at Spire include:

General practice at Spire Southampton Hospital

Other treatments

  • General practice
  • Sports and exercise medicine
  • Concussion
  • Hip and groin pain
  • Assessment for onward referral to a specialist
  • Prescriptions
  • Annual health checks
  • Medical assessments
  • MSK injuries
  • Medicine advice
  • Visa medical examinations 

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Professional profile

I have joined Spire Southampton Hospital Perform Centre with over 25 years medical experience having graduated from Nottingham University in 1987 and embarking on a rich and varied career. After spending time in Australia, following my GP specialist training, I returned home to the UK to work in general practice in the New Forest and continued in that role for over two decades whilst focusing on my studies in sports medicine. I have postgraduate qualifications in a number of General Practice areas and was accredited as a GP trainer. In 2013, I left my practice to follow a career in Sports and Exercise Medicine and Private and freelance NHS General Practice.

My first major sports medicine appointment came in 2008 when I provided medical support to a four man team from a local cycling club who took part, and eventually won, the 2008 Race Across America. That trip proved the catalyst for me to become involved in more high profile sporting events and I worked on several elite level triathlons before taking a position as Medical Control Officer on cycling’s Tour of Britain. During my three years on the Tour, between 2010 - 2012, I worked closely with the UCI and UKAD to ensure the Anti-Doping Testing Policies were strictly adhered to.

My sterling efforts, along with my experience working with cycling teams, earned me the opportunity to work at the 2012 Olympic Games, where I was Race Doctor for the road race and time trial cycling events and was Sport Medicine Doctor for events in the Velodrome. It was during 2011 that I also began working with Team Sky and attended my first race at the 2011 Tour of Mediterranean. Before that year was out I had also travelled to the late-season Italian Classics, and after supporting Richie Porte in his victory in the 2013 edition Paris-Nice, began exploring the possibility of joining the team on a permanent basis which I did in 2014.

In 2010 I was appointed as Club Doctor with Southampton Football Club when the team was in League 1. Since my arrival the team have seen promotion to the Championships and then in to the Premier League. I provide medical services to the First team at home and away matches and at the training ground to all of the squads from schoolboys through the academy and to the elite squad.

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Current NHS posts

Club Doctor Southampton Football Club

Team Doctor Sky Procycling

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Personal Profile

Away from my work I am a happily married father of two who keeps myself fit by riding my bike and taking my dog for long walks in the forest and on the beaches near my home.

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Financial Interests

Dr Steve Baynes provides consultancy services to Spire. Duties include advising on and review of the Spire GP service and Dr Baynes is paid £2,000 per annum for this role.

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Private contact details

Private secretary Kelli Stephens
Private secretary fax 023 8091 4446
Private secretary email kelli.stephens@spirehealthcare.com

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