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Mr Richard Baker

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB.ChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MSc, MD

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Baker at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Hip revision surgery, Revision hip replacement, Partial knee replacement surgery, Revision knee replacement.

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. I am currently based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre and have a specialist interest in revision surgery for failed hip and knee replacements. This includes failure from infection, fracture, loosening, pain and reaction to metal debris.

I went to medical school in Manchester and graduated in 1999. I am on the GMC specialist register as an Orthopaedic Consultant who specialises in both elective and trauma surgery, after completing my training in Bristol. I am fellowship trained having spent one year in the prestigious Vancouver adult lower limb joint reconstruction unit. Subsequently I have visited Munster (Germany) as an AO fellow in trauma. i was also the British hip society travelling fellow to Laussane, Switzerland.

My research interests include hip and knee replacement, hip resurfacing and hip fracture treatment. I am the editor in chief of hip international, the only journal dedicated to hip disease and I am actively involved in teaching junior doctors and medical students.


Clinical Interests

Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery


Private contact details

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Website http://www.mrrichardbaker.com/
Private secretary Karen Yates
Private secretary fax 0117 9804055
Private secretary email Karen.YATES@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Oncology Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. Avon Orthopaedic Centre. Southmead Hospital

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