Mr Richard Baker: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Richard Baker

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


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Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Oncological (bone tumour)

About me

Mr Baker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He is based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre and has 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.

He went to medical school in Manchester and graduated in 1999. He is on the GMC specialist register as an Orthopaedic Consultant who specialises in both elective and trauma surgery, after completing his training in Bristol.

He is fellowship trained having spent one year in the prestigious Vancouver adult lower limb joint reconstruction unit. Subsequently he has visited Munster (Germany) as an AO fellow in trauma and Laussane (Switzerland) as the British Hip Society European Travelling fellow. His research interests include hip and knee replacement, hip resurfacing and hip fracture treatment.

He is the editor of hip international, the only journal solely dedicated to hip disease and is actively involved in teaching junior doctors and medical students.

Areas of interest

Hip replacement
resurfacing hip replacement
Knee replacement
Visionaire knee replacement
Revision hip replacement
Revision knee replacement
Knee arthroscopy
Metastatic bone cancer surgery

Medical secretaries

  • Jayne Hainsworth
  • Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital - The Chesterfield 3 Clifton Hill Clifton BRISTOL BS8 1BN
  • 0117 906 4884

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • W3734

    Second, third or further revision total hip replacement or proximal femoral replacement (excluding acetabular liner and head changes) - (1-5)

  • W5200

    Unicompartmental knee replacement - (1-5)

  • T6213

    Soft tissue operations in the region of the greater trochanter (trochanteric bursitis, snapping hip) - (1-5)

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