Christopher Earl Baker, MD

Christopher Earl Baker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

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Expertise of Christopher Earl Baker, MD

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Biography

Dr. Baker is board certified in orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction. With a focus on patient education, Dr. Baker works with patients to ensure they fully understand their orthopedic options and outcomes. Dr. Baker’s additional training in ultrasound imaging allows him to care for patients who have MRI contraindications due to pacemakers, foreign metal in their bodies or severe claustrophobia.

As an expert in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine, Dr. Baker has delivered more than 10 lectures nationally, has authored several book chapters and received numerous awards and accolades.

As an advocate for sports medicine and injury prevention, Dr. Baker has served as the orthopedic and sports medicine physician for the Tampa Bay Storm and has worked with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburg Panthers, World Wrestling Entertainment and the Colorado Rockies. He currently serves as the team physician for Wesley Chapel High School and Zephyrhills High School.

Dr. Baker is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Baker’s personal interests are playing golf, travel and spending time with his two young children.

Languages Spoken
English
Medical School

University of Florida - College of Medicine

Residency

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Health System

Fellowship

Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas

Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery: The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery