Curriculum Vitae

Champ Leroy Baker, III M.D.

 

Position:

Staff Physician
The Hughston Clinic
Columbus, GA

Education:

Rush University Medical Center
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Chicago, IL
Fellow Sports Medicine, August 2007 to July 2008

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Resident, July 2002 to June 2007

Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine
Augusta, GA
MD: August 1998 to May 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Bachelor of Arts with honors: May 1998

Certifications and Licensure:

USMLE Step I: 252 (99), June 2000
USMLE Step II: 265 (99), August 2001
USMLE Step III: 245 (99), May 2003

State of Georgia Medical License-active
State of Alabama Medical License-active

Part I Examination of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 2007
Part II Examination of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 2010
Certification of Added Qualification Sports Medicine, November 2012

Publications:

Articles

MARS group. Surgical predictors of clinical outcomes after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2017

MARS group. Subsequent surgery after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: rates and risk factors from a multicenter cohort. Am J Sports Med 2017; 45: 2068-2079.

MARS group. Meniscal and articular cartilage predictors of clinical outcome after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2016; 44:1671-1679.

Brophy RH, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Nwosu SK, MARS Group, Wright RW. Association of meniscal status, lower extremity alignment, and body mass index with chondrosis at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2015; 43:1616-1622.

Fanter NJ, Kenny RM, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Surgical treatment of clavicle fractures in the adolescent athlete. Sports Health 2015; 7:137-141.

Matava MJ, Arciero RA, Baumgarten KM, Carey JL, DeBerardino TM, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Miller BS, Nissen CW, Taft TN, Wolf BR, Wright RW; MARS Group. Multirater agreement of the causes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure: a radiographic and video analysis of the Mars cohort. Am J Sports Med 2015; 43:310-319.

MARS group. Effect of graft choice on the outcome of revision anterior ligament reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort. Am J Sports Med 2014; 42:2301-2310.

Karas V, Sherman S, Hussey K, Baker C 3rd, Bach B Jr, Cole B, Bush-Joseph C. Allograft reconstruction for extensor mechanism injuries. J Knee Surg 2014; 27:489-496.

Longacre MD, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Arthroscopic management of lateral epicondylitis. Op Tech Sports Med. 2014; 22:142-147.

Wright RW; MARS Group. Osteoarthritis classification scales: interobserver reliability and arthroscopic correlation. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2014; 96:1145-1151.

Brummel JA, Baker CL 3rd, Hopkins R Baker CL Jr. Epicondylitis: Lateral. Sports Med Arthros Review 2014; 22:1-6.

Baker CL Jr, Baker CL 3rd. Arthroscopic treatment of lateral epicondylitis. Op Tech Orthop 2013; 23:91-97.

Chen JL, Allen CR, Stephens TE, Feeley BT; the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group. Differences in Mechanisms of Failure, Intraoperative Findings, and Outcomes Between Single- and Multiple-Revision ACL Reconstructions: A MARS Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med 2013; 41:1571-1578.

El-Gazzar Y, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Complications of elbow and wrist arthroscopy. Sports Med Arthros 2013; 21:80-88.

Van Hofwegen C, Baker CL 3rd, Savory CG, Baker CL Jr. Arthroscopic bursectomy for recalcitrant trochanteric bursitis after hip arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv 2013: 22:143-147.

MARS Group. Radiographic findings in revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions from the Mars cohort. J Knee Surg 2013; 26:239-247.

Morgan JA, Dahm D, Levy B, Stuart MJ; MARS Study Group. Femoral tunnel malposition in ACL revision reconstruction. J Knee Surg 2012; 25:361-368.

Brophy RH, Wright RW, David TS, McCormack RG, Sekiya JK, Svoboda SJ, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Steger-May K; for the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group. Association Between Previous Meniscal Surgery and the Incidence of Chondral Lesions at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2012; 40: 808-814.

Borchers JR, Kaeding CC, Pedroza AD, Huston LJ, Spindler KP, Wright RW; on behalf of the MOON Consortium and the MARS Group. Intra-articular Findings in Primary and Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery: A Comparison of the MOON and MARS Study Groups. Am J Sports Med 2011; 39: 1889-1893.

MARS Group, Wright RW, Huston LJ, Spindler KP, Dunn WR, Haas AK, Allen CR, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Lantz BB, Mann BJ, Stuart MJ. Descriptive epidemiology of the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) cohort. Am J Sports Med 2010; 38:1979-1986.

Verma NN, Bhatia S, Baker CL 3rd, Cole BJ, Boniquit N, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA. Outcomes of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in patients aged 70 years or older. Arthroscopy 2010; 26:1273-1280.

Baker CL Jr, Baker CL 3rd. Arthroscopic PCL reconstruction with a soft tissue system. Orthopaedics Today 2010; 30(7):6-9.

Van Hofwegen C, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Epicondylitis in the athlete’s elbow. Clin Sports Med 2010; 29:577-597.

Baker CL 3rd, Romeo AA, Baker CL Jr. Current Concepts: Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum. Am J Sports Med 2010; 38:1917-1928.

Conduah AH, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Clinical management of scapulothoracic bursitis and the snapping scapula. Sports Health 2010; 2:147-155.

Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr, Romeo AA. Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2010; 19(2 Suppl):76-82.

Baker CL 3rd and Romeo AA. Combined arthroscopic repair of a Type IV SLAP tear and Bankart Lesion: Technical Note. Arthroscopy 2009; 25:1045-1050.

Conduah AH, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Managing joint pain in osteoarthritis: safety and efficacy of hylan GF-20. Journal of Pain Research 2009; 2:87-98.

Baker CL 3rd, Mascarenhas R, Kline AJ, Chhabra A, Pombo M, Bradley JP. Arthroscopic treatment of multidirectional shoulder instability patterns in athletes: a retrospective analysis of 2 to 5 year clinical outcomes. Am J Sports Med 2009; 37:1712-1720.

Van Thiel GS, Baker CL 3rd, Bush-Joseph CA. A chronic posterolateral knee and patella dislocation: a case report. J Orthop Trauma 2009;23:541-545.

Defranco MJ, Baker CL 3rd, DaSilva JJ, Piasecki DP, Bach BR Jr. Environmental issues for team physicians. Am J Sports Med 2008; 36:2226-2237.

Ranawat A, Baker CL 3rd, Henry S, Harner CD. Posterolateral corner injury of the knee: evaluation and management. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2008; 16:506-518.

Radkowski CA, Chhabra A, Baker CL 3rd, Tejwani SG, Bradley JP. Arthroscopic capsulolabral repair for posterior shoulder instability in throwing athletes compared with nonthrowing athletes. Am J Sports Med 2008; 36: 693-699.

Baker CL Jr and Baker CL 3rd. Long Term Follow Up of Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Am J Sports Med 2008; 36: 254-260.

Starman JS, Vanbeek C, Armfield DR, Sahasrabudhe A, Baker CL 3rd, Irrgang JJ, Fu FH. Assessment of normal ACL double bundle anatomy in standard viewing planes by magnetic resonance imaging. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2007; 15: 493-499.

Bradley JP, Baker CL 3rd, Kline AJ, Armfield DR, Chhabra A. Arthroscopic Capsulolabral Reconstruction for Posterior Instability of the Shoulder: A Prospective Study of 100 Shoulders. Am J Sports Med 2006; 34: 1061-1071.

Chapters

Gilbart MK, Baker CL 3rd, Harner CD. Surgical Considerations with Failed PCL Surgery. In ElAttrache NS, Harner CD, Mirzayan R, Sekiya JK eds. Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007. 429-436.

Baker CL 3rd, West RV, Harner CD. Patellofemoral Realignment for Instability. In ElAttrache NS, Harner CD, Mirzayan R, Sekiya JK eds. Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007. 501-508.

Baker CL Jr, Baker CL 3rd. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow. In Cole BJ, Sekiya JK eds. Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2008. 361-370.

Baker CL Jr, Baker CL 3rd. Neurovascular Compression Syndromes of the Shoulder. In Wilk KE, Reinold MM, and Andrews JR eds. The Athlete’s Shoulder, 2nd Edition. New York, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier 2008. 325-335.

Dasilva JJ, Baker CL 3rd, Bach BR Jr. Single bundle ACL reconstruction using Patellar Tendon Grafts: Transtibial Endoscopic Hybrid Technique. In Gill TJ ed. Arthroscopic Techniques of the Knee: A Visual Guide. Thorofare, NJ, SLACK Incorporated, 2009. 105-120.

Baker Cl 3rd and Baker CL Jr. Arthroscopic treatment of lateral epicondylitis. In Reider B, Terry MA, Provencher MT eds. Operative Techniques: Sports Medicine Surgery. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2010. 347-358.

Baker CL 3rd, Mazzocca AD, Romeo AA. Open subpectoral biceps tenodesis. In Reider B, Terry MA, Provencher MT eds. Operative Techniques: Sports Medicine Surgery. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2010. 221-236.

Baker CL Jr and Baker CL 3rd. Lateral Epicondylitis: Debridement, Repair, and Associated pathology. In Field LD, Savoie FH 3rd eds. AANA Advanced Arthroscopy: The Elbow and Wrist. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2010. 25-30.

Baker CL 3rd and Baker CL Jr. Arthroscopic iliotibial band lengthening and bursectomy for recalcitrant trochanteric bursitis. In Sekiya JK, Safran MR, Ranawat AS, Leunig M eds. Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Surgery. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2011. 139-143.

Baker CL Jr and Baker CL 3rd. Graft Choices for ACL Reconstruction: Hamstrings. In Lieberman JR, Berry DJ, Azar FM eds. Advanced Reconstruction: Knee. Rosemont, AAOS, 2011. 571-578.

McNickle A, Baker CL 3rd, Cole BJ. Rotator Cuff Repair: Massive Tears. In David TS, Andrews JR eds. Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide. Thorofare, NJ, SLACK Incorporated, 2009.

Baker CL 3rd and Baker CL Jr. Arthroscopic Management of Lateral Epicondylitis. In Johnson D, Amendola NA, Barber F, Field L, Richmond J, Sgaglione N, eds. Operative Arthroscopy 4th Edition. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012. 403-410

Van Hofwegen C, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Epicondylitis in Baseball Players. In Dines JS, Altchek DW, Andrews JR, ElAttrache NS, Wilk KE, Yocum LA eds. Sports Medicine of Baseball. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012. 261-266.

Baker CL 3rd, Akins J, Baker CL Jr. Open Treatment of Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis. In Flatow E, Colvin AC eds. AAOS Atlas of Essential Orthopaedic Procedures. Rosemont, AAOS, 2013. 39-42.

Baker CL Jr, Baker CL 3rd. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow: Repair. In Cole BJ, Sekiya JK eds. Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier, 2013, 473-477.

Arnold J, Baker CL Jr, Baker CL 3rd. Endoscopic Iliotibial Band Lengthening. In Nho SJ, Leunig M, Larson C, Bedi A, Kelly BT eds. Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery, New York, Springer, 2015, 871-875.

Hopkins R, Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Epiphysiolysis and Osteochondritis. In Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete: Getting Back in the Game. In Press.

Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr, Grewal B. Lateral Epicondylitis: Debridement, Repair, and associated Pathology. In Field LD, Savoie FH 3rd , Steinman S eds. AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques: The Elbow and Wrist. Thorofare, NJ, SLACK Incorporated, 2016, 31-38.

Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Chronic Overuse Elbow Disorders. In Miller MD ed. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update Sports Medicine 5. Rosemont, AAOS, 2016, 91-100.

Baker CL 3rd, Baker CL Jr. Surgery for Rotatory Knee Instability: Experience from the Hughston Clinic. In Rotatory Knee Instability: An Evidence Based Approach.

Baker CL 3rd. Open Anterior Shoulder Stabilization. In Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine. Eds Fu and Lesniak.. In Press

Presentations:

Baker CL 3rd. Extensor Mechanism Disruption following Total Knee Arthroplasty. University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2004

Baker CL 3rd. AC Joint Injuries. University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2005.

Bradley JP, Baker CL 3rd, Kline AJ, Chhabra A. Arthroscopic Treatment of Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder in Athletes. Presented at AOSSM Annual meeting, Hershey, PA, June 2006.

Baker CL Jr and Baker CL 3rd. Long Term Follow Up of Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Presented at University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Research Day, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2007

Baker CL Jr and Baker CL 3rd. Long Term Follow Up of Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Presented at National Orthopaedic Educational Society Annual meeting, Kohler, WI, May 2007.

Baker CL Jr and Baker CL 3rd. Long Term Follow Up of Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Presented at AOSSM Annual meeting, Calgary, Alberta, July 2007.

Baker CL 3rd and Baker CL Jr. Overuse syndromes of the shoulder in the workplace. Presented at Occupational Nurses Quarterly Meeting, Columbus, GA March 2009.

Baker CL 3rd. Elbow exam in athletes: What not to miss. Presented at Southern at the SEC: Upper Extremity Injuries, Tampa, FL March 2009.

Baker CL 3rd, Bach BR, Cole BJ, Bush-Joseph CA. Clinical Outcomes following Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Allograft. Presented at ASMI/Hughston Society, Pensacola, FL June 2009.

Baker CL 3rd, Bach BR, Cole BJ, Bush-Joseph CA. Clinical Outcomes following Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Allograft. Presented at AOSSM Annual meeting, Keystone, CO July 2009.

Baker CL 3rd. Treatment and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries. Presented at Workers Compensation Conference, The Hughston Foundation,Columbus, GA November 2009.

Baker CL 3rd. Postoperative considerations for shoulder and knee. Presented at Smith and Nephew Endoscopy/DJO Fellowship program: The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy, Andover, MA April 2010.

Baker CL 3rd. Medial aspects of disability: Musculoskeletal system. Presented at Auburn University, Auburn, AL October 2010.

Baker CL 3rd. Posterior Shoulder Instability. Presented at Southern at the SEC, Atlanta, GA. March 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. The Bad Biceps. Presented at Southern at the SEC, Atlanta, GA. March 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. Treating Cartilage Defects of the Knee. Presented at Hughston Healthy Living Series, Columbus, GA. May 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. Treatment and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries. Presented at Workers Compensation Conference, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL. May 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. Long Head of Biceps Pathology. Presented at ASMI/Hughston Society, Callaway Gardens, GA June 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. Superior Labrum and Long Head of Biceps Pathology. Presented at Instructional Course Lecture, AOSSM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA July 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. Arthroscopic Bankart Repair. Presented at Pfizer educational sales meeting, Columbus, GA. December 2011.

Baker CL 3rd. Pediatric Overuse Injuries: Adult Problems in the Child Athlete. Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Columbus Regional, Columbus, GA. January 2012.

Baker CL 3rd. Proximal Biceps Tenodesis. Presented at Southern at the SEC, New Orleans, LA. March 2012

Baker CL 3rd. Shoulder Rehab Principles. Presented at Southern at the SEC, New Orleans, LA. March 2012.

Baker CL 3rd. Anterior Arthroscopic Variants: Repair or Not? Presented at Georgia Shoulder Elbow Society, Callaway Gardens, GA April 2012.

Baker CL 3rd. Superior Labrum and Long Head of Biceps Pathology. Presented at Instructional Course Lecture, AOSSM Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD July 2012

Baker CL 3rd. Treatment and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries. Presented at Workers Compensation Conference, The Hughston Foundation, Columbus, GA November 2012.

Baker CL 3rd. AC Separations in Athletes: How and When to Operate. Presented at Southern at the SEC, Nashville, TN. March 2013.

Baker CL 3rd. Posterior Shoulder Instability. Presented Peach Belt Athletic Trainers Conference, The Hughston Foundation, Columbus, GA May 2014.

Baker CL 3rd. Treatment and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries. Presented at Workers Compensation Conference, The Hughston Foundation, Columbus, GA November 2014.

Baker CL 3rd. Biceps Tenodesis: When and How. Presented at Southern at the SEC, Nashville, TN. March 2015.

Baker CL 3rd. Biceps Tenodesis: When and How. Presented at Hughston Society. Columbus, GA April 2015.

Baker CL 3rd. Treatment and surgical intervention for common shoulder injuries. Presented at Workers Compensation Conference, Auburn, AL October 2015.

Baker CL 3rd. Meniscal repair and preservation. Presented at Hughston Grand Rounds. Columbus, GA Nov 2015.

Baker CL 3rd. Rotator Cuff Tears. Presented at Hughston Healthy Living Series. Columbus, GA May 2016

Baker CL 3rd. Subchondroplasty of the Knee. Presented at Southern at the SEC, Nashville, TN. March 2017

Baker CL3rd. Pearls for Rotator Cuff Tears. Presented at Hughston Society. Columbus, GA. April 2017

Active Clinic Research:

Multi Center ACL Revision Study (MARS) group member 2008-present

Acromioclavicular Joint Capsular Anatomy Investigators Champ L Baker III MD, Augustus D Mazzocca MD, Gregory P Nicholson MD

Outcomes following arthroscopic treatment of scapulothoracic bursitis. Investigators Champ L Baker Jr MD, Champ L Baker III MD, and Erin Kawasaki DO.

Long term follow-up after extra-articular reconstruction for anterolateral rotatory instability of the knee. Investigators Champ L Baker III MD, Champ L Baker Jr MD, James R Andrews MD

Does the presence of a greater tuberosity notch on radiographs predict a rotator cuff tear? Investigators Champ L Baker III MD, Augustine H Conduah MD, Champ L Baker Jr MD

Posterior Tibial Slope as a potential Risk Factor in PCL Injuries

Investigators Heaton M, Baker CL 3rd

Long term follow-up after posterolateral corner of the knee repair. Investigators Champ L Baker Jr and Champ L Baker III

Honors and Awards:

Best Senior Resident
University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Class of 2006-2007

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Inducted 2001
President 2001-2002

AAMC/Pfizer Caring for Community Grant award 2001
Co-Author of grant for $30,000 for establishment of medical care for migrant farm workers during the Vidalia onion harvest in Toombs County, Georgia.

Medical College of Georgia Alumni Association Merit Scholar Award 1998-2002
Four year scholarship covering basic tuition for one member of each medical school class based on academic merit and extracurricular activities.

Peacock Family Award for Outstanding Performance in Gross Anatomy Course 1998

Robert C Byrd Congressional Scholarship 1994-1998

Eagle Scout 1992

Professional Activities:

Candidate Member/Member American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2007-present.

Education Committee American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine member 2011-2015

Publications Committee American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine member 2017-present

Council of Delegates member AOSSM Georgia 2017-present

AOSSM Representative to AAOS Board of Specialty Societies 2012-2015

AAOS Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Program Committee member 2013-present.

Candidate member American Society Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons 2016-present.

SLAP Tears/Biceps Study Group ASES 2017-present

Rotator Cuff Tears Study Group ASES 2017-present

Reviewer Current Orthopaedic Practice 2008-2013.
Principal Reviewer American Journal of Sports Medicine 2008-present.
Reviewer Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2014-present

Team Physician
Central High School 2008-present
Nazareth Academy High School Football 2007
Mt. Lebanon High School Football, 2004-2006
South Fayette High School Football, 2003
South Allegheny High School Football, 2002

Assistant Team Physician
Columbus State University 2008-2014
Head Team Physician
Columbus State University 2015-present

Instructor
Integra National Sales Meeting
Foot and Ankle reconstruction
Ft Lauderdale, FL
February 2006

AANA Fall Meeting
Shoulder Lab instructor
Phoenix, AZ
November 8, 2012

Chief Of Department of Surgery 2013-2016
Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital
Phenix City, AL