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Champ L. Baker, Jr., MD

Champ L. Baker, Jr. received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Louisiana State University. He completed his residency through Letterman Army Medical Center and Shriners Hospital for Children in addition to a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Foundation.

Dr. Baker is Chairman of the Board of the Hughston Foundation and served as president of the Hughston Clinic from 1994 until 2000.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Baker has been active in many professional societies. He has also served as the team physician for numerous local and regional athletic teams.

Dr. Baker’s specialties include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He is Past President of the AOSSM as well as a recipient of two prestigious awards in orthopaedics, the Robert E. Leach, M.D., “Mr. Sports Medicine” Award in 2010 and the AOSSM Hall of Fame in 2012.
Dr. Baker now offers new Tenex procedure to help with your chronic tendonitis!

Ultrasound-guided tenotomy can effectively treat lateral epicondylitis

Interview with Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

WRBL News Spot with Dr. Baker about Tenex

Dr. Baker is also now offering the new Lipogems stem cell injection procedure  which  is a regenerative medicine treatment used to treat patients with osteoarthritis  in lieu of arthroplasty.  Please contact  Appointments at 706-324-6661  to schedule a consultation.