Alexander Baker

Dr Alexander BakerJob Title: Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Department: Trauma and Orthopaedics

Telephone Number:  01772 522943

Primary Medical Qualification: MB ChB (Graduated 1999 Edinburgh Medical School)

Other Qualifications: BSc (Biochemistry), MSc (Biomechanics), MRCS, FRCS, Dip Th

Year of Registration: 1999

GMC Number: 4612685

Career History: 

Edinburgh Medical School Initial Training 1999
The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh  (Professorial Units - General Surgery and Orthopaedics, and Accident and Emergency),

Basic Surgical Training  2001
Edinburgh and South East Scotland Basic Surgical Training Rotation,
(Professorial Units – Edinburgh Trauma Unit, Elective Orthopaedics, Intensive Care Unit, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery)

Orthopaedic Training 2004
Edinburgh and South East Scotland Orthopaedic Training rotation

USA  Fellowship  2010
Awarded prestigious EOCNA Travelling Fellowship to North America. Centres visited included New Orleans, Chicago, Shreveport, and Chattanooga.

Spinal Fellowship 2010
Newcastle Spinal Fellowship.

Consultant Post
Appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2011.

Specialist Areas: Spinal surgery, trauma surgery

Specialist Interests: Evidence Based Spinal Surgery

Research Interests: Evidence Based Spinal Surgery

Clinics: Spine Clinic; Trauma Clinic 

Languages Spoken: English, British Sign Language (Sage 2)

Awards and Prizes: 
2010  - EOCNA Travelling Fellowship
2011  - British Scoliosis society Best Presentation
2012  - JBJS Highly Commended Spinal Surgery Book Chapter