James K. Baker, M.D.


Orthopedic Residency  Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas  1989-1993

Internship    Tulane School of Medicine, Dept. Gen. Surgery, New Orleans, 1988-1989

Medical School   Tulane School of Medicine, 1984-1988

Undergraduate  Tulane University, College of Arts and Sciences, B.S. Biology 1981-1984

                      University of New Orleans, 1980

Honors and Honor Societies

B.S. Biology, summa cum laude with Departmental Honors in Latin, Tulane University, 1984.

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Tulane University, elected 1984.

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Tulane Medical School, elected 1987.

American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award, 2010 and 2013.

License and Board

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners 1988

Texas Medical Board 2006

FLEX 1988

Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995

    Re-certified, 2004 scoring in 94th percentile on test

    Re-certified, 2013 scoring in 93rd percentile on test

Professional Organization Membership

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Lifetime Member, American Medical Association

Member, Texas Medical Association and Tri-County Medical Society

Member, Texas Orthopaedic Association

Military Service

U.S. Air Force, Major, Medical Corps, Orthopedic Surgeon, Keesler AFB, MS

U.S. Army Signal Corps, Multi-Channel Communications Operator, Ansbach,

West Germany, 1976-1979.


Baker JK, Cain TE, Tullos HS: Intramedullary Fixation for Congential Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia. J. Bone and Joint Surg., 74-A:169-178, 1992.

Baker JK, Reardon M, Reardon P, Heggeness M: Vascular Injury in Anterior Lumbar Spine Surgery. Spine 18:2227-2230, 1993.

Braly WG, Baker JK, Tullos HS: Arthodesis of the Ankle with Lateral Plating. Foot and Ankle International 15(12): 649-653, 1994.

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