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
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
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.
Lone Star Orthopedics, P.A.
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