About Matthew Baker

Overview

Orthopedic surgeon Matthew Baker, MD, enjoys practicing orthopedic surgery because he appreciates active people. He also enjoys helping patients accomplish their goals. For Dr. Baker, each orthopedic surgery case is unique and challenging. When Dr. Baker has free time, he enjoys being active, traveling, scuba diving and tinkering on cars. He chose to live in southeast Missouri because of the opportunity to engage in outdoor activities almost year round.

Services

Orthopedics

Specialties

Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Departments

Orthopedics

Credentials

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

  • 2009, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, MD
  • 2005, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, BA

Residency

  • 2015, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellowship

  • 2016, Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Missouri Shoulder Elbow Society
  • Missouri State Orthopedic Association
  • Mid-America Orthopedic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Missouri State Medical Association

Office Locations

Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

1723 Broadway, Suite 315
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701    Maps & Directions
Phone: 573-519-4960
Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Media

Are you a carpenter, painter, baseball or tennis player? Then you may be at risk for rotator cuff injury, which most often occurs in people who repeatedly perform overhead motions. SoutheastHEALTH Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Matthew Baker has expertise in shoulder injuries and shares advice about preventing and treating rotator cuff injuries, a problem that sends almost 2 million people to a healthcare provider for relief.

Areas of Expertise

  • Shoulder Joint Replacement (Reverse & Total)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery for Shoulder and Knee
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Cubital Tunnel Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Orthopedic Injections
  • Operative and Non-Operative Treatment of Fractures
  • Operative and Non-Operative Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injury

Publications & Research

  • Baker M, Choi K, Ghasemi SR, McFarland EG. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty. In: Huri G, Paschos NK (eds). The Shoulder. New York: Springer International Publishing, 2017:293-349.
  • Paul S. Issack, MD,PhD; Jordan Barker, MD; Matthew Baker, MD; SuhelY. Kotwal, MD; JosephM. Lane,MD Surgical Management of Pathological Proximal Femur Fractures Secondary to Metatstatic Disease J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2014 96(24):2091-2098