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Matthew C. Baker, MD

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Facilities Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Groups Accepting First Option, SoutheastHEALTH Providers
Status Active
Undergraduate school University of Missouri KC School of Medicine, 2005
BA
Medical school University of Missouri KC School of Medicine, 2009
MD
Fellowship Johns Hopkins University Div. of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, 2016
Residency University of Missouri KC School of Medicine, 2015
Board certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Biography

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.

Shoulder replacement surgery may be the answer to relieve pain and help you resume everyday activities. SoutheastHEALTH Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Matthew Baker has more.

Rotator cuff injuries are common and often increase with age. They also are associated with jobs that require repeatedly performing overhead motions, such as painters and carpenters. Dr. Matthew Baker explains options for treatment � and which one may be the best for you.

The shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. When surgery is required to repair your shoulder, SoutheastHEALTH orthopedic surgeon Dr. Matthew Baker explains your choices � and which one may be best for you.

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.