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John Baker, MD

John Baker, MDDr. Baker’s specialties are Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction.  His particular skill is arthroscopic surgery of knees and shoulders. 

Using minimal incision techniques, Dr. Baker performs total joint replacements of knees, hips and shoulders. 

One of the first orthopedic surgeons to perform total joint replacement and revision surgery in South Jersey.

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center 
  • Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Atlantic Shore Orthopeadics
  • Northfield, New Jersey
  • AtlantiCare Surgery Center
  • Egg Harbor, New Jersey
  • Betty Bacharach Surgery Center
  • Pomona, New Jersey

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Medical Society of Atlantic County
  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • Member Regional Membership Committee
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Member Legislative Committee
  • New Jersey Medical Society
  • Member Committee for Health Care
  • New Jersey Medical Inter-Exchange Legislative Committee
  • Member
  • New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Member,  Advisory Committee
  • Sports Medicine Committee
  • State of New Jersey
    Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

 PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVMENTS

  • St. Joseph’s College
  • Schaffrey Biology Society
    President
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • St. Louis University
  • School of Medicine & Hospital System
    Recipient of Ralph Kinsella Award to the most outstanding Senior Resident
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • AtlantiCare Medical Center
    Atlantic City, New Jersey
    Past Chairman, Board of Governors. 1998, 1999
    During tenure instrumental in establishing:
    • Trauma Center
    • Surgicenter
    • Child care for AtlantiCare employees
    • Term limits for Board members
  • Author of first Indigent Trust Fund in State of New Jersey to reimburse physicians for care of the uninsured
  • AtlantiCare Medical Center
  • Vice Chairman, Board of Governors, 1994 to 1997
    Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • AtlantiCare Surgery Center
  • Member of Medical Advisory Committee
    Egg Harbor, New Jersey
  • AtlantiCare Medical Center
  • Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee
    Chairman, Indigent Care Committee
    Member, Marketing Affairs Committee
    Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • AtlantiCare Medical Center
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Director
    Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • State of New Jersey
  • Member of Health Care Task Force
  • Atlantic County Medical Society
  • President
  • New Jersey Medical Society Task Force  for Indigent Care
  • Chairman
  • Annual South Jersey Sports Medicine Symposium
  • Founder and Chairman
  • AtlantiCare Medical Center
  • Member Executive Committee
  • AtlantiCare Medical Center
  • Medical Staff President
  • Atlantic Shore Orthopaedics Associates
  • President

PRESENTATIONS

  • Multiple community and professional  lectures on a variety of orthopaedic topics, including:
    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Surgical Approaches – Mini-invasive
    • Types of Surfaces Used in Joint Surgery
    • Indication and other alternative treatment Options

EDUCATION/MEDICAL TRAINING

  • St. Joseph’s College
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Bachelor of Science, 1964 to 1968
  • St. Louis University
  • St. Louis, Missouri
    Doctor of Medicine, 1968 to 1972

ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENCY

  • St. Louis University Hospital
  • St. Louis, Missouri, 1973 to 1977

SURGICAL RESIDENCY

  • St. Louis University Hospital
  • St. Louis, Missouri, 1973

 

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