Dr. Champ Leroy Baker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Columbus, GA 31909 (7 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner

About Champ Leroy Baker MD

Dr. Champ Leroy Baker, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Columbus, GA, with other offices in Phenix City, AL and Lagrange, GA. He has 51 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine. Dr. Baker is affiliated with The Rehabilitation Center At Northside Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.


  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018, 2016)

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  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020)

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  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2016)

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Dr. Champ Leroy Baker has 8 locations

Hughston Surgical Center 6262 Veterans Pkwy Columbus, GA 31909
Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside 100 Frist Ct Columbus, GA 31909
Midtown Medical Center 710 Center St Columbus, GA 31901
Mercymed Of Columbus Inc 3702 2nd Ave Columbus, GA 31904
Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital 4401 Riverchase Dr Phenix City, AL 36867
Hughston Clinic Lagrange 107 Calumet Center Rd Lagrange, GA 30241
Columbus Specialty Hospital 616 19th St Columbus, GA 31901
Saint Francis Hospital Inc 2122 Manchester Expy Columbus, GA 31904


Dr. Champ Leroy Baker has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Champ Leroy Baker has the following 18 areas of expertise

  • Bone Fracture
  • Hip Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Herniated Disc
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Hip Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Elbow Injuries
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthroscopy
  • Scoliosis


51 Years Experience

Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

Graduated in 1972

United States Army Medical Center


Dr. Champ Leroy Baker Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Open Access POS Plus - GA
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • GA Ambetter
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Champ Leroy Baker

Champ Baker, Jr., received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Louisiana State University. He completed his residency through Letterman Army Medical Center and Shriners Hospital for Children in addition to a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Foundation. Dr. Baker is Chairman of the Board of the Hughston Foundation and served as president of the Hughston Clinic from 1994 until 2000. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Baker has been active in many professional societies. He has also served as the team physician for numerous local and regional athletic teams, and is currently the team physician for Columbus State University. Dr. Baker’s specialties include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He was the recent recipient of two prestigious awards in orthopaedics, the Robert E. Leach, M.D., "Mr. Sports Medicine" Award and the George D. Rovere, M.D., Award.

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