Mr Richard P. Baker,  UK

Mr Richard P. Baker served as Associate Editor to HIP International for three years before being made Acting Editor in Chief starting with Issue 1 of 2015. He is now joint Editor in Chief with Prof Karachalios.

Mr Baker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in hip and knee replacement surgery.  He is based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre and has a specialist interest in revision surgery for failed hip and knee replacements.  This includes failure from infection, fracture, loosening, pain and reaction to metal debris.

He went to medical school in Manchester and graduated in 1999.  He is on the GMC specialist register as an Orthopaedic Consultant who specialises in both elective and trauma surgery, after completing his training in Bristol.

He is fellowship trained having spent one year in the prestigious Vancouver adult lower limb joint reconstruction unit.  Subsequently he has visited Munster (Germany) as an AO fellow in trauma.  His research interests include hip and knee replacement surgery, hip resurfacing surgery and hip fracture treatment.