Russell Baker, DPM

Russell Baker, DPM

Orthopedics
Areas of Interest

Foot & Ankle Pathology & Research | Foot & Ankle Sports Medicine | Foot & Ankle Trauma/Reconstruction | Foot & Ankle Wound Care

Primary Practice Location
Carroll County Memorial Hospital – A Partner of UofL Health
Carroll County Memorial Hospital
309 11th Street, Specialty Center
Carrollton, KY 41008
502-732-3204
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Russell Baker, DPM

Russell Baker, DPM is originally from Chapin, South Carolina, a small rural town where he grew up on his family’s tree farm. He graduated from Chapin High School and went on to enroll and graduate from Wofford College in South Carolina, where he competed in Cross Country Track & Field with a double major in Biology and Spanish. Dr. Baker went on to graduate from the four-year Podiatric Medical School program at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, followed by his completion of a three-year surgical Residency in Foot & Ankle Surgery at the Level 1 trauma center at UofL Hospital. Dr. Baker stayed at the UofL Hospital for a year-long Fellowship training in Lower Extremity Foot & Ankle Trauma, Reconstruction, Diabetic Limb Salvage and Sports Medicine. In his free time, Dr. Baker enjoys running local races, playing in local tennis leagues with his wife, tending to his vegetable garden and trying local donut shops when he travels.

Education & Training

BS
Wofford College | Spartanburg | 2013
DPM
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine | Miami Shores | 2019
Fellowship
UofL Hospital | Foot & Ankle Trauma/Reconstruction | Louisville | 2023
Residency
UofL Hospital | Podiatry | Louisville | 2022

Languages

English

Areas of Interest

Foot & Ankle Pathology & Research | Foot & Ankle Sports Medicine | Foot & Ankle Trauma/Reconstruction | Foot & Ankle Wound Care

Certifications

AACFAS, ABPM Certified

Practice, Specialty or Service

School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Department of Orthopedics

Philosophy

"I strive to give the best of care and listen to the patient's problem and create the best solutions to help treat the unique situation of each patient with top quality care and service."

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