Dr Baker Website 2Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


 Dr. Stephanie Baker is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Corpus Christi, Texas.   She received her B.S. in Bioinformatics at Baylor and earned her   Medical Degree from Texas Tech University in 2010. Dr. Baker   completed her Orthopedic Surgery Residency at UT Southwestern in   Dallas in 2015.









B.S., Bioinformatics, August 2003, Baylor University, Waco, TX.




M.D., 2006-2010, Texas Tech University HSC – School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX.




Orthopaedic Residency, 2010-2015, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX. Completion: 6/2015.




Texas State Medical License 



 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2019




Texas Medical Association.

Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society.

Orthopaedic Trauma Association.

Nueces County Medical Society.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


Work Experience:

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Comp Health Locum Tenens, June 2019 – current.

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Acute Care Surgery of Texas, Jan 2019 – May 2019.

Orthopaedic Surgeon, CHRISTUS Physician Group, 2015 – 2018.

Senior Registrar, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, 2014.

Sports Physicals, Southern Methodist University, 2012 & 2014.

Research Technician, UTSW Biochemistry Department, 2004 – 2006.



Junior Alpha Omega Alpha, (Spring 2009) TTUHSC – AOA.

Gold Humanism Honor Society, (Spring 2009) TTUHSC – GHHS.

Helen-Hodges Scholarship, (2007) TTUHSC – SOM.

Student Endowed Scholarship, (2007 - 2009) TTUHSC – SOM.

Honors Graduate, (2003) Baylor University.

Presidential Scholarship, (1999-2003) Baylor University.

Dean’s List, (2000 & 2003) Baylor University.



Abstracts & Case Reports/ Presentations

Baker, S.C., Birch, J.G.: A Survey of Radiographic Features in Early Onset Scoliosis. (2014 POSNA Submission.)   Atlanta, GA (April 2015)

Baker, S.C.: Lower Extremity Fractures. 2012 Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Pediatric Orthopaedic Curriculum.  Dallas, TX (December 2012)

Baker, S.C.: Femoroacetabular Impingement. Case Presentation at 2012 Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Fall Hip Symposium.  Dallas, TX (November 2012)

Herrada J, Pick J, Campos-Gines AF, Baker S, Gupta A:  Control of aggressive fibromatosis treated with radiation therapy. Am J Clin Oncol 2009

Herrada J, Guevara A, Pick J, Baker S, Landeros MM:  Successful resolution of docetaxel-induced glove distribution dermatitis with clobetasol foam in a Her-2-neu positive breast cancer patient receiving adjuvant chemotherapy. Abstract Book. 20th  International Congress On Anti Cancer Treatment. Paris, France.  February 3-6, 2009; abstract IC/AB256

Herrada J,  Guevara A, Campos-Gines AF,Landeros MM, Baker S, Pick J:  Successful resolution of lapatinib-induced paronychia with clobetasol foam: Patient implications. 33rd Annual Symposium of the American Society of Breast Diseases (ASBD) Chicago, IL.  April 2-4, 2009; abstract F-18

Herrada J, Campos-Gines AF, Gopalan N, Landeros M, Zepeda H, Baker S, Pick J:  Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease co-existing with breast cancer metastases in axillary lymph nodes.  Brit J Haematol 2009


Journal Articles                                                                                               

Collins, J.A., Irnov, I., Baker, S., Winkler, W.C. (2007). “Mechanism of mRNA Destabilization by the glmS Ribozyme.” Genes Dev, 21(24), 3356-68.

Dann III, C.E., Wakeman, C.A., Sieling, C.L., Baker, S.C., Irnov, I., Winkler, W.C. (2007). “Structure and Mechanism of a Metal-Sensing Regulatory RNA.” Cell, 130(5), 878-892.



Baker, S.C. and Winkler, W.C. (2005). “Posttranscriptional regulation of thiamine transport in Mycoplasma species.” Poster Presentation, UTSW Biochemistry Departmental Retreat.

Baker, S.C. (2003). “Analysis of the Microbial Content of Cotton Dust in Relation to Its Stimulation of Interleukin-8 Production in Human Respiratory Epithelial Cells.” Senior Honors Undergraduate Thesis, Baylor University.

Baker, S.C., Redente, E., Mettes, J., Clark, T., Nemec, M., Terrazas, M., Massengale, R.D., (2002) “A Systematic Analysis of the Microbial Content of Various Organic Dusts.” Poster Presentation, American Society Microbiology Conference.