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Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Champ L. BakerIII , MD

Hughston Clinic
6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909

(706) 324-6661


Champ L. Baker III, MD, earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta before going on to complete his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Prior to joining the Hughston Clinic, Dr. Baker completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and worked on the medical staff of the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and Depaul University. Dr. Baker was granted the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine in 2012 by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and is currently the team physician for Central High School Red Devils in Phenix City, Alabama. Dr. Baker is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His specialties include arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine with a special interest in cartilage restoration.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 20 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish


Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • The Rehabilitation Center At Northside Medical Center
  • The Rehabilitation Center At Northside Medical Center
  • Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital

Education and Training

Medical School
Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine Graduated in 2002

Main Location

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Other Locations

Hughston Clinic
161 E University Dr Ste 101
Auburn, AL 36832
(334) 826-2090

Fax:(334) 482-6120
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • 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
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO