Associate Professor Joseph Frederick Baker

BA, MBChB, PG Dip Sports Med, MCh, FRCSI

Research | Current

Spinal column infection - outcomes analysis at Waikato Hospital

Shoulder girdle infection - outcomes analysis at Waikato Hospital

Role of prognostic scoring in metaststic spine disease



Teaching | Current

Responsible for coordinating Year IV clinical rotation through the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Waikato Hospital

Areas of expertise

Orthopaedic Surgery

Spine Surgery

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Hunter, S., Kennedy, J., & Baker, J. F. (2020). External Validation of an Algorithm to Predict Adjacent Musculoskeletal Infection in Pediatric Patients With Septic Arthritis. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 40 (10), e999-e1004. 10.1097/bpo.0000000000001618
  • Hunter, S., & Baker, J. F. (2020). Ten-year retrospective review of paediatric septic arthritis in a New Zealand centre. INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS10.1007/s00264-020-04611-z
  • Purea, T., Vettivel, J., Hunt, L., Passias, P. G., & Baker, J. F. (2020). Radiographic Features Associated With Increased Surgical Invasiveness in Pyogenic Vertebral Column Osteomyelitis. Global spine journal10.1177/2192568220928965
  • Cook, W. H., & Baker, J. F. (2020). Retrospective evaluation of prognostic factors in metastatic spine disease: serum albumin and primary tumour type are key. ANZ journal of surgery, 90 (6), 1070-1074. 10.1111/ans.15821
  • Baker, J. F., Rolton, D. J., Don, A. S., & Robertson, P. A. (2020). Computed tomography analysis of sacropelvic parameters in relation to anterior access to the lumbosacral disc. British journal of neurosurgery, 34 (3), 299-304. 10.1080/02688697.2020.1736262
  • Alas, H., Fernando, H., Baker, J. F., Brown, A. E., Bortz, C., Naessig, S., ... Passias, P. G. (2020). Comparative outcomes of operative relative to medical management of spondylodiscitis accounting for frailty status at presentation. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 75, 134-138. 10.1016/j.jocn.2020.03.003
  • Baker, J. F., Chan, J. C., Moon, B. G., & Robertson, P. A. (2020). Relationship of aortic bifurcation with sacropelvic anatomy: Application to anterior lumbar interbody fusion. Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.)10.1002/ca.23598
  • Baker, J. F. (2020). Evaluation and Treatment of Tandem Spinal Stenosis. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 28 (6), 229-239. 10.5435/jaaos-d-18-00726

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 0, Room 001
New Zealand