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Sidney L. Baucom, MD

Sidney L. Baucom, MD

Sid Baucom, MD was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and graduated from Highland High School in 1998. He was awarded a full academic Presidential Scholarship to the University of Utah, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005. While at the University of Utah he was also a member of the Rugby Team. He then attended the University of Utah Medical School, graduating in 2009 as the top of his class, and co-president of The AOA Honor Society.

Following medical school, Dr. Baucom moved his family to Seattle, Washington for his Orthopedic Surgery Residency. He trained at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center which is widely regarded as one of the nation’s elite and highest-ranking orthopedic surgery programs. While in Seattle, Dr. Baucom worked alongside and was mentored by world-renowned experts in orthopedic surgery. He graduated residency as his class’ Golden Nail Recipient, an award given annually to the resident most committed to mentoring fellow residents.

After graduating residency training in 2014, Dr. Baucom moved to Nashville, Tennessee for subspecialty fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at Vanderbilt University. While there, he learned cutting-edge microvascular and reconstructive techniques for hand, wrist, and elbow injuries. While in training, Dr. Baucom presented research at national meetings and contributed to journal articles and book chapters.

Upon completion of his training in 2015, Dr. Baucom and his family returned home to Utah and joined The Orthopedic Specialty Clinic. He and his wife Liz enjoy raising their kids around extended family among Utah’s beautiful mountains. He is kept busy with his kids’ sports, mountain biking and hiking, and the occasional round of golf.

  • Very intelligent doctor. He gave me all my options up front, gave me his recommendation. And did a fantastic job for surgery. Highly recommend him to anybody looking for a good surgeon. Very satisfied with the out come.
    Devin Faber
  • Dr Baucom was great! Just had a wrist surgery. He listened to my desires for surgery and rehab, and gave me his best and most honest opinions. So far so good with the surgery!
    Spencer Christensen
  • Dr. Baucom assessed my situation and was very thorough in his evaluation and plan for my surgery. It was reassuring to hear the details of what the surgery entailed, and what the recovery process would be like. He is forthcoming and honest, and my wife and I are grateful that he was the one to take care of me.
    Micheal Hunter
  • Dr. Baucom helped me remove a share of glass out of my finger. He did an amazing job. He got me in the same day. My finger is almost all healed up with no issues. He was the best to work with and he made me feel super comfortable the whole time.
    Kyle Spainhower
  • Very pleasant experience. The Dr was very friendly and informative. He explained the procedure and was helpful, giving me confidence in him.
    Rick Turner
  • Dr. Baucom was friendly, polite, and explained everything very well. We had some insurance concerns and he went out of his way to make sure my questions and concerns were resolved. Excellent experience.
    Aaron Frodsham
  • Dr Baucom got me in quickly and was able to schedule surgery for the following week. He did an excellent job and I’m very pleased with the results. He’s very thorough and has a great bedside manner.
    Stephanie Kearns
  • Dr. Baucom was knowledgeable, informative and friendly. He listened to my concerns and provided several treatment options.
    Trae Stokes
  • Dr. Baucom is very thorough in his explanation of my condition and did not pressure me to do surgery. I chose to have surgery and he did a great job. My recovery went well. He is also very friendly and treats you like a friend.
  • Dr Baucom was knowledgeable of what was ailing me. He was able diagnose then perform a simple procedure to solve the problem. He was friendly and personable and made me laugh during the procedure several times. his staff was also very friendly and personable.
    B Nielsen
  • Hand and Upper Extremity, Reconstructive and Microvascular Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand Subspecialty
  • Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity, Vanderbilt University 2015
  • Residency: Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington 2014
  • Professional Medical: Doctor of Medicine with Highest Distinction, AOA, University of Utah School of Medicine 2009
  • Undergraduate: BA., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Chemistry, University of Utah 2005
  1. 2015 Baucom SL, Lee DH. Dislocation and ligamentous Injuries of the Digits, In: Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery. JP Brothers Medial Publishing (in press)
  2. 2015 Nyman JS, Uppuganti S, Baucom, SL. Biomechanics of Elbow Trauma, In: Elbow Trauma: A Master Skills Publication. (in press)
  3. 2012 Baucom, SL, Nork SE, Barei DP, Beingessner DM. Extra-articular distal humeral fractures treated with a single lateral humeral plate. Manuscript in preparation
  4. 2012 Krengel WF, Baucom SL, Browd S. Utility of flexion, extension, AP, and open -mouth views in assessment of Down syndrome patients. Manuscript in preparation
  5. 2007 Skedros JF, Baucom, SL. Mathematical analysis of trabecular ‘trajectories’ in apparent trajectorial structures: the unfortunate historical emphasis on the human proximal femur. J Theor Biol. Jan 07;244(1): 15-45
  1. 2012 Baucom, SL. “Extra-Articular Distal Humeral Fractures Treated with Single Lateral Humeral Plate”. Presented Many 2012 Resident Research Day, University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
  2. 2012 Baucom SL. “Utility of Flexion, Extension, AP, and Open Mouth Views in Assessment of Down Syndrome Patients” Presented December 2012. Cervical Spine Research Society.
  3. 2014 Baucom SL. “Utility of Flexion, Extension, AP, and Open Mouth Views in Assessment of Down Syndrome Patients”. Presented June 2014, Resident Research Day, University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
  • 2014

    Golden Nail Recipient Awarded annually to Chief Resident most committed to teaching and mentoring fellow residents. University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics

  • 2009

    Alpha Omega Alpha Co-president

  • 2009

    Student Surgeon of the Year Award University of Utah School of Medicine

  • 2007-2009

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Junior Member

  • 2005

    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

  • 1999 – 2005

    Presidential Scholarship Recipient University of Utah

  • 2012 – 2013

    Resident Education Conference Representative University of Washington, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

  • 2006 – 2007

    Curriculum Committee University of Utah School of Medicine

  • 2006 – 2007

    Student Council University of Utah School of Medicine

  • 2005 – 2009

    Dean’s Office Medical Student Tutor University of Utah School of Medicine

  • 2001 – 2003

    Rugby Team Starting XV University of Utah

  • 1999 – 2001

    Missionary Service Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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