Publications

Thesis

The Efficacy and Mechanism of  Action of Insulin as an Anti-scarring agent London University, November 2008.

Books

Nakhdjevani A, Baker R, Ahmadi H. Plastic Surgery Survival Guide to Trauma. Royal Society of Medicine Press. London; 2007.

Book chapters

Baker R, Mosahebi A. The Evidence for Brow Lifts. Evidence-Based Cosmetic Surgery. Book chapter. Nova Science.  ISBN: 978-1-63482-096-7.

Papers

Baker R, Al-Shukri J, Davis TR. Evidence-Based Medicine ThumbBasal Joint Arthritis. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2017 139(1):256e-266e.

Baker RH, Niranjan NS. Segmental v-y flaps for reconstruction of longitudinal defects in the digit. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2015;19(2):64-7.

Baker R, Sood M. A new technique of first carpometacarpal joint suspension arthroplasty using palmaris longus tendon graft as a sling. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, 2014;18(2):98-101.

Mughal M, Baker R, Mosahebi A, Muneer M. Reconstruction of Perineal Defects. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, 2013;95(8):539-44.

Molina A, Baker R, Nduka C. ‘What women want’ – A survey of women’s attitudes to cosmetic surgery in the UK.  European Journal of Plastic Surgery (13 September 2011), 1-6.

Darmanin G, Baker R & Cubison T. Soft Tissue Lower Limb Trauma. The Internet Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2011; 7(1).

Baker R, Urso-Baiarda F, Linge C, Grobbelaar A. Cutaneous Scarring: A Clinical Review.  Dermatology Research and Practice, 2009 (625376).

Urso-Baiarda F G, Wallace C G, Baker RPost-traumatic composite graft fingertip replantation in both adults and children. European Journal of Plastic Surgery (2009) 32:229–233.

Baker R, Akhavani M, Jallali N. Resuscitation of thermal injuries in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 2007; 60(6):682-5.

Baker R, Townley W, McKeon S, Linge C, Vijh V. Retrospective study of the association between hypertrophic burn scarring and bacterial colonisation. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 2007; 28(1):152-6.

C. Vigor, K. J. Rolfe, J. Richardson,R. Baker, A. Grobbelaar, C. Linge.The involvement of the ECM and RGD peptides in apoptosis induction during wound healing. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.01/2006; 59(9).

Baker RH, Smith M, Cussons P. The insensate burn: pain insensitivity syndrome. Burns, 2006; 32(2):255-7.

Fattah A, Baker R, Martin DL, Katsarma EP. Atraumatic hand infection in an infant. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2006; 13(2):104-5.

Townley WA, Baker R, Sheppard N, Grobbelaar AO. Dupuytren’s contracture unfolded. British Medical Journal. 2006; 18; 332(7538):397-400.

Baker RHde Silva JDHenderson HWKirkpatrick NJoshi N. A novel technique of harvesting temporalis fascia autografts for correction of recurrent blepharoptosis. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2005; 21(4):298-300.

Baker R, Stevens-King A, Bhat N, Leong P. Should patients with noise-induced asymmetrical hearing loss be screened for vestibular schwannomas? Clinical Otolaryngology, 2003; 28:346-51.

Letters

Uppal L, Baker R, Akhavani M. Short reviewsJ Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Mar;38(3):336-9.

Rakowski K, Baker R, Mistry R, Dheansa B. The association between alcohol misuse and hand trauma. BMJ.com, 25 Jan 2010.

Baker R, Gill K, Davey PA. A Simple Way of Reducing Neurovascular Complications in Open Carpal Tunnel Decompression.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2008;121(4):224e-5e.

Mackey SPHettiaratchy SPBaker RHArmstrong AP. Use of absorbable sutures to mark excised skin lesions. Plastic & Reconstructive  Surgery, 2005;15;116(4):1188-9.

Akhavani M, Baker RSteam Inhalation Treatment for Children. British Journal of General Practice, 2005; 55(515): 557.

Baker R, Nakhdjevani A, Mackey S. MRSA. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2005; (87): 69-70.

Baker R, Mackey S. The European perspective on shorter working hours for residents. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2004;114(5):1362.

Baker R. Vestibular schwannoma screening. Clinical Otolaryngology, 2004; 29(3):292.

Abstracts

Rakowski K, Dhillon B, Baker R, Dheansa B. Alcohol and hand trauma—an opportunity for alcohol misuse education? Injury Extra, 2010; 41:194.

Baker R, Sojitra N, Grobbelaar AO, Linge C. A randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of insulin as an antiscarring agent. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery,2007; 60(4):S11.

Baker R, Vigor C, Richardson J, Rolfe K, Grobbelaar A, Linge C. Potential mechanism of action of insulin as an anti-scarring agent. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 2006; 59(9):S3-S4.

Presentations (national/international only)

Baker R. Treating phalangeal fractures. Aberdeen Upper Limb Dissection Course, Aberdeen, 17.05.16.

Baker R. Differentiating radicular from peripheral neuropathy. N-Spine Conference, Nottingham, 25.06.15.

Baker R. Evolution of the Upper Limb Part II. Institute for Hand & Wrist and Plastic Surgery, Santander, Spain, 16.07.14.

Baker R. Evolution of the Upper Limb Part I. Institute for Hand & Wrist and Plastic Surgery, Santander, Spain, 14.07.14.

Baker R, Sood M, Akhavani M (presenter).  A prospective randomised controlled trial comparing the incidence of nail deformity in adult nail bed injuries treated non-operatively versus operatively. Reconstructive Surgery Trials Network Research Meeting, London 21.06.14.

Baker R, Sood M. Predictors of Outcome in Flexor Sheath Infection in an 88 Patient Case Series. BSSH Spring Meeting, Newcastle Gateshead, 02.05.14.

Baker R, Sood M. The Broomfield experience of flexor sheath infections. North East Thames Regional Hand Meeting, 03.02.14.

Baker R, Molina A, Nduka C. Attitudes of women to cosmetic surgery in the UK.  BAPRAS Summer meeting, Sheffield 01.07.11.

Rakowski K, Dhillon B, Baker R, Dheansa B.  Alcohol and hand trauma – an opportunity for alcohol misuse education? British Trauma Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester, 21.05.10.

Bisarya K, Baker R, Nduka C. Establishing a Facial Palsy Service: The East Grinstead Experience. BAPRAS – Winter Scientific Meeting,  02-4.12.09.

Nakhjdevani A, Baker R, Bisayara K. Medical tourists – are they welcome in the land of reconstructive surgery? European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Rhodes, 20-26.09.09.

Baker RPlastic Surgery of the Hand. Plastic Surgery Symposium, Poznan, Poland, 02- 4.04.08.

Baker RAn introduction to Head and Neck and Craniofacial Surgery. Plastic Surgery Symposium, Poznan, Poland, 02-4.04.08.

Baker RThe principles of Burn Surgery. Plastic Surgery Symposium, Poznan, Poland, 02- 04.04.08.

Baker R, Shepherd N, Haywood R, Grobbelaar A. An investigation into the in vitro anti-melanoma properties of ascorbate. 11th European Congress of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons, Aachen, 21-22.09.07.

Baker R, Sojitra N, Grobbelaar A, Linge C. A pilot prospective randomised controlled trial of insulin’s efficacy as an antiscarring agent. 10th European Congress of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons, London, 22-23.09.06.

Baker R, Richardson J, Rolfe K, Linge C. Teaching an old drug new tricks: the mechanism of action of insulin as an antiscarring agent. European Tissue Repair Society, Pisa, Italy; 14-16.09.06.

Baker R, Richardson J, Rolfe K, Linge C. A new role for an old hormone: insulin as an antiscarring agent. British Association of Plastic Surgeons Summer Meeting, Sheffield, 12-14.07.06.

Baker R, Linge C, Vijh V. Retrospective study of the association between bacterial colonization and hypertrophic burn scarring. 1st Scar Conference, Montpellier, 2006.

Baker R, Richardson J, Rolfe K, Linge C. Investigation into the potential use and mechanism of action of insulin as an anti-scarring agent. 1st Scar Conference, Montpellier, 2006.

Baker RHJ, Gill K, Davey PA. A Simple Way of Avoiding the Ulnar Artery in Carpal Tunnel Decompression. Douglas Murray Prize at National Scientific Plastic Surgery Meeting, Birmingham, 2005.

Baker R, Vigor C, Richardson J, Rolfe K, Grobbelaar A, Linge C. Potential mechanism of action of insulin as an anti-scarring agent. European Congress of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons, Leuven, Belgium 2005.

Baker R, Akhavani M, Jallali N. How we are resuscitating burns – a survey of all UK & Ireland burns units. British Burn Association Conference, York, 2005.

Baker R, Stevens-King A, Bhat N, Leong P. Should patients with noise-induced asymmetrical hearing loss be screened for vestibular schwannomas? Politzer Society International Conference, Amsterdam, 2003.

Baker R, Kelly M. Nasal Reconstruction. Royal Society of Medicine Plastic Surgery Section,  2003.

Posters

Baker R, Sood M. The Character of Flexor Sheath Infection: Lessons Learnt from an 88 patient case series. FESSH, Paris, 19-21.06.14.

Baker R, Sood M. A novel technique of first metacarpal suspension arthroplasty using palmaris longus graft. British Society of Surgery of the Hand Scientific Meeting, London 17-18.10.13.

Baker R, Niranjan N. Segmental V-Y flaps for reconstruction of longitudinal defects of the digits. British Society of Surgery of the Hand Scientific Meeting, London 17-18.10.13.

Zakeri  R, Sadr  A, Akhavani  M, Baker R. From fins to fists: Evolution of the human hand.  British Society of Surgery of the Hand Spring Scientific Meeting, Manchester, 29.03 – 01.04.11.

Baker R, Molina A, Nduka C. What women want – A survey of women’s attitudes to cosmetic surgery in the UK. Controversies in Plastic Surgery and Dermatology Conference, 04 –0 7.11.10, Barcelona.

Baker R, Molina A and Nduka C. Attitudes of women to cosmetic breast surgery in the UK. British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, London, 23 – 24.09.10. (Poster Prize)

Longmore D, Baker R, Nduka C. The potential cost savings from using telemedicine  consultations for skin lesions. BAPRAS summer meeting, Sheffield, 30.06 – 01.07.10.

Rakowski K, Baker R, Dhillon B, Dheansa B. Alcohol and Hand Trauma: Can we break the connection? Association of Surgeons in Training Conference,  Kingston-upon-Hull 12 – 14.03.10.

Baker R, Hallam M, Dheansa B. Managing patient expectations in hand trauma – nipping misinformation in the bud. European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Rhodes 21-25.09.09.

Darmanin G, Uddin R, Masud D, Powell C, Marsh D, Baker R. The Rise of Knife Crime in London: Conflicting Perspectives from the Media, Emergency Departments and Plastic Surgery Units. British Trauma Society, Newcastle 14.05.09.

Baker R, Akhavani M, Jallali N. The resuscitation of thermal injuries in the United Kingdom and Ireland. British Association of Plastic Surgeons Winter Meeting, 06-8.12.06.

Nakhdjevani A, Baker RAn analysis of the international trends in plastic surgery publications. British Association of Plastic Surgeons Summer Meeting, Sheffield, 12-14.07.06.

Baker RHJ, Gill K, Davey PA. Reducing neurovascular complications in Carpal Tunnel Surgery.  British Association of Plastic Surgeons Summer Meeting, Sheffield, 12-14.07.06.

Baker R, Richardson J, Rolfe K, Linge C. Teaching an old drug new tricks: insulin as an antiscarring agent. University College London Postgraduate Poster Competition, London, 03.06.

Baker RHJ, Gill K, Davey PA. A Method of Avoiding the Ulnar Neurovascular Bundle in Carpal Tunnel Decompression. Congress of the Federation of the European Society of Surgery of the Hand, Glasgow, 2006.

Baker R, De Silva J, Kirkpatrick N, Henderson H, Joshi N. The Use of  Temporalis Fascia Autografts For Correction of Recurrent Blepharoptosis Following Silicone Sling Suspension. British Association of Plastic Surgeons Summer Conference, Dublin 07 -09.07.04.

Baker R, Stevens-King A, Bhat N, Leong P. Vestibular schwannoma screening. 4th International Vestibular Schwannoma Conference, Cambridge, 07.03.