Martin F. Baechler, M.D.

drbaechlerResidency: Tripler Army Medical Center – Orthopaedic Surgery Residency – 1998 – 2002

Fellowship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center – Hand Surgery Fellowship – 2002 – 2003

Internship: Madigan Army Medical Center – General Surgery Internship – 1997 – 1998

Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences – May 1993

Undergraduate: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – BSc Chemistry – May 1989

Board Status: Board Certified  

Society Memberships: American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Dr. Baechler joined Bone & Joint Specialists of Winchester in April 2015 after serving as an Orthopaedic Surgeon for the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel. While serving twenty-six years on active duty, he has contributed to the reconstructive and rehabilitative care of countless wounded warriors. His areas of specialty training and practice focus are hand surgery and upper extremity reconstruction.

Dr. Baechler was raised in Indiana. His military adventures began as an ROTC Cadet in college, followed by duty assignments in Maryland, Texas, Washington State, Hawaii, Germany, Iraq, District of Columbia, and Virginia. He also participated in humanitarian medical missions to Guam, the Philippines, Saipan, Rota, Tinian, Thailand, Cambodia, and Honduras.

In his free time Dr. Baechler enjoys running, hiking, cycling, woodworking, and golf.

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