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Areas of Expertise

His specialist interests are in shoulder arthroscopy and joint replacement, and shoulder and elbow trauma.

Mr Baring performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Shoulder arthroplasty (replacement)
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Sports shoulder surgery
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) reconstruction
  • ACJ repair
  • Labral repair

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Sports related shoulder injuries
  • Rotator cuff disease
  • Proximal humeral (shoulder) fractures
  • Shoulder and elbow trauma
  • Shoulder and elbow fractures
  • Shoulder pain and instability
  • Arthritis
  • Acromioclavicular joint injury
  • Subacromial pain and impingement

Personal biography

Mr Toby Baring is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon at Homerton University Hospital.

In 2000, he qualified from Newcastle Medical School. He then undertook postgraduate doctorate in 2006 with Professor Roger Emery at Imperial College London, focusing on rotator cuff surgery.

His postgraduate orthopaedic training was on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital rotation in north London, and he passed the FRCS in 2012.

In 2013, he undertook a year long fellowship in Nice, France with world renowned shoulder specialist, Prof Pascal Boileau.

On his return from France, Mr Baring was appointed as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant at the Homerton University Hospital, in 2015 where he is now clinical director.

Mr Baring now practices specialist shoulder and elbow surgery in the NHS and private sectors, using the most modern surgical techniques with an emphasis on arthroscopic rotator cuff and shoulder instability surgery and primary and revision shoulder replacement.

Research and Education


Mr Baring was awarded a research grant in 2014 to conduce a trial on shoulder fractures.


He is regularly invited to speak at national and international congresses, and to perform complex operations which are broadcast live to conference audiences.

Getting to know Mr Baring

When not spending time with his family, Mr Baring enjoys skiing, tennis, art and music. He can also speak French.

Mr Baring understands that upper limb problems can be extremely disabiling and have a severe impact on one’s quality of life. He will take time to understand patients’ conditions on a case by case basis. He aims to tailor treatment to the individual to address their needs and concerns.

His objective is to always treat and cure without surgery and only advises operative intervention when absolutely necessary.

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