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Glen Baird

Glen O. Baird, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Glen Baird, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in pediatric orthopedics. He received his medical degree from Utah School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin, followed by a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at the Los Angeles Children's Hospital. He specializes in clubfoot treatment and other foot deformities, sports medicine and general orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Baird joined the Shriners Children's Spokane medical staff in 1999. He is currently the chief of staff.

Dr. Baird is one of a select group of Ponseti method preferred providers in the United States, having had one-on-one training with Dr. Ignacio Ponseti who developed this nonoperative method of treating clubfoot.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
United States of America

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, WI

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Washington School of Medicine
Clinical Instructor

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • 2015-Present: Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Member, Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Spokane County Medical Society
Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Graduate with Distinction, Brigham Young University
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Alvina S. Barrett Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship, Brigham Young University
  • 2008-Present, Qualified Doctor Designation, Ponseti International Association (PIA)
Providers Academic Works And Presentations Accordion Title
  • Presentation: American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) - Outcomes of Intensive versus Minimal Spasticity Management Strategies on Individuals with Cerebral Palsy: Preliminary Results of a Long-Term Multi-Center Study (9/2020)
  • Presentation: American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) - Adults with Cerebral Palsy Report Similar Levels of Patient Reported Outcomes Despite undergoing Two Distinct Spasticity Management Strategies during Childhood: Preliminary Results of a Long-Term Multi-Center Study (9/2020)
  • Presentation: 23rd Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society - Quantitative Coronal Plane Motion of Hindfoot during Clinical Flexibility Assessments (5/2018)
  • Lecture: Brandon Carrell Lectureship - Results of Early Bony Hip Reconstructive Surgery for Hip Subluxation in Severely Involved Children with Cerebral Palsy (4/2018)
  • Lecture: Annual Meeting of the Honduras Society of Orthopaedic Traumatology - Surgical Management of Orthopaedic Problems in Cerebral Palsy, Surgical Management of Flat Foot in Children, Management of Clubfoot with the Turco Technique and Management of Patients with Bount's Disease (6/2017)


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