Dr. Baldauf graduated from the University of Arizona in 1984. He received his medical degree in 1988 from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia followed by orthopaedic training at Tulane University and Charity Hospital in New Orleans. Dr. Baldauf then served as hospital chief of orthopaedic surgery for nine years with the United States Air Force from 1995 until 2004 including a six-month deployment to the Middle East during the Second Gulf War. Originally from Arizona, he has lived in the Las Vegas valley since 1998. He practices general orthopaedics with special emphasis on joint replacement of the shoulder, hips, and knees, as well as sports medicine injuries. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as a board member of the Nevada Arthritis Foundation.
Dr. Baldauf handles a wide range of orthopaedic problems from severely arthritic joints to simple sprains and strains to complex fractures. He has maintained a broad spectrum of care with thorough management of nearly all aspects of orthopaedics. His experience allows him to address both adult and pediatric patients with various concerns including sports injuries, fractures and joint pain such as arthritis. More specifically, Dr. Baldauf has extensive experience in the areas of the the shoulder, hip, and knee, as well as joint replacement surgeries and sports medicine. Due to this experience he enjoys training surgeons both locally and around the country in those specific areas. He gives both lectures and direct one on training on the surgical skills and techniques for sports medicine and joint replacement procedures, including the most up to date advances in this field such as; minimally invasive surgery, and navigation assisted joint replacements. Dr. Baldauf takes great care and pride in finding the best treatment for his patients whether surgical or non-surgical. The most important factors to him are communication, compassionate care and the patient-physician team approach to solving orthopaedic problems.