Dr. Bauer is a native of Buffalo, NY. He completed his undergraduate at Canisius College, Buffalo NY, and medical school at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. In 1993, Dr. Bauer entered active duty service and subsequently completed a pediatric residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA. In 2002, Dr. Bauer completed his pediatric endocrine training program through the National Capital Consortium and since this time has been an active member of the Uniformed Services University faculty.
Dr. Bauer’s clinical research area of interest is in the study of pediatric thyroid nodular disease and thyroid cancer and his basic science area of interest is exploring the molecular mechanisms involved in thyroid cancer invasion and metastasis. Dr. Bauer maintains active membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics, where he serves on the Committee on Pediatric Research, the Endocrine Society, the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid Association, where he currently serves on the Surgical Affairs committee and as a member of the recently formed task force charged to author a guideline on the “Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Thyroid Nodule and Thyroid Cancer."
In 2009, Dr. Bauer joined The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Thyroid Center, a multidisciplinary center organized to provide coordinated and comprehensive care for children and adolescents with thyroid disorders, with a specific focus on thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer.
LTC(P) Bauer is an Army physician presently serving as the Program Director of the NCC Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship. The National Capital Consortium (NCC) is the sponsor of military Graduate Medical Education and training in the Washington, D.C. area and administratively located at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Through an agreement between the NCC and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellows from the NCC receive part of their training at Children's Hospital under the supervision of Dr. Bauer and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia faculty and staff. This mutually beneficial arrangement provides for a stronger more comprehensive Fellowship program for the NCC and provides Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with the experience and support of Dr. Bauer and his trainees.« Back to Previous Page