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. He completed his pediatric training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Tacoma, WA, and his pediatric endocrine training at the National Capital Consortium, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD. In 2013, Dr. Bauer retired from the United States Army after 29 years of service, to include two combat tours in Iraq.
Dr. Bauer's clinical and research area of interests are focused on the study of pediatric thyroid disease, including congenital and acquired hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodular disease, thyroid cancer, and inherited syndromes associated with an increased risk of developing thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. Within this field, Dr. Bauer has published more than 50 manuscripts, chapters and reviews and is a regularly invited lecturer and visiting professor at national and international meetings and academic institutes.
Dr. Bauer maintains active membership as a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), where he serves on the Committee on Pediatric Research, the Endocrine Society, the Pediatric Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid Association. Within the American Thyroid Association he serves as the chair of the pediatric endocrinology/thyroidology initiative, as well as a member of the pre-operative staging committee, the thyroid hormone replacement committee, the task force charged to author guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of pediatric thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer, and as an editorial board member for the journal Thyroid.
Dr. Bauer joined The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to serve as the medical director of the Thyroid Center, a multidisciplinary center organized to provide coordinated and comprehensive care for children and adolescents with thyroid disorders.« Back to Previous Page