Andrew J. Bauer, MD, is an endocrinologist and Medical Director of the Pediatric Thyroid Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Bauer is a native of Buffalo, NY. He completed his undergraduate at Canisius College and his medical degree 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 hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodular disease, thyroid cancer, and familial thyroid tumor syndromes. Within this field, Dr. Bauer has published more than 70 manuscripts, chapters and reviews and is a regularly invited lecturer and visiting professor at national and international meetings and academic institutes.
Dr. Bauer is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the Director of the Thyroid Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a multidisciplinary center organized to provide coordinated and comprehensive care for children and adolescents with thyroid disorders.