Dr. Bruce Bauer, MD

Dr. Bruce Bauer, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Bruce Bauer, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Northbrook, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in plastic surgery, pediatrics, and more.

501 Skokie Blvd Ste 250

Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Congenital Facial Deformity
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Skin Cancer
  • Vascular Lesion

19  Procedures

  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • Cystectomy
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Laceration Repair
  • Lesion Removal
  • Mole Removal
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery, Facial
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tissue Expansion
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Northwestern Feinberg School Of
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Feinberg
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bauer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bauer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bauer to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Bauer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Bauer is nothing short of a miracle worker. He changed my son's life for the better; my son was born with congenital nevi. All of my son's nevi have been removed! His staff is amazing! I will forever be grateful for everything he has done for our family. Dr. Bauer in my opinion is the top...more
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Dr. Bauer has gone out of his way to answer questions I have & make sure we feel comfortable with the procedure my son will be having soon. He answered an email I sent him out of the blue (that I didn't expect a response from him considering he is a celebrity in the doctor world...). He responded,...more
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Transformed my son to a new person. Dr. Bauer is an artist in disguise.
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The staff at the office is very pleasant. However I am very disappointed in my son's visit. We waited over an hour to be seen, and all he did was touch my son's head and recommend an ultrasound be done. If we are looking for overall structural changes in my son's skull a CT must be ordered. I would...more
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He and his staff are amazing. They KNOW what they are doing and are very responsive to patients calls, emails. So glad we had the opportunity of be under his care.
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