Dr. David Bauer, MD

Dr. David Bauer, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. David Bauer, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in plastic surgery.

9500 Kanis Rd Ste 502

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 77% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 74% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Bauer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bauer "I am honored when patients choose me as their surgeon, so i make every effort to earn and maintain their trust. I want each patient to feel that i have their best interests in mind, and try work closely with them so they will get the results they desire."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Body Disproportion
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

25  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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.


  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Ark Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Ark Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 1st Place - Arkansas Top Physicians Plastic Surgery, 2010
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
29 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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 (10)

Dr.David Bouer is a great surgeon.I would say he"s my hero.Iv had a skin mass on the side of my head and now its gone i dont know how he did it.Iv couldnt thank him enough and he is a very nice and a talented Dr and his team that he trained most defantily recomended to anybody if you want something...more
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I always felt like Dr. Bauer was listening to me and worked with me to make the right decisions in regards to my reconstructive surgery. I could not be more pleased with my results! He made a very stressful situation a lot easier to deal with and I knew right away that i was in the right...more
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Dr. Bauer and his staff were amazing. I had a great experience from the first consultation visit until the day I was officially released. I never felt rushed and he made sure all my questions were answered completely. I would highly recommend Dr. Bauer and his staff!!
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Dr. Bauer repaired my nose after basal cell removal. He did a remarkable job. In only three weeks post op, the area is only slightly visibile. Not only an incredibly skilled physician, he also extremely professional and courteous. He explained his procedure pre-op and post-op. After the...more
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Dr Bauer is a meticulous and skilled surgeon. However you have to get past his poor bedside manner. It is easy to get an appointment but it is near impossible to get a call back from staff. Have all your questions for Dr Bauer asked and answered during the consult. I really don't think he has...more
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