Dr. R Bauer, MD

Dr. R Bauer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. R Bauer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Garland, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1130 Belt Line Rd Ste 135

Garland, TX 75040

Contact Information

(972) 530-9933

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bauer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
normal
more than 78% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
normal
more than 75% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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3  Procedures

  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Nyu Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bauer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bauer's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bauer to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bauer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    POOR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had surgery for spinal stenosis in 2004. Before surgery was done several tests including an MRI were done to make sure that surgery was the way to go. This I like this, it prevents doing procedures if they are not needed. Recently I went back, 2016, I have started having lower back pain. ...more
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On my first and last visit to this doctor. When he was suggesting further tests, he suggested to me, that my lumbar fusion from around 2011 might not be healed. He wanted me to have a CT scan to determine if my fusion had healed. I consider this to be pure foolishness!! I would recommend to...more
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