Dr. Robert Bayer, MD

Dr. Robert Bayer, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Bayer, MD is a hematology specialist in Dekalb, IL and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in hematology, medical oncology, and more.

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

10 Health Services Dr

Dekalb, IL 60115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bleeding Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Bayer'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. Bayer "I believe patient care comes first. I try to help people navigate the complex healthcare system, especially for patients with cancer and blood disorders."

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

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 Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Illinois Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Illinois Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bayer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bayer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bayer to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bayer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (1)

I met with Dr. Bayer for hematology services. He was very thorough, listened to my concerns and addressed them all. He explained things so I could understand. He has a great bedside manner and I feel confident he is giving me well educated information.
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