Dr. Robert Bayer, MD is a hematology specialist in Dekalb, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in hematology, medical oncology, and more.


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(630) 326-4436

Dr. Bayer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Open Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cigna-HealthSpring
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HealthLink
HealthLink POS
HealthLink PPO
HFN
HFN PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Humana
Choice
Choice PPO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
LifeSynch
Behavioral Health
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
UniCare
UniCare HMO
UniCare POS
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice
Choice Plus
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
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Dr. Bayer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Blood Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bayer treats Blood Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bayer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Bleeding Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bayer treats Bleeding Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bayer treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bayer treats Breast Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bayer treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bayer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genetic Testing
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1989
Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University Of Illinois Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Illinois Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
McGaw Medical Center Of Northwestern University
Medical School
1982
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1989
1987
1985
1984
1982

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

Dr. Bayer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bayer

4.3

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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