Dr. Robert A. Bayer, MD

Dr. Robert A. Bayer, MD

Hematology | Male | 56 years old

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

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
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I believe patient care comes first. I try to help people navigate the complex healthcare system, especially for patients with cancer and blood disorders.Read more

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Dr. Bayer accepts 17 insurance carriers

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17 Insurance Carriers 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
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Viant

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Dr. Bayer's Review Details
4.2 based on 13 responses
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Experience with Dr. Bayer
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (13)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (13)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (13)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (13)
Dr. Bayer's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (13)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (12)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (12)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (13)
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Acute 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 Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • 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
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Genetic Testing
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    McGaw Medical Center Of Northwestern University

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Illinois Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Loyola University Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Bayer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bayer's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Bayer

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Bayer's 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.