Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD

Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Neptune, NJ and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore - Hope Tower

19 Davis Ave Fl 2

Neptune, NJ 07753
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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45  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Jefferson Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bauer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD
In May, 2018, Dr. Bauer performed hiatal hernia surgery on me. It is the end of August and I feel wonderful. No more pills for indigestion. I went back to work in less than three weeks. I had a very large hernia and I was apprehensive about the surgery. Dr. Bauer thoroughly answered all my...Read More
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Joanna P. in NJ – Aug 30, 2018
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What an amazing surgeon we have with Dr. Bauer! On behalf of my mother Pat J. from Barnegat, NJ, I would like to thank the doctor and his staff for all the good that they have done. His skills, care and kindness are surely top-notch. My mother is now better than ever, regaining her quality of...Read More
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Sharon J. in Vernon, NJ – Jun 06, 2018
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Dr Bauer spent 30 minutes plus with me today. he was soft-spoken thoroughly answered all my questions went above and beyond to consult with another doctors even while I was there. I am confident for him to do my surgery n respect his opinion.
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Nancy Lewis in Ocean – Apr 04, 2018
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I saw Dr. Bauer as a consult for a thyroidectomy. He is a warm gentleman and thorough doctor. My thyroid had nodules which expanded it down into my chest and into my aortic arch and pulmonary arteries. He assisted my thyroid surgeon and performed a miracle for me!! I was told that there was a 99%...Read More
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Gary in Avon by the Sea – Nov 04, 2017
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Although Dr. Thomas Bauer may be a good thoracic surgeon, he has a poor bedside manner. He should treat folks especially elderly sick folks like he would treat his own family. Perhaps he doesn't treat his own parents respectfully either. My parents were to be at the hospital for a 730am...Read More
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Lisa low in Middletown, NJ – Jun 14, 2017
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