Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
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Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD
Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Neptune City, NJ. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Bauer is affiliated with Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital, Ocean Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

1944 State Route 33

Neptune City, NJ 07753

Contact Information

(732) 988-3441

Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD

Dr. Thomas Bauer, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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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.

Education

  • 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
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bauer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bauer to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Bauer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Avon by the Sea |
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% chance that they would have to open my chest. Although it took him hours of tedious surgery he was able to avoid the need to open my chest. I will be forever grateful that I chose him as my doctor.
in Middletown, NJ |
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 procedure, he had the nerve to reprimand them for being late. He expected them at 630am but his office never convayed that to either my folks or me. Then he tells my poor Dad he should expect pain!
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Dr. Bauer accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bauer has admitting privileges

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
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Ocean Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Blvd
Brick, NJ 08724
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Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 State Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753
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