Dr. Thurston Bauer, MD

Dr. Thurston Bauer, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Thurston Bauer, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med in 2010 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.

5 Saint Vincent Cir Ste 501

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 666-2894

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
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Dr. Bauer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Defect Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bauer performs Heart Defect Repair more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Bauer performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bauer performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Bauer performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Aortic Valve Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bauer performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Bauer performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Bauer's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

"When patients come to see me they have lots of questions. I am a firm believer in spending all the time that's necessary for patients to understand what's going on and what their options are so they can make the best decision."

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Of North Carolina
    Residency Hospital
  • 2010
    Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    2010

Dr. Bauer's Reviews

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While on vacation the week before Thanksgiving, I required bypass surgery in Little Rock, AR. I was most fortunate to have Dr. Bauer assigned to my case. He took a comprehensive medical history and was able we to convey the risk factors I could encounter. He took my hand and prayed for God to guide...Read More
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Dr Thurston Bauer is the most caring and compassionate doctor I have ever met. He always spends time with you and is very eager to answer any questions that you may have. The care that he and his nurse Katherine gave me was unbelievable. They were also very considerate of my family and spent time...Read More
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