Dr. Andrew Bauer, MD – Pediatric Endocrinologist in Philadelphia, PA

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Andrew J. Bauer, MD

Healthcare Professional
Medical Director
Pediatric Thyroid Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dr. Bauer is an endocrinologist and medical director of the Pediatric Thyroid Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He completed his undergraduate at Canisius College and his medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Washington, and his pediatric endocrine training at the National Capital Consortium, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Bauer is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the Director of the Thyroid Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Bauer’s clinical and research area of interests are focused on the study of pediatric thyroid disease, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodular disease, thyroid cancer, and familial thyroid tumor syndromes. Within this field, Dr. Bauer has published more than 70 manuscripts, chapters and reviews and is a regularly invited lecturer and visiting professor at national and international meetings and academic institutes.

Dr. Bauer maintains active membership in the Endocrine Society; the Pediatric Endocrine Society; and the American Thyroid Association (ATA). In the ATA, Dr. Bauer served on the thyroid hormone replacement committee and as co-chair of the guidelines on the evaluation and management of pediatric thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer. 


Representative Publications:

Surgical Management of Pediatric Thyroid Disease: Complication Rates After Thyroidectomy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia High-Volume Pediatric Thyroid Center

Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Pediatric Thyroid Carcinoma in Patients With Graves’ Disease: The Role of Ultrasound in Selecting Patients for Definitive Therapy

Management Guidelines for Children With Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer