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Thomas Bauer, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Brick, NJ, Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center

ThomasLBauerMDFACS, MBA

Thoracic Surgery Brick, NJ

Cardiovascular Surgery

Chairman of Surgery, JSUMC Medical Director Thoracic Oncology, HMH South Chief Thoracic Surgery, JSUM

Overview of Dr. Bauer

Dr. Thomas Bauer is a thoracic surgeon in Brick, NJ and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean University Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay and Old Bridge Medical Centers, and Hackensack Meridian Health Shore Rehabilitation Institute. He received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and has been in practice 25 years. Dr. Bauer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center and one of 11 doctors at Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean University Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic Surgery. He has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Thomas Jefferson UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1999 - 2002
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUH
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUHResidency, Surgery, 1992 - 1999
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson UniversityClass of 1992
  • Dickinson College
    Dickinson CollegeBachelor's, 1984 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2014 - 2025
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 1994 - 2019
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2014
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising Star Award Christiana Hospital, 2010
  • CCOP Participating Surgeon Accrual Award Christiana Hospital, 2007, 2013
  • Physician Ambassador for OR Christiana Hospital, 2006
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Dirofilaria (Dog Heart Worm): AN uncommon cause of the Benign Pulmonary Nodule  
    V Bustillo-Aruca, MZ Caposole, and TL Bauer, Surgical Infections, 1/1/2015
  • Early Detection of Lung Cancer with Meso Tetra (4-Carboxyphenyl) Porphyrin-Labeled Sputum  
    L Patriquin, MD DT. Merrick, MD,D Hill, MD, R.G. Holcomb, PhD, ME Lemieux, PhD,G Bennett, B Karia, VI Rebel, MD, PhD, and T Bauer II, MD, J Thor Oncology, 1/1/2015
  • Epithelioid Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Sarcoma: A Case Report  
    Sarmiento DE, Clevenger JA, Masters GA, Bauer TL, Nam BT, J Thorac Dis, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • An Immersive Surgery Training System with Live Streaming Capacity
    Y Yang, X Guo, Z Tu, KV Steiner, KE Barner, TL Bauer, and J Yu, Proceedings MMVR, 1/1/2014
  • CT Screening for Lung Cancer: Update of Definition of Positive Test Result and its Implications
    CI Henschke, R Yip, DF Yankelvitz, JP Smith and I-ELCAP Investigators, Annals of Internal Medicine, 1/1/2013
  • Secondhand Tobacco Smoke in never Smokers is a Signifianct Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Calicification
    DF Yankelevitz, CI Henschke, R Yip, P Boffetta, J Shemesh, MD Cham, J Narula, HS Hecht and IELCAP investigators, Journal American College of Cardiology Imaging, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Thoracic Surgery Clinical Trials Update 
    1/1/2014
  • Sub-lobar Resection is Equivalent to Lobectomy for Clinical Stage 1A Lung Cancer in Solid Nodules 
    1/1/2013
  • Incidence of Cancer in Pulmonary Nodules Followed by a Thoracic Surgeon 
    1/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Bone Marrow Transplant Program Opens at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    Bone Marrow Transplant Program Opens at Jersey Shore University Medical CenterAugust 19th, 2022
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Gregory Tiesi as Medical Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery
    Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Gregory Tiesi as Medical Director of Hepatobiliary SurgeryAugust 18th, 2022
  • New Cancer Treatments Coming to Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    New Cancer Treatments Coming to Jersey Shore University Medical CenterApril 12th, 2022
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    Capital Blue Cross PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    First Choice
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    IBC Personal Choice PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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