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


Thoracic Surgery Neptune, NJ

Cardiovascular Surgery

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

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Education & Training

  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1999 - 2002
  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1999
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeClass of 1992
  • Dickinson CollegeBachelor's, 1984 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2014 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2014
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 1994 - 2019
  • 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


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

  • 500th Robotic Thoracic Surgery Completed at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    500th Robotic Thoracic Surgery Completed at Jersey Shore University Medical CenterOctober 22nd, 2019

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations