Andrew J. Bauer, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Andrew J Bauer, M.D. is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and serves as the director of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Thyroid Center. Dr. Bauer retired from the United States Army after 29 years of service, to include two combat tours in Iraq. Dr. Bauer’s clinical and research interests are focused on the study of pediatric thyroid disorders, including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodular disease, thyroid cancer, and familial thyroid tumor syndromes. Dr. Bauer serves as chair of the American Thyroid Association’s (ATA) pediatric thyroid cancer guidelines and as a member of the ATA’s Board of Directors. In 2018, Dr. Bauer served on the World Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer expert group that published guidelines on thyroid screening after nuclear disasters. He has spoken at many ThyCa events.