(SACRAMENTO) Andrea S. Bauer, M.D., a pediatric hand surgeon, has joined the medical team at Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Northern California. As an attending surgeon, Dr. Bauer teaches residents in the clinic, in the operating room and during inpatient rounds. She also leads educational lectures about orthopaedics, oversees research projects conducted by medical students and residents, and mentors medical students interested in becoming orthopaedic surgeons.
Dr. Bauer earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons before completing a five-year residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in orthopaedic surgery. She continued post-graduate work at Massachusetts General Hospital in hand surgery and completed a fellowship in pediatric hand surgery at the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California in December 2011.
Dr. Bauer is a consultant reviewer for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and is a member of the Physician Aid Committee, and the Surgical Case Review Committee at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.
In addition to publishing chapters in textbooks and journal articles about orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Bauer has presented at professional conferences, including the annual meeting of the Pediatric Hand Study Group, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and at annual meetings of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Her research interests include brachial plexus birth palsy and congenital hand differences.
Dr. Bauer is eligible for board certification by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
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