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Todd  W.  Bauer,  MD

Surgical Oncology
Surgery

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 800709, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0709
Phone: 434.982.6467 Fax: 434.982.6552
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Training & Certification

Residency:

General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship:

Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

  
  • American Board of Surgery, Active

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma), IPMN of the pancreas, Liver Cancer, Liver Metastases, Pancreas Tumor, Pancreatic Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Research Interest:

Tumor cell migration, invasion, metastasis, growth factor signalling

Background

Biography:

Todd W. Bauer, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Virginia. He received his undergraduate degree and M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed his General Surgery residency and a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology and a post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Bauer’s clinical focus is in pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers and soft tissue sarcoma. He leads a laboratory research program in pancreatic cancer. The current focus of his laboratory research is on the interaction between tumor cells and stromal fibroblasts and developing novel approaches to targeting the tumor microenvironment.  He has established a primary human xenograft model of pancreatic cancer with genetic and molecular characterization of tumors with the aim of deriving a personalized approach to therapy for pancreatic cancer.

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