- ABMS Certification:
- American Board of Surgery, Active
- Research Interests:
Pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, liver metastasis, patient-derived xenograft models
- Clinical Practice:
- Bile Duct Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Tumors), Gastrointestinal Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts
- Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology
Todd W. Bauer, M.D. is a professor of surgery in the division of surgical oncology at 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.
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995
- General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center