Dr. Bauer received his undergraduate education at the University of Washington. He earned his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he was the recipient of the Resident of the Year Award. His focus is on pediatric sports medicine, lower extremity deformities, hip dysplasia and neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Bauer is a member of the AACPDM and POSNA, and a candidate member of AAOS.