Richard E. Bauer, DMD, MD
Dr. Richard Bauer is a native of the Pittsburgh area. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and the school of Dental Medicine. After graduating from Dental School, Dr. Bauer completed his six-year residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Starting as a dental student, Dr. Bauer has always had a passion for giving back to his profession through his involvement and leadership within his professional organizations. He was the vice-president of ASDA (American Student Dental Association) then President of the Resident Organization of AAOMS (American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons). He then went on to participate in numerous professional committees for ASDA, AAOMS and OMSNIC.
Dr. Bauer currently serves as a consultant for several medical device companies in his field. He is also an Advisory Board Member for the OMS National Insurance Company (OMSNIC). He has lectured, presented and performed hands-on training courses all over the United States as well as internationally. He was recently invited to join the McGuire Institute, a highly recognized not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing clinical research at the highest level of skill and integrity.
Dr. Bauer was previously a full-time faculty member and Residency Program Director at the University of Pittsburgh in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery focusing on dental implants and corrective jaw surgery. He has been active in research with focuses on hard and soft tissue regeneration and computer assisted surgery.
Dr. Bauer is a board certified Oral Surgeon. He also maintains his membership and participation in the following professional and scientific societies:
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Political Action Committee
- American Dental Association
- Pennsylvania Dental Association
- American College of Surgeons
Dr. Bauer currently resides in the Wexford area with his wife and 3 children.