Dr. Bauer is the founder and a managing partner of Ballantyne Medical Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he has been practicing since March 2007. His dedication to helping his patients achieve their optimal health is evident in his focus on treating the whole person and keeping in mind the multiple aspects of each of their individual lives.
He graduated cum laude from the department of agriculture and life science in the pre-med program at North Carolina State University. Dr. Bauer then entered the medical school campus of the New York Institute of Technology. After graduating medical school with honors he completed his internship and residency programs at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in New York. Dr. Bauer was then elected to serve as chief resident to complete his final year of training at Good Samaritan. After residency, he went on to become national board certified in family medicine and osteopathic medicine. Prior to moving to NC in December 2006, he spent nine years in private practice in NY while also working as a Suffolk County New York Department of Health HIV disease specialist in a hospital operated county clinic. Currently, he is completing a fellowship in anti-aging and regenerative medicine with the Metabolic Medicine Institute - American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine(A4M).
Dr. Bauer has a passion for medical research and helping bring new pharmaceutical products to market. These new, cutting-edge pharmaceuticals are used by our nation's physicians to help their patients live longer and healthier lives.
He is certified by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative ( CITI ) to conduct Human Clinical Research. As a Principal Investigator for numerous pharmaceutical companies he conducts reserach on many new investigational medications. Dr Bauer has been instrumental in bringing many new drugs to market and FDA product label changes for new indications of current medications such as Victoza, Ozempic , Trulance , Tresiba , Xofluza and others.
Dr. Bauer is also certified through (ACT) Aesthetic Consulting & Training to administer Botox Cosmetic injections to help both his male and female patients maintain a more youthful appearance. He states "It's more than just a physical change my patients' experience, they also have a renewed confidence and possess a more positive and healthy outlook."
Dr. Bauer is also certified by Massachusetts based Cynosure in the use of SculpSure, ICON, PicoSure, Pelleve and Pellefirm laser and light-based cosmetic procedures.
He is a founding and current board member of Independent Physicians of the Carolina’s (IPC), a member of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) , American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine (A4M), American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), Concierge Choice Physicians (CCP) and he is the lead physician to the 10-13 (officer down) Club of Charlotte which encompasses hundreds of retired and active police officers.
"Dr. Bauer is honest, friendly, and real intelligent. He explains his point of view and your problems. Best MD in BALLANTYNE in my view."
"He's a great doctor, very smart, kind and knows his clients very well. Takes his time and looks you in the eye and listens. I always get my money's worth."
"He's a great doctor, really listens, very likeable. Happy people in the waiting room was a great sign."
"Helped me so much with my depression and anxiety issues and also with my weight. Will definitely go back over and over..."
"My first visit was last week, my 21 st birthday for a physical exam. The office is really up to date, everyone is friendly and it was the most thorough physical I had."
"There are few good doctors out there. Dr. Jorge is good. He's smart, caring, classy, gentle, to the point. He knows his limitations, not every doctor knows..."
"He took the time to look into my issues and not only help clear them up but put me on a better path for overall health. I would 100% recommend Dr. Jorge to anyone..."
"He always addresses all my concerns. When I call for a prescription refill, it's always a fast response."
"This was the best visit to a Chiropractor that I have had in over 10 years, Dr. Bauer is more knowledgable then most of the Primary Care Doctors I have been seeing..."