Abbie Bauer, M.D., M.S., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology with a co-major in bio-physics from Creighton University. She earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center. She completed her pediatric residency training at Oregon Health & Science University and received advanced training in pediatric nephrology through a fellowship at the University of Washington School of Medicine. During her fellowship, she earned a Masters of Epidemiology and Clinical Research through the University of Washington department of public health. Her clinical interest is in pediatric nephrology and quality improvement with an emphasis on AKI, renal disease after HSCT, patient and caregiver burden, and renal replacement therapy.


Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2013)
Oregon Health & Science University (2016), Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine/Seattle Children's Hospital (2019), Pediatric Nephrology

Research Interest

  • Patient and caregiver burden
  • Quality improvement with an emphasis on AKI
  • Renal disease after HSCT
  • Renal replacement therapy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Pediatric Minor Traumatic Brain Injury With Intracranial Hemorrhage: Identifying Low-Risk Patients Who May Not Benefit From ICU Admission.
Burns EC, Burns B, Newgard CD, Laurie A, Fu R, Graif T, Ward CS, Bauer A, Steinhardt D, Ibsen LM, Spiro DM, Pediatr Emerg Care 2019 Mar 35 3 161-169

Honors & Awards

  • Top Basic Science Abstract Award
    Society for Pediatric Research (2018)
  • The Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society
    UTHSCSA (2013)
  • Service and Leadership Merit Award
    Creighton University (2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Nephrology (2016)
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (2016)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2013)