"Dr. Steven R. 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."
"Ballantyne Medical Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a full-service, multidimensional primary medical care office which offers the added convenience and expertise of cutting-edge aesthetic services, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, and nutritional guidance. We pride ourselves on working with each patient individually to help them achieve their healthcare goals. We strive to educate our patients about their medical conditions and answer all of their questions in easy to understand language. Our patients can expect genuine communication and collaboration with the doctors and staff at Ballantyne Medical Associates whether they desire a well-visit complete physical examination, management of a chronic medical condition or undivided focus on a new specific symptom, problem or illness. A few of our many services includes: Anti-Aging modalities & Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Cosmetic and laser medicine such as body sculpting, skin tightening, wrinkle reduction, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, spider vein treatment, cellulite reduction, along with Botox and filler injections. Opportunities to participate in paid clinical trials with no cost trial product, office visits, and blood tests. Allergy testing and immunotherapy EKG, CIMT scans, Ultrasound, Vascular duplex scans, and Echocardiography Chronic disease management such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, asthma, arthritis, heart disease, acne, HIV, substance abuse, and sexual dysfunction. Acute & Same Day Care for rashes, strains and sprains, colds and Flu, sinusitis, bronchitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis. On site Mobile 3D, Digital Mammography with certified technicians and board certified breast imaging radiologist."