Wendy Baer, MD

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Specialty

As a psychiatrist, Dr. Baer has expertise in treating clinical depression and anxiety both with medications and psychotherapy to help people manage emotions, behaviors and relationships.

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Psychiatric Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Vice Chair for Wellness, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Psychiatric Oncologist
Adrenal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Appendix Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center
Brain and Spine Tumors
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Head and Neck Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Leukemia
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphoma
Melanoma
Multiple Myeloma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ocular Melanoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Penile Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Emory Sarcoma Center
Stomach Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control

Biography

Wendy Baer, MD, is Assistant Professor holding joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Baer serves as Director of Psychiatric Oncology at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, and also serves as Vice Chair for Wellness in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology.

In her work at Winship Cancer Institute, Dr. Baer helps patients and their families deal with the stress of receiving a cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment. As a Psychiatrist she has expertise in treating clinical depression and anxiety both with medications and psychotherapy to help people manage emotions, behaviors and relationships. The fundamental goal of Dr. Baer's practice is to promote wellness and maximize patients' quality of life as much as possible. She believes strongly in the team approach to patient care and collaborates regularly with patients, doctors, nurses and social workers.

Education

Dr. Baer attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with honors. From UNC she went to the University of Pennsylvania where she completed her residency in Psychiatry and served as the Chief Resident in her senior year. Prior to moving to Atlanta, Dr Baer worked in with patients dealing with cancer at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, WA.

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