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Wendy Baer, MD

 
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winship.referrals@emoryhealthcare.org 1364 Clifton Rd, NE Atlanta, GA 30322
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Titles Medical Director of Psychiatric Oncology
Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Biography Click to view Biography, Clinical Specialties, Research Focus and Education
Biography Wendy Baer, MD, is Medical Director of Psychiatric Oncology with appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute.
Clinical Specialties In her work at the 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.
Memberships & Awards Click to view Memberships and Awards
Memberships Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program
Cancers Treated Adrenal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Bone Marrow Transplant, Brain Tumor Program, Breast Cancer

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