Scott R Bauer, MD, MS

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Harvard School of Public HealthSc.M.2011Department of Epidemiology
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2015School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2018Internal Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    American Geriatrics Society2021Health in Aging Foundation New Investigator Award
    San Francisco VA Healthcare System Research Development Initiative 2020Grunfeld Scholar
    Claude D Pepper OAIC Annual Meeting2020Best Abstract Award
    National Institute on Aging2019Butler Williams Scholar
    UCSF Claude D Pepper OAIC Center2019Research Education Component Advanced Scholar Award
    Research Centers Collaborative Network 2019Travel Award for Early Career Investigators
    UCSF Academic Senate2019Faculty Learning and Development Award
    American Urologic Association Annual Meeting2019Best Poster Award
    JAMA Internal Medicine 2017Editorial Fellowship

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    Dr. Bauer is a general internist, translational epidemiologist, and clinician investigator with a primary care practice based at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC). He is also a member of the Kidney Health Research Collective (https://khrc.ucsf.edu/). His academic focus is to understand the mechanisms underlying urologic aging and to define clinical phenotypes and biomarkers for older adults with debilitating urologic conditions. Dr. Bauer's areas of research expertise include geriatric urology, lifestyle and age-related risk factors, and longitudinal assessment of biomarkers, functional outcomes, and quality of life.

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    Age-related changes in skeletal muscle and lower urinary tract symptoms in older adults
    NIH K76AG074903Sep 30, 2021 - May 31, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Mitochondrial Health
    George M. O’Brien U54 Urology Center U54DK104310Aug 1, 2021 - Jul 31, 2023
    Role: Opportunity Pool Awardee
    Longitudinal Associations Between Frailty and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Older Men
    NIH R03AG067937Sep 15, 2020 - May 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Incorporating pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics into n-of-1 trials of tamsulosin deprescribing in older men
    UCSF-CTSI K Scholars Program Team Science Award Mar 1, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
    Role: Co-PI
    Prevalence of Frailty Among Older Men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    NIH/NIA UCSF Older Americans Independence Center P30AG044281Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Research Education Component Advanced Scholar
    Lifestyle risk factors for lower urinary tract symptoms in men
    NIH/NIDDK UCSF-Kaiser Urological Epidemiology Research Career Development Program K12DK111028Jul 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: K12 Scholar

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    1. Plant-based diet index and erectile dysfunction in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. BJU Int. 2022 Apr 28. Yang H, Breyer BN, Rimm EB, Giovannucci E, Loeb S, Kenfield SA, Bauer SR. PMID: 35484829.
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    2. Association of plant-based diet index with prostate cancer risk. Am J Clin Nutr. 2022 03 04; 115(3):662-670. Loeb S, Fu BC, Bauer SR, Pernar CH, Chan JM, Van Blarigan EL, Giovannucci EL, Kenfield SA, Mucci LA. PMID: 34791008; PMCID: PMC8895206.
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    3. Interpreting Geroscience-Guided Biomarker Studies. JAMA Intern Med. 2022 03 01; 182(3):300-302. Bauer SR, Newman JC. PMID: 35040910; PMCID: PMC8901559.
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    4. Association of Intraindividual Difference in Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate by Creatinine vs Cystatin C and End-stage Kidney Disease and Mortality. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 02 01; 5(2):e2148940. Chen DC, Shlipak MG, Scherzer R, Bauer SR, Potok OA, Rifkin DE, Ix JH, Muiru AN, Hsu CY, Estrella MM. PMID: 35175342; PMCID: PMC8855239.
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    5. Lower urinary tract symptoms and incident functional limitations among older community-dwelling men. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 04; 70(4):1082-1094. Bauer SR, Cawthon PM, Ensrud KE, Suskind AM, Newman JC, Fink HA, Lu K, Scherzer R, Hoffman AR, Covinsky K, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. PMID: 34951697; PMCID: PMC8986604.
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    6. Perceptions of Older Men Using a Mobile Health App to Monitor Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Tamsulosin Side Effects: Mixed Methods Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2021 Dec 24; 8(4):e30767. Wang EY, Breyer BN, Lee AW, Rios N, Oni-Orisan A, Steinman MA, Sim I, Kenfield SA, Bauer SR. PMID: 34951599; PMCID: PMC8742207.
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    7. Tracking Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Tamsulosin Side Effects Among Older Men Using a Mobile App (PERSONAL): Feasibility and Usability Study. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Dec 10; 5(12):e30762. Lee AW, Kenfield SA, Wang EY, Enriquez A, Oni-Orisan A, Steinman MA, Sim I, Breyer BN, Bauer SR. PMID: 34889745; PMCID: PMC8709917.
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    8. Assessment of Frailty and Association With Progression of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Symptoms and Serious Adverse Events Among Men Using Drug Therapy. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 11 01; 4(11):e2134427. Bauer SR, Walter LC, Ensrud KE, Suskind AM, Newman JC, Ricke WA, Liu TT, McVary KT, Covinsky K. PMID: 34817584; PMCID: PMC8613596.
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    9. Lower urinary tract symptoms are associated with musculoskeletal pain among older men: Preliminary evidence for central sensitization as a mechanism? Neurourol Urodyn. 2021 11; 40(8):1929-1938. Senders A, Bauer SR, Chen Y, Oken B, Fink HA, Lane NE, Sajadi KP, Marshall LM. PMID: 34396562; PMCID: PMC8556292.
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    10. Physical Activity, Diet, and Incident Urinary Incontinence in Postmenopausal Women: Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2021 08 13; 76(9):1600-1607. Bauer SR, Kenfield SA, Sorensen M, Subak LL, Phelan S, Gupta LR, Chen B, Suskind AM, Park AJ, Iglesia C, Gass M, Hohensee C, Breyer BN. PMID: 33963837; PMCID: PMC8555422.
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    11. Longitudinal Changes in Adiposity and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Among Older Men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2021 Aug 10. Bauer SR, Harrison SL, Cawthon PM, Senders A, Kenfield SA, Suskind AM, McCulloch CE, Covinsky K, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. PMID: 34375402.
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    12. Perceptions of older men using a mobile health application to monitor lower urinary tract symptoms and tamsulosin side effects: mixed-methods study (Preprint). JMIR Human Factors. 2021 May 28. Wang WE, Breyer BB, Lee LA, Rios RN, Oni-Orisan OA, Steinman SM, Sim SI, Kenfield KS, Bauer BS. . .
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    13. Tracking Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Tamsulosin Side Effects Among Older Men using the PERSONAL app: Feasibility and Usability Study (Preprint). JMIR Formative Research. 2021 May 28. Lee LA, Kenfield KS, Wang WE, Enriquez EA, Oni-Orisan OA, Steinman SM, Sim SI, Breyer BB, Bauer BS. . .
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    14. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2021 06; 205(6):1739. Bauer SR, Huang A. PMID: 33784183.
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    15. Leveraging innovative technology to generate drug response phenotypes for the advancement of biomarker-driven precision dosing. Clin Transl Sci. 2021 05; 14(3):784-790. Oni-Orisan A, Srinivas N, Mehta K, Das JL, Nguyen TT, Tison GH, Bauer SR, Burian M, Funk RS, Graham RA, Biomarkers and Translational Tools Community Working Group of the American Society for Clinical Phar. PMID: 33421282; PMCID: PMC8212753.
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    16. Association of Diet With Erectile Dysfunction Among Men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 11 02; 3(11):e2021701. Bauer SR, Breyer BN, Stampfer MJ, Rimm EB, Giovannucci EL, Kenfield SA. PMID: 33185675; PMCID: PMC7666422.
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    17. Association Between Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Frailty in Older Men Presenting for Urologic Care. Urology. 2021 02; 148:230-234. Bauer SR, Jin C, Kamal P, Suskind AM. PMID: 33049232; PMCID: PMC7870540.
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    18. Co-Occurrence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Frailty among Community-Dwelling Older Men. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 12; 68(12):2805-2813. Bauer SR, Scherzer R, Suskind AM, Cawthon P, Ensrud KE, Ricke WA, Covinsky K, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. PMID: 32822081; PMCID: PMC7744321.
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    19. Association of Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Severity with Kidney Function among Community Dwelling Older Men. J Urol. 2020 12; 204(6):1305-1311. Bauer SR, Scherzer R, Zhao S, Breyer BN, Kenfield SA, Shlipak M, Marshall LM, Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. PMID: 32924780; PMCID: PMC7665901.
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    20. PERSONAL: Feasibility Study Protocol for Placebo-Controlled, Randomized n-of-1 Trials of Tamsulosin for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Frontiers in Digital Health. 2020 Jun 26; 2:7. Bauer BS, Breyer BB, Oni-Orisan OA, Steinman SM, Sim SI, McCulloch MC, Kenfield KS. .
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    21. PERSONAL: Feasibility Study Protocol for Placebo-Controlled, Randomized n-of-1 Trials of Tamsulosin for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Front Digit Health. 2020; 2:7. Bauer SR, Breyer BN, Oni-Orisan A, Steinman MA, Sim I, McCulloch CE, Kenfield SA. PMID: 34713020; PMCID: PMC8521798.
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    22. Urinary Incontinence and Nocturia in Older Men: Associations with Body Mass, Composition and Strength in the Health ABC Study. J Urol. 2019 11; 202(5):1015-1021. Bauer SR, Grimes B, Suskind AM, Cawthon PM, Cummings S, Huang AJ, Health ABC Study. PMID: 31188733; PMCID: PMC6879783.
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    23. Hematuria Practice Guidelines That Explicitly Consider Harms and Costs. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Oct 01; 179(10):1362-1364. Bauer SR, Carroll PR, Grady D. PMID: 31355847; PMCID: PMC6986985.
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    24. Mediterranean diet after prostate cancer diagnosis and urinary and sexual functioning: The health professionals follow-up study. Prostate. 2018 02; 78(3):202-212. Bauer SR, Van Blarigan EL, Stampfer MJ, Chan JM, Kenfield SA. PMID: 29194691; PMCID: PMC5768457.
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    25. Going Beyond Guideline-Concordant Opioid Therapy to Improve Patient Safety. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 09 01; 177(9):1272. Bauer SR, Katz MH. PMID: 28715556.
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    26. Setting the Record Straight on FDA Approvals in Oncology-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 08 01; 177(8):1223. Bauer SR, Redberg RF. PMID: 28783834.
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    27. Withholding Proton Pump Inhibitors to Prevent Recurrent Clostridium difficile: Time for a Randomized Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 06 01; 177(6):791. Bauer SR, O'Malley P. PMID: 28346596.
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    28. Improving the Accelerated Pathway to Cancer Drug Approvals. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 02 01; 177(2):278. Bauer SR, Redberg RF. PMID: 27898987.
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    29. Predictors of higher-risk chronic opioid prescriptions in an academic primary care setting. Subst Abus. 2016; 37(1):110-7. Bauer SR, Hitchner L, Harrison H, Gerstenberger J, Steiger S. PMID: 26848633.
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    30. Geographic Disparities in Access to Agencies Providing Income-Related Social Services. J Urban Health. 2015 Oct; 92(5):853-63. Bauer SR, Monuteaux MC, Fleegler EW. PMID: 26264235; PMCID: PMC4608945.
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    31. Associations of prostate cancer risk variants with disease aggressiveness: results of the NCI-SPORE Genetics Working Group analysis of 18,343 cases. Hum Genet. 2015 Apr; 134(4):439-50. Helfand BT, Roehl KA, Cooper PR, McGuire BB, Fitzgerald LM, Cancel-Tassin G, Cornu JN, Bauer S, Van Blarigan EL, Chen X, Duggan D, Ostrander EA, Gwo-Shu M, Zhang ZF, Chang SC, Jeong S, Fontham ET, Smith G, Mohler JL, Berndt SI, McDonnell SK, Kittles R, Rybicki BA, Freedman M, Kantoff PW, Pomerantz M, Breyer JP, Smith JR, Rebbeck TR, Mercola D, Isaacs WB, Wiklund F, Cussenot O, Thibodeau SN, Schaid DJ, Cannon-Albright L, Cooney KA, Chanock SJ, Stanford JL, Chan JM, Witte J, Xu J, Bensen JT, Taylor JA, Catalona WJ. PMID: 25715684; PMCID: PMC4586077.
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    32. Selenoprotein and antioxidant genes and the risk of high-grade prostate cancer and prostate cancer recurrence. Prostate. 2015 Jan; 75(1):60-9. Gerstenberger JP, Bauer SR, Van Blarigan EL, Sosa E, Song X, Witte JS, Carroll PR, Chan JM. PMID: 25284284; PMCID: PMC4257852.
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    33. Antioxidant and vitamin E transport genes and risk of high-grade prostate cancer and prostate cancer recurrence. Prostate. 2013 Dec; 73(16):1786-95. Bauer SR, Richman EL, Sosa E, Weinberg V, Song X, Witte JS, Carroll PR, Chan JM. PMID: 24038157; PMCID: PMC5501162.
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    34. Plasma vitamin D levels, menopause, and risk of breast cancer: dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies. Medicine (Baltimore). 2013 May; 92(3):123-131. Bauer SR, Hankinson SE, Bertone-Johnson ER, Ding EL. PMID: 23625163; PMCID: PMC4553988.
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    35. Analgesic use in relation to sex hormone and prolactin concentrations in premenopausal women. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Jun; 24(6):1087-97. Bauer SR, Fortner RT, Gates MA, Eliassen AH, Hankinson SE, Tworoger SS. PMID: 23515936; PMCID: PMC3646978.
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    36. Statin use and risk of prostate cancer in the prospective Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Oct; 21(10):1886-8. Chan JM, Litwack-Harrison S, Bauer SR, Daniels NA, Wilt TJ, Shannon J, Bauer DC. PMID: 22879205; PMCID: PMC3489270.
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    37. The TMPRSS2:ERG rearrangement, ERG expression, and prostate cancer outcomes: a cohort study and meta-analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Sep; 21(9):1497-509. Pettersson A, Graff RE, Bauer SR, Pitt MJ, Lis RT, Stack EC, Martin NE, Kunz L, Penney KL, Ligon AH, Suppan C, Flavin R, Sesso HD, Rider JR, Sweeney C, Stampfer MJ, Fiorentino M, Kantoff PW, Sanda MG, Giovannucci EL, Ding EL, Loda M, Mucci LA. PMID: 22736790; PMCID: PMC3671609.
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    38. Attempts to silence firearm injury prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Jan; 42(1):99-102. Fleegler EW, Monuteaux MC, Bauer SR, Lee LK. PMID: 22176854.
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    39. Flavonoid-rich cocoa consumption affects multiple cardiovascular risk factors in a meta-analysis of short-term studies. J Nutr. 2011 Nov; 141(11):1982-8. Shrime MG, Bauer SR, McDonald AC, Chowdhury NH, Coltart CE, Ding EL. PMID: 21956956.
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    40. Proton pump inhibitors and risk of fractures: a meta-analysis of 11 international studies. Am J Med. 2011 Jun; 124(6):519-26. Yu EW, Bauer SR, Bain PA, Bauer DC. PMID: 21605729; PMCID: PMC3101476.
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    41. Cocoa Consumption, Cocoa Flavonoids, and Effects on Cardiovascular Risk Factors: An Evidence-Based Review. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. 2011 Apr 1; 5(2):120-127. Bauer BS, Ding DE, Smit SL. .
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    42. Prevention of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: approaches to estimating and reducing risk. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Mar 18; 101(6):384-98. Cummings SR, Tice JA, Bauer S, Browner WS, Cuzick J, Ziv E, Vogel V, Shepherd J, Vachon C, Smith-Bindman R, Kerlikowske K. PMID: 19276457; PMCID: PMC2720698.
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