Dr. Baumhauer serves as Associate Chair of Academic Affairs and Professor, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester.
She received her BS from Springfield College in Massachusetts; her MS in Biology from Middlebury College and her medical degree from the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine. She completed orthopaedic residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and a Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. While working as an Attending at the University of Rochester, she obtained a MPH degree from the University of Rochester Department of Community and Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Baumhauer is the past president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS); and Eastern Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Baumhauer is a proud member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has chaired and presented at several AAOS/AOFAS Courses in the past 20 years. Dr. Baumhauer has published over 100 papers and chapters and her research interests include outcomes assessment; diabetic foot and ankle problems, foot and ankle biomechanics specifically hallux rigidus, posterior tibial tendonitis, midfoot arthritis and clinical trials design. Dr. Baumhauer is a deputy editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR) and a reviewer for Foot and Ankle International, American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and the journal of Orthopaedic Research.