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Jae-O Bae, MD

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Pediatric Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Thyroid and Endocrine Pediatric Tumors Pediatric Surgery Pectus Excavatum repair


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Jae-O Bae, MD

Dr. Bae was born on a small family farm in South Korea and his family immigrated to the United States when he was a young child. He grew up in New Jersey, and then went to college at the Johns Hopkins University. He then obtained his medical education at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School graduating in 2000.

He completed his residency in general surgery at Columbia University Medical Center / New York-Presbyterian Hospitals. During his residency, he spent two years doing basic science research in neuroblastoma angiogenesis combined with a clinical fellowship in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian. Following his general surgery training, Dr. Bae completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School / Children's Medical Center at Dallas in 2009, and has been working at Phoenix Children's Hospital ever since.

Dr. Bae is board certified in pediatric surgery and general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He enjoys a broad surgical practice and has expertise in childhood cancers, endocrine surgery, pectus excavatum repair and other advanced minimally invasive operations in babies and children.

Dr. Bae loves raising his 3 boys and trying to spend as much time with them as they would allow. He enjoys working out, hiking, golfing and other outdoor activities.

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Education & Training

Medical School / Education

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Camden, NJ


Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital - New York, NY


(Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation), Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital - New York, NY. (Pediatric Surgery) University of Texas Southwestern Medical School/Children's Medical Center - Dallas, TX.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons