Rabbi, Doctor Jay Bauman was born in New York and received his orthodox rabbinical ordination in Jerusalem. He continues to advance his learning and is presently writing course material for Yeshiva Perchai Shoshanim on the topic of ‘Milah.’
Dr. Bauman graduated from Chicago Medical School in1982, with honors and AOA, and then in 1986, successfully completed both his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, with honors, at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan.
Dr. Bauman is considered an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of women who suffer from repetitive miscarriages and fetal losses. His other area of expertise is in the early detection of fetal structural and genetic abnormalities combined with ultrasound.
Dr. Bauman has for twenty-nine years tirelessly dedicated himself to the field of obstetrics at the following hospitals:
Mt. Sinai Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and St. Vincent’s Hospital. He has enjoyed practicing both as a gynecologist and surgeon, based from his offices on Madison Avenue in New York and Jamaica Estates in Queens.
In spite of the fact that Dr. Bauman no longer delivers babies, he still practices gynecology. Alongside of his practice of medicine, he immensely loves both learning and teaching Torah, both locally and at his yeshiva.
Community service has been an integral part of Dr. Bauman’s life, dedicating both his time and energy to help improve the many spheres of Jewish life in New York and in Israel. Serving as both vice-president and board member at Congregation Orach Chaim New York, board member at Aish HaTorah in New York and Division Leader at UJA in both Young and Senior Physician’s Divisions, he has touched and helped better so many lives.
On several occasions, (most notably during the second intafada , Rabbi Dr. Bauman had volunteered his time and expertise working and teaching at Israel’s most prestigious medical centers including Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem and Tel Hashomer Sheba Medical Center.