Dr. Bael graduated from Cornell University and went on to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he was elected to the national medical honor society. After completing his internal medicine residency, he did a three-year fellowship in hematology and oncology at Duke University Medical Center, one of the country’s most prestigious training and research program. Dr. Bael joined the medical staff of Cayuga Medical Center in 2005.
During his training, Dr. Bael researched therapies with new cancer-fighting drugs, most notably for metastatic melanoma and renal cell cancer. His research gave him valuable insight into both established cancer therapies and new treatment options on the horizon.