Thomas Bailey, M.D.
Dr. Bailey attended Brophy College Prep, in his home town of Phoenix, and attended Arizona State University for his premed training. In 1967 he entered medical school at the University of Arizona where he was one of 32 students amongst his class. He completed his MD degree in 1971 and began his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the elite Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center. Following his completion of residency, he practiced Ob/Gyn as a Major in the US army and continued his passion by beginning his practice in Mission Viejo. Dr. Bailey is board certified and is a fellow of the American College of Ob/Gyn. Dr. Bailey was past president, of the Orange County Medical Society, and was past chairman of the Orange County OB/Gyn Congress. Currently, Dr. Bailey is the principle investigator for the STAR study for breast cancer prevention at Mission Hospital.
Since coming to the South Orange County area, he has strived to be a leader in his field. In addition to providing both high and low risk obstetrical care he also has a special interest in minimally invasive surgeries. He performed the first advanced operative laparoscopy in South Orange County, in the late 80’s, and was co-director of minimally invasive operative laparoscopy and hysteroscopy courses for physicians at UCI, where he taught laparoscopic hysterectomy and other techniques at the research lab.
He has co authored papers on operative laparoscopy. Dr. Bailey travelled to London to teach laparoscopic bladder suspension to an elite gathering of gynecological urology specialists. He also travelled to Singapore to present a paper on laparoscopic presacral neurectomy for the treatment of pelvic pain. He continues to apply his expertise to repair of pelvic floor defects including repairs of cystoceles, rectoceles, enteroceles, uterine prolapse, TVT treatment of Stress urinary incontinence, and endometrial ablation procedures for urinary incontinence. His goal is to provide his patients the most advanced and personal care possible.
Dr. Bailey, his wife, his six children and five grandchildren all live in Orange County. His wife and oldest daughter are labor and delivery nurses Dr. Bailey enjoys travel, sports and collecting wine and art and donates time each month to the Camino Clinic charity clinic in San Juan.