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dr Mark BaileySince opening his private practice in 1993, Dr. Mark Bailey has devoted countless hours and unparalleled effort into providing comprehensive and compassionate care for his patients. Dr. Bailey’s resolve for integrity sets him and North Dallas Surgical Specialists apart from other surgical groups.

As a native Texan, Dr. Bailey takes great pride in providing the local community with quality surgical care. He was greatly influenced by his father to do the right thing at all times. Dr. Bailey and his seven siblings often heard their father say: “Nobody will have higher integrity than Jim Bailey.” Dr. Bailey’s determination to model his father’s integrity was demonstrated in his tenure as a student. He graduated third in his class of 428 from Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown, Texas, and achieved cum laude status in the Plan II honors program upon graduation from the University of Texas at Austin. In 1986, he earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and subsequently completed five years of surgical training under renowned medical pioneers Dr. Michael DeBakey and Dr. George Jordan, Jr.

Having established a premier center for surgical care, Dr. Bailey also devotes his time and skills to various humanitarian efforts. He volunteers at the Hope Clinic in Garland and participates in an annual mission trip to the Predisan Clinic in Honduras where he provides surgical care for indigent patients.

Dr. Bailey is known for his high-energy approach to life. He enjoys fishing, tennis, skiing, participating in scouting events as well as playing an occasional game of golf. He is a loving husband, father to five, a skilled surgeon and a respected leader in the medical community.

Education & Experience

Undergraduate Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
    December, 1981
Medical Education
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    May, 1986
Residency Training
  • Baylor College and Affiliated Hospitals
    Five Year General Surgery Training Program, 1986 - 1991
  • Baylor Residency Training includes operative experience at:MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Ben Taub General Hospital and Trauma Center
    • Veterans Administration Medical Center, Houston,TX
    • The Methodist Hospital
    • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    • Texas Children’s Hospital
Board Certification
  • The American Board of Surgery
    February 1992, Recertified in 2001 & 2011
  • Texas Surgery Associates
    July 1, 1991 to September 1, 1993
  • Mark L. Bailey, MD, P.A.
    September, 1993 to September, 1997
  • North Dallas Surgical Specialists, P.A.
    September 1, 1997 to Present
Professional Societies
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of General Surgeons
  • Southwestern Surgical Society
Community Leadership
  • Chief of Surgery, Baylor Medical Center at Garland, 1999 - 2003
  • Chief of Staff, Baylor Medical Center at Garland, 2005 - 2007
  • Chairman of the Credentials Committee, Baylor Medical Center at Garland, 2012 - 2018
  • Medical Director, Precision Surgery Center, 2007–2015
  • Honduras Medical Mission Trip 2001 – Present
  • D Magazine “Best Doctors in Dallas” 2013, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Living Magazine / N Richardson/Murphy Edition
  • “Best General Surgeon” August 2015, 2019