With an average of over 5000 patient encounters per year for shoulder problems since 1996 and nearly 500 surgeries per year for shoulder problems, Dr. Bailie is well known for his contribution to the understanding and treatment of shoulder disorders and injuries. Having established a high level of expertise in this field, Dr. Bailie frequently performs revision surgeries referred by other surgeons. Many patients travel to Arizona from across the U.S. and around the world for his expertise. Since 1996, he has treated patients from nearly every state in the United States, as well as France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Singapore, China, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Ireland, Scotland, Mexico, Chile, Vietnam, Brazil, Colombia, Uganda, Afghanistan, Canada, Kenya, Pakistan, India, Japan, Australia, New Zealand.
Dr. Bailie specializes in complex primary shoulder surgeries and is renowned for his expertise in revision shoulder surgeries, which encompass almost 50% of his practice. If you are a patient who has experienced a less than favorable outcome and require a second opinion, please GATHER ALL OF YOUR PRIOR MEDICAL RECORDS, INCLUDING SURGICAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND IMAGING, PRIOR TO MAKING AN APPOINTMENT. Although there are numerous factors that contribute to successful surgical outcomes, the most common reasons for failure are technical and procedural. Some, but unfortunately not all, problems will be revisable.
Dr. Bailie was requested to lead the use of resurfacing arthroplasty of the shoulder when it was first FDA approved for use in the U.S. in 2001. He primarily uses this device for degenerative arthritis in young active patients and has developed an entire protocol of preoperative diagnostic assessment to determine proper patient selection and planning, proprietary surgical techniques to minimize complications and improve outcomes and controlled post-operative rehabilitative care in conjunction with Todd Ellenbecker, PT.