Mr Bailey completed his undergraduate medical training in Leeds and basic surgical training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne before higher orthopaedic surgical training at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry, Shropshire. He gained extensive experience in the management of traumatic and degenerate conditions of the upper and lower limbs and completed his training with a Sports Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Fellowship in Australia.
His research interests include the biomechanical testing of orthopaedic implants, computer-assisted surgery and the clinical outcomes of procedures for patellofemoral disorders.
Mr Bailey has an NHS practice at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital where he manages disorders of the knee, shoulder and hip and treats upper and lower limb trauma. He is closely involved in the Enhanced Recovery Programme after joint replacement and the collection of Patient-Recorded Outcome Measures.