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Christina E.  Bailey

Christina E. Bailey, M.D., M.S.C.I.

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Dr. Bailey joined the surgical faculty in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery after serving as a Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellow, in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

Her primary clinical interests are in GI malignancies including gastric cancer, small bowel cancer, colorectal cancer, gastro-intestinal stromal tumors (GIST), retroperitoneal sarcomas, and neuroendocrine tumors. Dr. Bailey received the Lotzova Research Award and MD Anderson Trainee Excellence Award during her fellowship.

Dr. Bailey’s research focuses on disparities in cancer diagnosis, treatment and outcomes in regards to age, socioeconomic status, and race as well as quality of life after cancer treatment. Her research articles have recently been accepted and published in JAMA Surgery, Journal of Oncology Practice, and Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Dr. Bailey is board certified through the American Board of Surgery and is a member of several academic organizations including the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Surgical Outcomes Club, National Medical Association, and American College of Surgeons.


  • B.S., Louisiana Tech University (2001)
  • M.D., Louisiana State University Health Science Center-Shreveport (2005)
  • M.S.C.I, Vanderbilt University (2010)