Colin E. Bailey, MD, FACS

colin e. bailey md facs

Dr. Bailey is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine and is Fellowship trained in cosmetic surgery. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery, American College of Phlebology, and the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons.

Prior to 2005, Dr. Bailey spent a very satisfying 15 years performing adult cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery. Nine of those years as a cardiovascular surgeon were spent as the Director of Cardiovascular Services.

He subsequently changed the nature of his practice and underwent extensive additional training in both cosmetic surgery and modern vein care in order to spend more time with his wife and 3 young children.


  • Face & Body Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship 2008-09 (American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery)
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Residency: Indiana University 92-94
  • Chief Resident 1994
  • General Surgery Residency: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 87-92
  • Chief Resident 1992
  • Medical School: University of Iowa, M.D. 83-87
  • College: University of Iowa, Bachelor of Science 80-83

Positions Held

  • Board of Trustee, American College of Phlebology
  • Board of Trustee, Cosmetic Surgery Foundation
  • Medical Director & Owner Bailey Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Centré 2005 – present
  • Medical Director & Owner The Bailey Vein Institute (Hawaii) 2010 – 2016
  • Director of Cardiovascular Services Lake Regional Hospital 1997-2006
  • Director of Vascular Laboratory Lake Regional Hospital 1997-2006
  • Lake Regional Hospital Foundation Board Member 1998-2006


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Harvard Health Professions Scholarship 1983
  • Dean’s List University of Iowa 1980-1983


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American College of Phlebology
  • International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons


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