Robert L. Bailey, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Robert Bailey




Robert L. Bailey, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in January of 2019 as a clinical assistant professor. He received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed fellowship training at Wellington Regional Hospital in Wellington, New Zealand.

Dr. Bailey specializes in the surgical management of degenerative spine disease of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, utilizing both traditional methods as well as the latest minimally invasive approaches. He also specializes in the surgical removal of both primary and secondary tumors of the spine. Dr. Bailey works with primary care physicians, neurologists, pain management specialists and other clinicians to formulate an individualized treatment plan for his patients.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Degenerative spine disease; spine tumors

Hospital Privileges

UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Professional Organization Membership

American Association of Neurological Surgeons 
American Medical Association 
Congress of Neurological Surgeons 
Pennsylvania Neurological Society

Education & Training

BA, Brigham Young University, 2004
MD, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
Fellowship, Wellington Regional Hospital, New Zealand, 2014
Residency, University of Pennsylvania, 2016