Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine

Dr. Thomas Bailey reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Bailey is a clinical associate professor with the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia. He is currently on the active staff of Victoria General Hospital, and medical director of Residential Services for the Vancouver Island Health Authority . Dr. Bailey has been active in family practice medicine in Victoria, BC, since 1978. He served as President of the British Columbia College of Family Physicians (2000-01) and President of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (2006-07). Dr. Bailey has been a manuscript reviewer for Canadian Family Physician since 1995.

Board Certifications

Fellow, College of Family Physicians of Canada—1996
Certificate, College of Family Physicians of Canada—1978

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Dr. Bailey serves as a specialist reviewer on a variety of general health topics, such as Diaper Rash and Drug Allergies, for the Healthwise Knowledgebase for Canada. He also serves as the final reviewer for all topics with Canadian localization changes that have been reviewed by a specialist in the United States.


MD: University of British Columbia, 1976
Residency in Family Practice: Dalhousie University, 1976–1978
Certificant in Family Practice: College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP), 1978
Fellowship in Family Practice: College of Family Physicians of Canada (FCFP), 1996

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Hospital Affiliations

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Medical Association
British Columbia Medical Association
College of Family Physicians of Canada
British Columbia Association of Geriatric Care Physicians
Society of General Practitioners of British Columbia

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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