Dr Bailez is the actual Head of the Surgical Department of Garrahan´s Children´s Hospital (University of Buenos Aires Argentina). She also serves as an Assistant Professor in the division of Pediatric Surgery at the same hospital starting in 1988.
She is the Director of the Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Training Courses organized by the School of Medicine of the Northeast National University in Argentina and Associate Director of the Pediatric Courses in IRCAD Brazil. She has started an MIS simulation center in her department and is the director of the basic, advanced and neonatal courses done every month.
Dr. Bailez received her medical degree at the University of Buenos Aires. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at The Gutierrez Children’s Hospital of Buenos Aires. She spent a year as a research fellow at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Dr. Bailez is the current president of The Argentinean Association of Pediatric Surgery; past president of IPEG (International Pediatric Endosurgery Group) and was the program chair of 2010 IPEG meeting in Hawaii and co chair in 2011 Prague. She was the vice-president of the International Society of Intersex (ISHID). She serves on the editorial board of 3 major surgical journals and is the author of 210 abstracts / publications and 9 book chapters. She has made more than 200 presentations, conferences and live surgery demonstrations around the world on pediatric surgical topics and was the winner of the Websurg Award in 2007.
Dr Bailez lives in Buenos Aires with her husband Fernando and has 3 children : Manuel 33 years old who is a tourist administrator and a professional golf manager , Clara ,29 years old and is a neurosurgical resident and Victoria ,18 years old who is studying movie production and dancing. They all share a passion for nature specially climbing mountains and skiing.