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William Bailer, MD

Dr. Bailer is a surgeon in the Wheeling area. He is affiliated with East Ohio Regional Hospital and 2 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more goiter patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bailer saw thyroid nodules patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.
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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Bailer saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Bailer saw more cholecystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Bailer saw thyroid cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.
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2 doctors
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2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
Top 15%
1 doctor
Top 5%
Dr. Bailer saw hyperparathyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.
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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw more pancreatitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Bailer saw more appendicitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Bailer saw more lipoma patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Bailer saw fibrocystic breast patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
Top 5%
Dr. Bailer saw more ventral hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw chronic kidney disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
Dr. Bailer saw head and neck cancers patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.
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14 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw diverticulosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw gastritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw breast cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Bailer saw gas patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Wheeling area. Learn more.
Top 25%
4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more diverticulitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Bailer saw more abscess patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Wheeling area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Bailer’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Bailer 3%
Predicted for his patients 17%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Bailer’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Bailer’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Bailer’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Bailer’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Bailer’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Bailer 62%
Predicted for his patients 74%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Bailer’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Bailer’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Bailer’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Bailer’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Bailer’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
83%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Bailer’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Bailer’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Bailer’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Bailer’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Bailer sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Belmont Community Hospital
4697 Harrison St
Bellaire, OH 43906
181 miles away

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Credentials
  • NSLIJHS/Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Southside Hospital Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Bailer is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • East Ohio Regional Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Wheeling Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Belmont Community Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield