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Texas Medical Center

Obstetrics, Gynecology
Phone: 832-826-7500


6651 Main Street
Suite 320
Houston, TX 77030

Bayless Drum, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas at Southwestern Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 2022
University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2018
Baylor University Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Biology, Honors Program Scholar with Distinction 2014


Dr. Bayless Drum specializes in obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine.

As women are caretakers of their communities and families, Dr. Drum considers it an honor to spend her career serving these caregivers by addressing their most personal medical issues. “I strive to improve my patients’ quality of life in specific and meaningful ways through the practice of obstetrics and gynecology,” she says.

Dr. Drum’s clinical interests include pregnancy care, well-woman and contraceptive care, postpartum care, menstrual issues, cervical dysplasia and minimally invasive gynecology surgery. In the research arena, she is interested in health care quality improvement.

Dr. Drum is currently accepting new patient’s at both the Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women in the medical center and the Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women Pearland clinic.


Organization Name Role
Alpha Omega Alpha Member
Gold Humanism Honor Society Member

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Drum, Bayless E., Collinsworth C, Arnoldo B, Sreeramoju P. "Hospital-Onset Bloodstream Infection Rates After Discontinuing Active Surveillance Cultures for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Regional Burn Center." Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology (2016): 1-2.

Adair, Tamarah L., and Bayless E. Drum. "RNA-Seq reveals changes in the Staphylococcus aureus transcriptome following blue light illumination." Genomics Data 9 (2016): 4-6.

Select Oral Presentations

University of Texas Southwestern Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Quality Improvement Grand Rounds Presentation, June 2020: Improving Postpartum Follow-up for Patients with Hypertensive Disorders.

Select Abstracts

Texas Branch of American Society of Microbiology, October 2013: Genome-wide analysis of blue light regulation of S. aureus.

Texas Branch of American Society of Microbiology, March 2011: Isolation and characterization of a novel mycobacteriophage.

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.