Bayless Drum, MD


University of Texas at Southwestern residencyObstetrics & Gynecology2022
University of Texas at Southwesternmedical schoolDoctor of Medicine2018
Baylor UniversitybachelorsBachelor of Science Biology, Honors Program Scholar with Distinction2014

Personal Statement

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 NameRole
Alpha Omega AlphaMember
Gold Humanism Honor SocietyMember

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.