Our Physicians

Madison, AL Vein Doctor Profiles


Dr. Shelby K. Bailey

Lawrence Markovitz

While Dr. Bailey is a Nebraska native, he has spent most of his life in the warm community of Birmingham, Alabama. In 1978, Dr. Bailey graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. In 1983, he completed his degree in medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham where he decided to eventually reside.

Shortly after graduating, Dr. Bailey spent five years in residency in General Surgery at Carraway Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. During his residency, Carraway hospital was the busiest trauma center in the state, and had over three emergency helicopter systems working at all times. Since 1991, Dr. Bailey has been happily working at Madison providing expert care in vein and vesicular surgery.

Dr. Bailey is a certified member of the American Board of Surgery, and is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) as well. He also resides as a permanent member of the American College of Phlebology and the Alabama College of Surgeons.

When he gets home, Dr. Bailey loves nothing more than spending time with his wife and three kids. His passion for music and video editing help to keep him sharp over the weekend, and as an instrument rated pilot, Dr. Bailey is able to take his family on various trips and adventures.

Dr. William A. Collignon, Jr.

Lawrence Markovitz

With over 20 years of private practice at Madison, Dr. William A. Collignon, Jr. is one of Alabama’s premier vein surgeons. While Dr. Collignon has been practicing vein surgery exclusively for the last 20 years, his extensive resume goes far beyond medicine. In 1977, he achieved a Bachelors of Science in Biology, and his education kept evolving from there. In 1978, he also received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology as well. Shortly after, Dr. Collignon enrolled for four years at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he received a degree in medicine. Immediately following graduation, he joined an internship at General Surgery at Baptist Health Systems which lasted for one year. In 1987, he had completed his first residency for General Surgery at Baptist Health Systems.

As a certified member of both the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS,) Dr. Collignon is exceptionally qualified for treating vesicular problems and diseases. His expertise is a tremendous to gift to the Birmingham community, and also to the Alabama College of Surgeons and the American College of Phlebology, where he is a supportive member. When he is not performing at Madison, Dr. Collignon enjoys his passion of flying private planes; he is both a certified and rated pilot, and he is a regular contributor to the Aviation Medical Examiner as well. At home, he enjoys the loving company of his wife and two children.