Dr. Nick Bayley

MD, FRCSC, Dip. Sport Med. Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • University of Toronto - Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship
  • University of Toronto - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Dartmouth Medical School, New Hampshire, USA - M.D.
  • Colby College, Maine, USA - Bachelor of Arts

Additional Training

  • Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) diploma
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons

Areas of Expertise and Interest


  • ACL reconstructions (patella tendon and hamstring grafts)
  • Revision ACL reconstructions
  • Adolescent ACL tears
  • Meniscal surgery
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Articular cartilage regeneration techniques
  • Patella instability


  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder instability (with bone loss) 
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Labral / SLAP tears
  • Biceps injuries


  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Labral tears


  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle instability

Select Awards and Honours

  • Most Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery graduate, University of Toronto
  • McGoey Award, St. Michael’s Hospital – Most Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery resident
  • Arthur Naitove Surgical Scholar – Most Outstanding graduating surgery clerk, Dartmouth Medical School 
  • Three-time First-team ESPN Academic All-American, Colby College NCAA hockey 
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society


Dr. Bayley is a native of Cambridge, Ontario and currently lives and practices in Kitchener-Waterloo at Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital.