Kara M. Barnett, MD

About Me

I am an anesthesiologist who enjoys working with a broad spectrum of adults and children, from those requiring relatively simple outpatient procedures to larger, more complex cases.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surgery; Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) Research
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis)
  • Residencies: Albert Einstein Medical Center (Philadelphia); Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Board Certifications: Anesthesiology

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Damiano Jr. RJ, Gaynor SL, Moon MR, Prasad SM, Wickline SA, Barnett KM, et al. Initial Clinical Trial of Pulmonary Vein Isolation with Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation for the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: San Francisco. June 19-21, 2003. The Heart Surgery Forum. Vol 6: Supp 1: Abstract 35.

Gaynor SL. Ishii Y, Diodato MD, Prasad SM, Damiano NR, Barnett KM, et al. A Complete Cox- Maze Procedure Performed on the Beating Heart with Bipolar Radiofrequency Energy: Operative Technique and Early Results. The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: San Francisco. June 19-21, 2003. The Heart Surgery Forum. Vol 6: Supp 1: Abstract 34.

Damiano Jr. RJ, Gaynor SL, Moon MR, Prasad SM, Wickline SA, Barnett KM, et al. Initial Clinical Trial of Pulmonary Vein Isolation with Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation for the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Western Thoracic Surgical Association. Carlsbad CA. June 18-21, 2003.

Gaynor SL, Ishii Y, Diodato MD, Prasad SM, Barnett KM, et al. Successful Performance of the Cox-Maze Procedure on the Beating Heart without Cardiopulmonary Bypass. A Chronic Animal Study Using Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation. The American Association for Thoracic Surgery. Boston. May 4-7, 2003. Program, Page 238: Abstract T5.

Gaynor SL, Ishii Y, Diodato MD, Prasad SM, Barnett KM, et al. Successful Performance of the Cox-Maze Procedure on the Beating Heart without Cardiopulmonary Bypass. A Chronic Animal Study Using Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation. North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. 24th Annual Scientific Sessions. Washington DC. May 14-17, 2003.Vol 26: April 2003: No 4: Part II: Abstract 557.


Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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