Dr. Peter W. Barrett – Mesothelioma Doctor – Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Yale University School of Medicine, Yale Surgical Specialties

Yale Physicians Building

800 Howard Avenue, 3rd Floor

New Haven, Connecticut 06519

Phone: 203.688.5632

Fax: 203.785.3346

Email Address: peter.barrett@yale.edu

Dr. Peter W. Barrett is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Medical Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Barrett’s research interests include: evidence based medicine for cardiothoracic surgery and clinical standard of care of cardiac and thoracic surgical patients. His clinical interests include: thoracic surgery, lung cancer surgery, aortic surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) surgery, Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD), mechanical assist devices, thorascopic surgery, esophageal cancer surgery, surgery for myasthenia gravis, airway stenting, and thorascopic sympathectomy for palmar sweating.

Dr. Barrett received his Bachelor of Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1980. He received his Medical Degree in 1985 from St. George’s University School of Medicine. He was a Visiting Clinical Fellow in Surgery from 1985-1987 at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York. He completed his Residency in General Surgery from 1985-1989 at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey. He was Chief Resident in Surgery from 1989-1990, also at Morristown. Dr. Barrett completed his Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine in 1990.

Dr. Barrett was a Chief Resident/Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine from 1991-1992. He became Associate in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Coordinator of Adult HMO, in 1993, at Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pennsylvania. He continued in this position until 1994 when he became Clinical Instructor in the Department of Surgery at State University of New York at Syracuse. In 1995, Dr. Barrett entered into the Practice of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at Richard J. Morgan MD and Associates in Easton, Pennsylvania, until 1997. From 1997-1998, he entered into the Practice of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at Valley Cardiothoracic Surgery OC, also in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Barrett was Assistant Clinical Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina in Myrtle Beach for several months in 1998 and he became Forensic Consultant at American Medical Forensic Specialist, Inc. in Berkeley , California in 1998 to the present. From 1999-2002, he worked with Great Lakes Surgical Specialists in the Practice of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery in Battle Creek, Michigan. During this time, he earned his Masters of Science in Health Care Management from Harvard University (2002).

Dr. Barrett has been certified with the American Board of Surgery since 1992, and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery since 1995. He is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA).