Carl Barnett, MD
Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1992)
Graduate School :
  • MD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1992)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Baylor University (TX) (1988)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (1993)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Surgery (1999)
Fellowships:
  • University of Texas at Houston/M D Anderson Cancer Center Program, Complex General Surgical Oncology (2001)
  • University of Colorado, Surgical Critical Care (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology

Professional Titles

  • Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology VAMC

Professional Memberships

  • American Surgical Association, Elected Member
  • Surgical Biology Club 2, Elected Member
  • Society of University Surgeons, Elected Member
  • Association of Academic Surgeons, Member
  • Denver Academy of Surgery, President
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Member
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Elected Member
  • Association of VA Surgeons, Member
  • Western Surgical Association, Member

Practice Locations

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220
1-888-336-8262

Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification (2000, 2009)
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology, Board Certification
Clinical Interests
I have a practice that focusses on gastrointestinal malignancies, pancreas and liver tumors and melanoma.

Care Philosophy
I make it my priority to take time to make sure patients and family understand care pathways in layman's terms. I treat patients the same way I would want my family treated.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy cooking and baking for family and friends. I enjoy gardening and any outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.

Volunteer Activities
I am active as a volunteer in my local church and have served on the operations committee. I serve as a sponsor for an orphanage in Kenya and travel regularly to perform mission surgery with the same organization in Kenya.

Public Speaking
Yes
I have spoken on behalf of the University. I often give updates on new techniques in surgery. Interesting aspects of my practice and requested topical lectures on hepatopancreaticobiliary disease. I have given many talks on my translational research efforts on cancer metastasis and the immune system.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1992)
Graduate Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1992)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Baylor University (TX) (1988)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (1993)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Surgery (1999)
Fellowships:
  • University of Texas at Houston/M D Anderson Cancer Center Program, Complex General Surgical Oncology (2001)
  • University of Colorado, Surgical Critical Care (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology
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