J. Christian Barrett, MD

Program Director

J. Christian Barrett, MDDivision of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care

Department: Internal Medicine

Email: john.barrett@vcuhealth.org

Following his fellowship, Dr. Barrett joined the faculty at UAB where he was an assistant residency program director and the associate fellowship director. After leaving Alabama, he joined a successful, private hematology/oncology practice in Louisville, KY. Dr. Barrett came to VCU in the summer of 2005 and quickly established himself within the institution. He assumed the directorship of the Central Virginia Center for Coagulation Disorders, a role he continues to fill. Dr. Barrett served as an associate program director of the Internal Medicine residency-training program from 2005-11. In 2011, he assumed his role as Program Director for the Hematology/Oncology fellowship. Dr. Barrett enjoys working with medical students at all levels of training and currently directs the MS-II Marrow Division (the Hematology-Oncology pathophysiology course).

Dr. Barrett is a husband and the father of three girls. He loves the time he spends with the girls and is proud of their aggressive outdoors spirits – boasting of their first alpine mountain summit at ages 3 (on his back), 5, and 7.

J. Christian Barrett, MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship

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