Biography

Bradley Barth, M.D., M.P.H., graduated from UT Austin and UT Medical School in San Antonio. He completed his internship and residency at the Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts University in 2001, and a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard University in 2004.

Dr. Barth’s clinical and research interests include therapeutic endoscopy, ERCP, recurrent and chronic pancreatitis and endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding and complex esophageal strictures. He won the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Endoscopy Prize on two separate occasions, and is a fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

He is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and serves as the Director of Endoscopy, the Clinical Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and the president of the medical-dental staff at Children’s Health, Children’s Medical Center Dallas.

Education

Medical School
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1998)
Internship
Tufts Medical Center (1999), Pediatrics
Residency
Tufts Medical Center (2001), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Boston (2004), Pediatric Gi/nutrition

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Research Interest

    • Acute, Chronic and Recurrent Pancreatitis in Children
    • Enteroscopy in Children
    • Therapeutic Endoscopy in Children
    • Therapeutic Interventions for Complex Childhood Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders

    Publications

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    Digital Evaluation of the Biliopancreatic Tree: Cases From the Pediatric ERCP Database Initiative Consortium.
    Fishman DS, Giefer MJ, Barth B, Troendle DM J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2017 Feb
    The Causal Evaluation of Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis in Children: Consensus From the INSPPIRE Group.
    Gariepy CE, Heyman MB, Lowe ME, Pohl JF, Werlin SL, Wilschanski M, Barth B, Fishman DS, Freedman SD, Giefer MJ, Gonska T, Himes R, Husain SZ, Morinville VD, Ooi CY, Schwarzenberg SJ, Troendle DM, Yen E, Uc A J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2016 Oct
    Specialized Imaging and Procedures in Pediatric Pancreatology: A NASPGHAN Clinical Report.
    Lin TK, Troendle DM, Wallihan DB, Barth B, Fox VL, Fishman DS, Morinville VD J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2016 Aug
    Risk Factors Associated With Pediatric Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis: Lessons From INSPPIRE.
    Kumar S, Ooi CY, Werlin S, Abu-El-Haija M, Barth B, Bellin MD, Durie PR, Fishman DS, Freedman SD, Gariepy C, Giefer MJ, Gonska T, Heyman MB, Himes R, Husain SZ, Lin TK, Lowe ME, Morinville V, Palermo JJ, Pohl JF, Schwarzenberg SJ, Troendle D, Wilschanski M, Zimmerman MB, Uc A JAMA Pediatr 2016 Apr
    Direct Costs of Acute Recurrent and Chronic Pancreatitis in Children in the INSPPIRE Registry.
    Ting J, Wilson L, Schwarzenberg SJ, Himes R, Barth B, Bellin MD, Durie PR, Fishman DS, Freedman SD, Gariepy CE, Giefer MJ, Gonska T, Husain SZ, Kumar S, Morinville VD, Lowe ME, Ooi CY, Pohl JF, Troendle D, Usatin D, Werlin SL, Wilschanski M, Heyman MB, Uc A J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2016 Mar 62 3 443-9
    Endoscopic button gastrostomy: Comparing a sutured endoscopic approach to the current techniques.
    Gonzalez-Hernandez J, Daoud Y, Fischer AC, Barth B, Piper HG J. Pediatr. Surg. 2015 Oct
    Pediatric chronic pancreatitis is associated with genetic risk factors and substantial disease burden.
    Schwarzenberg SJ, Bellin M, Husain SZ, Ahuja M, Barth B, Davis H, Durie PR, Fishman DS, Freedman SD, Gariepy CE, Giefer MJ, Gonska T, Heyman MB, Himes R, Kumar S, Morinville VD, Lowe ME, Nuehring NE, Ooi CY, Pohl JF, Troendle D, Werlin SL, Wilschanski M, Yen E, Uc A J. Pediatr. 2015 Apr 166 4 890-6.e1

    Books

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    Honors & Awards

    • Fellow, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
      (2012)
    • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas, D Magazine
      (2010-2016)
    • Endoscopy Prize, NASPGHAN (2006, 2013)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2002)
    • American Gastroenterology Association (2001)
    • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (2001)