Christian Barney, MD
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Christian Barney, MD, is inspired by the strength and trust of his patients and their families.
He is humbled by the opportunity to participate in an individual’s cancer journey and enjoys witnessing the healing impact of radiation therapy. The specialty of radiation oncology also appeals to his love of technology and physics.
“Methodist has invested in cutting-edge technology to allow for the most accurate and safe delivery of radiotherapy,” he said. “Such an investment is a testament to our commitment to delivering up-to-date, effective cancer care.”
Dr. Barney’s mission is to individualize cancer care. He believes this is best achieved through frank and honest discussions with his patients, followed by multidisciplinary decision-making involving an entire care team.
His interest in medicine was sparked during a trip abroad, where he served as a volunteer translator for a humanitarian general surgery group.
Dr. Barney earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed his radiation oncology residency at The James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Barney considers himself a true family man who enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. His family loves to travel, experience new places and meet new people. Dr. Barney also enjoys sports and the outdoors.