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Richard A Barth MD

  • Richard A Barth
  • "My role is to personalize innovative technology to meet each family's needs."

Growing up, I was inspired by how our family practitioner took care of my family in a small Midwestern town in Ohio. I was struck by how fulfilled and dedicated he was; he did a lot to make us feel special and to take care of my parents through difficult health issues. Watching him over a period of years made me want to go into medicine.

I like being a pediatric radiologist because I get to connect patients to the best technology while giving them personal care. I often review images with families and they often call me at home to discuss diagnoses. For me, this connection is very rewarding.

I am very proud to be working in this hospital because we all share the same vision; we are here to protect children and help them get better. That dedication elevates my spirit; it's what keeps me coming to work each day.

Work and Education

Professional Education

University of Health Services/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL, 1975

Internship

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1977

Residency

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1977

UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1980

Fellowship

Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 1981

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

Pediatric Radiology, American Board of Radiology

Years on our staff:

Specialties

Radiology

Center for Fetal and Maternal Health

Pediatric Radiology

Prenatal Diagnostic Imaging