Mary-Jane Barth, MD, is a clinical associate professor with the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery, College of Medicine - Tucson. She is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and in Congenital Heart Surgery.
Dr. Barth completed residency training in general surgery as well as cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern and then went on to complete two fellowships in pediatric cardiac surgery at the Heart Institute for Children and at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in England. She comes from the Children’s Hospital of Saint Francis in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she was part of the teaching faculty for both the University of Oklahoma's and Oklahoma State University's pediatric residents. Prior to that time, following fellowship training, she worked for 14 years at the Heart Institute for Children at Hope Children’s Hospital/Advocate Christ Hospital, which houses the largest congenital heart surgical program in the State of Illinois.
Dr. Barth is best known not only for her remarkable dedication to her patients, but also for the education of surgical fellows, pediatric cardiology fellows, and nurses in the cardiac intensive care unit.
Genetic basis for different congenital cardiac defects