Mary-Jane Barth, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery

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.

Research Interests: 

Genetic basis for different congenital cardiac defects

Board Certifications: 
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1996
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery
MD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Texas, 1985
The Heart Institute for Children/Hope Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, 1995-1996
Birmingham Children's Hospital, Hear Unit, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, 1995-1996
Honors and Awards: 
Top Doctors, Oklahoma Magainze - Oklahoma, 2015
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Texas - Texas, 1985
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, 1991-1993
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, General Surgery, 1985-1991