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William Barrett, MD
Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology
UC Barrett Cancer Center
3151 Bellevue Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
UC Health Barrett Center
234 Goodman Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45219
7710 Discovery Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069
Radiation Oncology, Cancer, Oncology, Head & Neck Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Pancreatic Disease, Brachytherapy
Residency: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Bachelor's Degree: University of Virginia, 1982
Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati, 1987
Board Certifications & Licenses:
Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology, 1992, to present
Licensed Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), State Medical Board of Ohio., 1988, to present
Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):
Eckman MH, Ying J, Hertzfeld K, Kumar N, Barrett WL. (2010). Longitudinal Analysis of Genitourinary and Bowel Symptoms in Prostate Cancer Patients Following Brachytherapy . Am J Clin Oncol , 33 (1) , 1 , -10.
Barrett WL, Hertzfeld KE. (2010). Undetectable PSA level following prostate brachytherapy: An apples-to-apples comparison with radical prostatectomy. . Uro Today.
Mierzwa, M. L., Barrett, W. L., Redmond, K., Shirazi, R., Kastl, A., Kumar, N., & Buncher, R. (2008). Randomized trial to assess the efficacy of intraoperative steroid use in decreasing acute urinary retention after transperineal radioactive iodine-125 implantation for prostate cancer . Cancer , 113 (9) , 2605-9.
Mierzwa, M. L., McCluskey, C. M., Barrett, W. L., Lowy, A., Sussman, J., & Sorger, J. (2007). Interstitial brachytherapy for soft tissue sarcoma: A single institution experience . Brachytherapy , 6 (4) , 298-303.
Mishra, M. V., Shirazi, R., & Barrett, W. L. (2007). Incidence and clinical course of hemorrhagic radiation proctitis after iodine-125 prostate brachytherapy . Clinical Genitourinary Cancer , 5 (6) , 397-400.
Augsburger, J. J., Schneider, S., Narayana, A., Breneman, J. C., Aron, B. S., Barrett, W. L., & Trichopoulos, N. (2004). Plaque radiotherapy for choroidal and ciliochoroidal melanomas with limited nodular extrascleral extension . Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Journal Canadien D , 39 (4) , 380-7.
Gleich, L. L., Ryzenman, J., Gluckman, J. L., Wilson, K. M., Barrett, W. L., & Redmond, K. P. (2004). Recurrent advanced (T3 or T4) head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: is salvage possible? . Archives of Otolaryngology--head & Neck Surgery , 130 (1) , 35-8.
Barrett, W. L., Gluckman, J. L., Wilson, K. M., & Gleich, L. L. (2004). A comparison of treatments of squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue: surgical resection combined with external radiation therapy, external radiation therapy alone, and external radiation therapy combined with interstitial radiation . Brachytherapy , 3 (4) , 240-5.
Barrett, W. L., Kassing, W. M., & Shirazi, R. (2004). Efficacy of brachytherapy for prostate cancer in African Americans compared with Caucasians . Brachytherapy , 3 (1) , 30-3.
Slate, L. J., Elson, H. R., Lamba, M. A. S., Kassing, W. M., Soldano, M., & Barrett, W. L. (2004). A Monte Carlo brachytherapy study for dose distribution prediction in an inhomogeneous medium . Medical Dosimetry : Official Journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists , 29 (4) , 271-8.
Mierzwa, M. L., Barrett, W. L., & Gluckman, J. L. (2003). Radiation therapy for recurrent orbital hemangioma . Head & Neck , 25 (5) , 412-5.
Gleich, L. L., Collins, C. M., Gartside, P. S., Gluckman, J. L., Barrett, W. L., Wilson, K. M., Biddinger, P. W., & Redmond, K. P. (2003). Therapeutic decision making in stages III and IV head and neck squamous cell carcinoma . Archives of Otolaryngology--head & Neck Surgery , 129 (1) , 26-35.
Barrett, W. L., Gleich, L., Wilson, K., & Gluckman, J. (2002). Organ preservation with interstitial radiation for base of tongue cancer . American Journal of Clinical Oncology , 25 (5) , 485-8.
Robertson, M. L., Gleich, L. L., Barrett, W. L., & Gluckman, J. L. (2001). Base-of-tongue cancer: survival, function, and quality of life after external-beam irradiation and brachytherapy . The Laryngoscope , 111 (8) , 1362-5.
Barrett, W. L., Aron, B. S., Breneman, J. C., Narayana, A., & Redmond, K. P. (2001). Clinical oncology clerkship for third-year medical students . Journal of Cancer Education : the Official Journal of the American Association For Cancer Education , 16 (4) , 182-4.
Campbell, A. C., Gleich, L. L., Barrett, W. L., & Gluckman, J. L. (1999). Cancerous seeding of the tracheotomy site in patients with upper aerodigestive tract squamous cell carcinoma . Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , 120 (4) , 601-3.
Barrett, W. L., Gluckman, J. L., & Aron, B. S. (1997). Safety of radiating jejunal interposition grafts in head and neck cancer . American Journal of Clinical Oncology , 20 (6) , 609-12.
Barrett, W. L., First, M. R., Aron, B. S., & Penn, I. (1993). Clinical course of malignancies in renal transplant recipients . Cancer , 72 (7) , 2186-9.
McFadden, D. W., Kelley, D. J., Sigmund, D. A., Barrett, W. L., Dickson, B., & Aron, B. S. (1992). Embryonal sarcoma of the liver in an adult treated with preoperative chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and hepatic lobectomy . Cancer , 69 (1) , 39-44.
RPR-13 / AVENTIS-03-A0-S0-E0 Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals. Role of Docetaxel (Taxotere) as a Radiosensitizer in Prostate Cancer - An In-Vitro Study, PI, Closed.
Best Doctors in America®. Includes the nation’s most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians. Selected by peers, 2011,2012
Finalist for Jefferson Award for Public Service Recognition. Cincinnati Rotary Club, National, 2010
Best Doctors, Recognition by Peers. Also in previous years: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2000, 1998 Recognition. Cincinnati Magazine, Regional, 2011
Health Care Hero, Finalist in Community Category. Cincinnati Business Courier, Regional, 2009
Honoree, Ninth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. “Keep the Dream Alive” Award Ceremony. , St. Mark’s Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, Local, 2009
Community Achievement Award Recognition. American Cancer Society , Regional, 2006
Distinguished Service Award Recognition. Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati, University, 2006
Hero Award Nominee Recognition. University Hospital, Cincinnati,OH, Professional Org., 2006
Honoree. Closing the Health Care Gap Conference, Cincinnati Ohio, Local, 2006
Honoree Recognition. Prostate Cancer Education, Research and Treatment Foundation, National, 2005
Health Care Hero, Provider Category Recognition. Cincinnati Business Courier, Regional, 2005
Health Care Hero, Provider Category Recognition. Cincinnati Business Courier, Regional, 2004
Keynote Speaker, Volunteer and Cancer Survivor Recognition Banquet. American Cancer Society of Southwest Ohio , Regional, 2004
Honoree, Black Tie Gala Recognition. American Cancer Society, Regional, 2001
Honoree, Queen City Ball, 2011
Positions and Work Experience
2010-to Present, Medical Director, UC Barrett Cancer Center, UC Health / University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
09-2008-to Present, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008-to Present, Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
2007-to Present, Associate Director, Cincinnati Cancer Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
2006-2008, Director, Radiation Oncology Residency Program , University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH
06-2004-08-2008, Associate Professor, Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiology , University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
2002-to Present, Associate Director for Education and Community Outreach, UC Health / University Hospital Barrett Cancer Center, Cincinnati, OH
2002-to Present, Board Member, Precision Radiotherapy Inc., University Pointe, West Chester, OH
1999-2008, Director, Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cincinnati, OH
06-1994-05-2004, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology , Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
09-1992-05-2004, Assistant Professor, Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiology , University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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234 Goodman St., Cincinnati, OH 45219