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Rebecca Barnett, MD

Rebecca Barnett, MD Physician

Block Chief, Vascular Anesthesiology and Liver Transplant Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Assistant Director for Perioperative Services
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Barnett is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2000

Clinical Expertise:

  • Vascular Thoracic Anesthesiology

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 6 Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine
Residency: Lankenau Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Society of Anesthesiologists, National Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors, National International Liver Transplantation Society, National Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Anesthesia Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Barnett is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Weinreib RM, Barnett R, Lynch KG, DePiano M, Atanda A, Olthoff KM: A matched comparison study of medical and psychiatric complications and anesthesia and analgesia requirements in methadone-maintained liver transplant recipients Liver Transplantation 10 (1): 97-106,2004.

Barnett RA, Ochroch EA: Epidural analgesia: Management and outcomes Annals of Long-Term Care 11 ((11)): 33-39,2003.

Barnett RA, Ochroch EA: Thoracic epidural anesthesia Home Health Care Consultant 9 (4): 8-12,2002.

Ochroch EA, Barnett RA, Tobias MD: A complication of venous double cannulation Anesth Analg 92 : 558,2001.

Barnett RA: Anesthesia for transplantation (Book Review) Anesth Analg 90 (5): 1253,2000.

Barnett RA, Ochroch EA: Augmented fiberoptic bronchoscopy. (Review) Critical Care Clinics 16 (3): 453-462,2000.

Barnett RA: MGH review of anesthesia (Book Review) Anesth Analg 88 (5): 1195,1999.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Wright-Saunders 231
51 North 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9317
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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