William Barrett, MD, is co-director of the University of Cincinnati Cancer Cancer, professor and chair of the department of radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine and medical director of the UC Health Barrett Cancer Center.
Dr. Barrett received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from UC. His training included an internship in general surgery at UC followed by residency in radiation oncology at UC and a fellowship in brachytherapy at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
He has been on the faculty at UC since 1992 and has experience in treating patients with most types of cancers. Dr. Barrett’s areas of particular interest include cancer of the prostate, cancer of the head and neck and the use of radiation seeds as well as external radiation therapy for a number of cancers. He focuses on cancer education for the general public as well as physicians in the greater Cincinnati area and has organized a number of educational conferences in addition to being very involved in medical student and resident education at the university.