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  • Barry R. Berch, MD

     Barry Berch1

    Assistant Professor
    Surgery
    Phone: (601) 984-5050
    Fax:  (601) 815-3734
    E-Mail

    Dr. Berch joined the UMMC faculty Sept. 30, 2013. 

    Biography

    Dr. Barry Robert Berch, a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon, has joined UMMC and Children's of Mississippi faculty as an assistant professor of surgery.

    After receiving the BS from Millsaps College magna cum laude in 1996, Berch was an AOA and magna cum laude graduate of UMMC in 2001. He did an internship in general surgery from 2001-02 and residency training in general surgery from 2002-07 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn., where he was general surgery chief resident from 2006-07 and was a surgical research fellow from 2004-05. Berch also completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt from 2007-09.

    Berch is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics and an active member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the Southeastern Surgical Society.

    Education and training

    Millsaps College 

    BS
    1996

    University of Mississippi School of Medicine

    MD
    2001 

    Vanderbilt University Medical CenterGeneral Surgery Residency
    2001-2007
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Surgical Research Fellow
    2004-2005

    Monroe Carell Jr, Children's Hospital 
    at Vanderbilt
    Pediatric Surgery Fellow
    2007-2009

    Professional societies

    American Pediatric Surgical Association
    Member
    2011 - Present
    American College of Surgeons
    Fellow
    2004 - Present
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Fellow
    2010 - Present
    Southeastern Surgical Society
    Member
    2010 - Present