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  • Gene R. Barrett, MD

    Barrett, gene

    Associate Professor
    Phone: (601) 984-1000
    E-mail: gbarrett@umc.edu
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    Dr. Barrett, a founding partner of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center and a practicing sports medicine physician there for 28 years, has joined UMMC faculty as an associate professor of orthopedic surgery.

    After attending Millsaps College, Barrett earned his MD at UMMC in 1974. He did a general surgery internship and an orthopedic surgery residency from 1975-76 at UMMC. He completed his orthopedic residency at the Greenville, S.C., Hospital System in 1979. After finishing an A-O International Fellowship in Liestal-Basel, Switzerland, in 1980, Barrett completed a 14-month sports knee surgery fellowship in 1981 at the Hughston Orthopedic Clinic in Columbus, Ga.

    Locally, he served as president of the Mississippi Orthopedic Society in 1989 and has served as an orthopedic consultant to numerous high schools and colleges throughout the area.