Each patient is the captain of their ship; my role is to safely and efficiently navigate them to their destination of a healthier and happier place.

Dr. Maisha N. Barnes, M.D. Transplant Hepatologist, Gastroenterologist

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Personal Interests

Outside of medicine, I enjoy music, reading, latin dancing, performing arts, cooking and golf.

Recent Accolades
  • · Texas SuperDocs 2018
  • · Texas SuperDocs – Rising Stars 2015

Dr. Maisha Barnes completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center Strong Memorial Hospital in New York, then spent a year as a hospitalist attending at Geneva General Hospital and Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Geneva, New York. She completed fellowships in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology at the University of Minnesota. Active in medical research, Dr. Barnes specializes in the management of nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease; viral hepatitis; cholestatic and autoimmune liver disease; and complications of cirrhosis, including portal hypertension, hepatic encephalopathy, and the medical management of patients pre- and post liver transplantation. She is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Society of Transplantation, and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

  • Education University of Minnesota School of Medicine: Twin Cities campus
    State University of New York at Albany: Albany, NY – Magna Cum Laude
  • Residency Internal Medicine - University of Rochester: Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Fellowship Transplant Hepatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Gastroenterology - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Board CertificationTransplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
  • Professional Associations Member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
    Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Member of the American College of Gastroenterology
    Member of the American Society of Transplantation
    Member of the American Medical Association