Dr. Barna is a Board Certified, Harvard trained Interventional Pain Physician with a strong clinical background in Musculoskeletal Care. He is a Physician Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), who completed Certified Life Care Planning peer-reviewed courses through ICHCC, FIG Education, and SEAK. Dr. Barna is currently Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He is also an Editorial Board Member for Pain Physician, the Journal of Life Care Planning and Rehab Pro Journal, as well as a Reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. He has been nationally recognized on Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review List of 150 Pain Management Physicians to Know.
Prior to coming to Florida, Dr. Barna spent nearly 10 years at Harvard Medical School including roles as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, as well as Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Pain Center. Dr. Barna also previously served as an Interventional Spine and Pain Physician, as well as Partner at Florida Orthopaedic Institute, the largest multi-specialty Orthopedic group in the state of Florida. He is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, North American Spine Society, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals / International Academy of Life Care Planners Section, and American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.
Dr. Barna has years of experience performing utilization reviews of workers compensation pre-authorization cases, disability cases, and peer reviews for causality and investigational procedures. Dr. Barna’s clinical areas of expertise include conservative and nonsurgical interventional care of spine conditions and other chronic pain conditions. He is currently in clinical practice at Neurosurgical Partners, with offices in Tampa and Sarasota, FL.
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“He's unusual compared to other MDs in that he's engaging, approachable, respectful, friendly, and thorough. He explained his thinking about my case in a language that I could understand.”
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“Dr. Barna is by far, the most pleasant and professional physician I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with. He seems to sincerely care about the pain that I am feeling.”