RS9300 joseph barney 2009


Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, MICU - UAB Highlands Hospital

Associate Medical Director, MICU University Hospital

Director, UAB Multidisciplinary Sarcoidosis Clinic

Director, UAB ICU Clinical Research Consortium

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
1900 University Blvd., THT-422
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

Physician Provider Profile

Board Certifications
2003, American Board of Internal Medicine

2006, American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
2007, American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Medical School:  Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA

Internship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Contact Information

Campus Address:

 THT 422

Academic Office location:

 KB 228

Office Phone:

 (205) 996-5864

Office Fax (Academic):

 (205) 934-6229

TKC Clinic Phone:

 (205) 996-5864

TKC Clinic Fax:

 (205) 802-8231

Email Address:

Beeper #:


Office Assistant:   
Amy Patillo              Ph: (205) 975-6770
Fax: (205) 934-6229


Study Nurse/Coordinator:
Melissa Garner, BSN
Ph: (205) 934-7433
Fax: (205) 934-3743

Clinical and Research Interests
Transplantation, Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease

Key Publications
Wille KM, Sharma NS, Kulkarni T, Lammi MR, Barney JB, Bellot SC, Cantor RS, Naftel DC, Diaz-Guzman E, McGiffin DC. Characteristics of patients with pulmonary venoocclusive disease awaiting transplantation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Nov;11(9):1411-8. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201408-354OC

Wille KM, Gaggar A, Hajari AS, Leon KJ, Barney JB, Smith KH, Pajaro O, Wang W, Oster RA, McGiffin DC, Young KR. Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and survival following lung transplantation for patients with sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2008 Dec;25(2):117-24.

Baughman RP, Barney JB, O'Hare L, Lower EE.A retrospective pilot study examining the use of Acthar gel in sarcoidosis patients. Respir Med. 2016 Jan;110:66-72. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2015.11.007. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Willett LL, Barney J, Saylors G, Dransfield M. An unusual cause of chronic cough. Foreign body aspiration. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Feb;21(2):C1-3.

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