Dr. Christopher T. Barry's Profile
MD, PhD, FACS (USA)
Dr. Barry is a senior hepato-biliary surgeon with interests in solid organ transplants from School of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester NY, USA. He has a B.A. with Honors in Music, as well as an M.D. and Ph.D. in Immunology from Tufts University, School of Medicine. He completed his view more..
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