Maisha N. Barnes MD
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Maisha N. Barnes, MD

  • Transplant Hepatology
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    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.

    "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."


    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

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


    Medical Education: University of Minnesota Schl Med & Hospitals - 2005 - Minneapolis, MN
    Residency: University of Rochester Medcial Center - 2008 - Rochester, NY
    Fellowship: University of Minnesota - 2012 - Minneapolis, MN
    Fellowship: University of Minnesota - 2013 - Minneapolis, MN


    Internal Medicine - University of Rochester: Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY


    Transplant Hepatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Gastroenterology - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

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    • AGC - Aetna Golden Choice
    • AGM - Aetna Golden Medicare
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • BLUE - Blue Card PPO ( BCBS)
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BCBS - BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • CCARE - Choice Care
    • CCPPO - Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUMPR - Humana Preferred
    • MCAID - Medicaid Insurance
    • MUL - Multiplan
    • PAC/H - Pacificare HMO ( Heritage)
    • PAC/S - Pacificare POS
    • PHCSS - Private Healthcare Systems POS
    • SAV - Savility
    • SH - Secure Horizons
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TXPDE - TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • TX/TC - Texas True Choice
    • UHC - United Healthcare
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