Dr. Barry Levet boasts an array of professional affiliations and accomplishments. Currently a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), he also belongs to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Louisiana State Medical Society. Additionally, Dr. Levet has served as Chairman of the Glenwood Regional Medical Center’s Medical Records Department, on the Board of Directors for MedCamps of Louisiana, and with the AMA Drug Education Task Force. A noted surgeon, he possesses the Rufus H. Alldredge Award, earned for excellence in the study of orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Barry Levet earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Tulane University. Prior to studying for his medical degree, Dr. Levet completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Tulane, graduating from the Louisiana-based university with honors in 1986. During his time as an undergraduate, Dr. Levet joined the Premedical Honor Society, served as a Research Assistant in the Genetics/Developmental Embryology Lab, and operated as an Emergency Medical Technician with the New Orleans Health Department. He also worked as an Officer of Tulane’s on-campus Emergency Medical Service.
After receiving his MD, Dr. Barry Levet received rigorous advanced training in medicine. After completing a flexible internship through Tulane, he pursued cardiovascular research in New Orleans and worked as a primary care physician on an Native American tribal reservation located in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Dr. Levet subsequently fulfilled a residency in general surgery with the Marshall University John C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, and later completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic medicine through Albany Medical College in New York.