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Dr. Florence Barnett is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia class of 1992. She specializes in neurological surgery with interest in cranium and spine procedures. Dr. Barnett's practice is based in Roswell, Georgia.

Education:
Medical Doctor
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia

Bachelor of Science � Biology
Kennesaw College
Kennesaw, Georgia

Associate of Arts � Art History
Fleming College
Florence, Italy

Post Graduate Training:
General Surgery/Trauma
Carraway Methodist Medical Center
Birmingham, Alabama
07/1992� 06/1994

General Surgery
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia
07/1994 � 06/1995

Neurological Surgery
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia
07/1995 � 06/2000

Awards:
State Merit Award for Academic Excellence
Tri Beta Honor Society
Excellence in Neurosurgery � MCG
Alpha Omega Alpha
Best Resident Paper, Neurosurgery Section
Southern Medical Association � 1998

Professional Organizations:
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Women in Neurosurgery
AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma/Critical Care
AANS/CNS Section of History
Council of State Neurosurgical Societies
American Medical Association
Georgia Neurosurgical Society/ President 2006-2007
Atlanta Medical Association

Licenses:
Georgia Medical License

Board Certification:
American Board of Neurological Surgery 11/2004

American College of Surgeons:
Fellow 10/2006

Publications:
Blackwell LK, Barnett FC, Carl GF: Brain Manganese and Liver Arginase Levels in Genetically Epilepsy Prone Rats and Chronically Seized Rats, Neuroscience Abstracts, 1990.

Barnett, FC, Barnett JC: Massive Cholesteatoma, Bifrontal Arising From Ethmoid Sinus, Surgical Neurology, 38: 437-440, 1992.

Barnett, FC, Fick, JC: Transduction of Neoplastic Cells in CSF, In Press.

Barnett, FC, McDonnell, DE: �Laparoscopic Assisted Lumboperitoneal Shunt Placement in the Management of Pseudotumor Cerebri� in Neurosurgical Operative Atlas, Published by AANS, Edited by Rengachary SS, 1997.

Conference Presentations:
Glutamine Synthase, Manganese and Seizures � Pharmacology Department, Medical College of Georgia, May 1990.

Management of Strokes in Children � Pediatric Intensive Care Conference, Medical College of Georgia, August 1991.

Etomidate for Burst Suppression of Iatrogenic Ischemia � Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Georgia, January 1992.

Head Injury: Mechanisms of Injury, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment Head Injury: Carraway Methodist Medical Center House Staff Conference, July 1992 and July 1993.

Head Injury: Mechanisms of Injury, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment, Medical College of Georgia � General Surgery Department, May 2000.

Management of Liver Failure: Carraway Methodist Medical Center House Staff Conference. April 1993.

Deep Venous Thrombosis, Its Complications and Management: Carraway Methodist Medical Center House Staff, October, 1993.

Liver Tumors, Pathology and Management: Carraway Methodist Medical Center House Staff, February 1994.

GYN Tumors, Pathology and Management: Carraway Methodist Medical Center House Staff, May 1994.

Neurological Injuries, Anatomy and Physiology: Simmons Middle School, Hoover, Alabama, April and May 1994.

Pseudotumor Cerebri � Presentation of Laparoscopic Technique for Insertion of Lumbar Peritoneal Shunt � Neurosurgery Residents Reunion, Medical College of Georgia, April 1996.

Laparoscopic Assisted Lumboperitoneal Shunt in Management of Pseudotumor Cerebri � Poster Presentation � Joint Meeting AANS and CNS, Montreal, Canada, September 1996.

Neurovascular Hereditary Syndromes � Neuropathology Conference, Medical College of Georgia, November 1996.

Olivopontocerebellar Syndromes � Neuropathology Conference, Medical College of Georgia, November 1996.

Cranial and Spinal Manifestations of Multiple Myelomatosis/Plasmacytoma � Neuropathology Conference, Medical College of Georgia, November 1996.

Laparoscopic Assisted Lumboperitoneal Shunt in Management of Pseudotumor Cerebri, Georgia Neurosurgical Society, November 1996.

Neurological Anatomy, Physiology and Avoidance of Trauma: Westside High School Senior Psychology Class, February 1997.

Introduction of Clinical Thinking: The Relationship between Neuroanatomy and Neurology, Lecture for Physician Assistant Class, February 1997.

Use of Strain Gauge Microsensors in Pediatric Patients: Medical College of Georgia, Neurosurgery Resident Reunion, April 1997.

Use of Strain Gauge Microsensors in Management of Pediatric Patients � Tenth International Symposium on Intracranial Pressure and Neuromonitoring in Brain Injury, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1997.

Laparoscopic Assisted Lumboperitoneal Shunt in Management of Pseudotumor Cerebri � Tenth International Symposium on Intracranial Pressure and Neuromonitoring in Brain Injury, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1997.

Epidemiology and Management of Pediatric Head Trauma � MAG/Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1997.

Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage � Lecture for Department of Neurology, December 1997.

Epidemiology and Management of Head Trauma � Lecture for Department of Neurology, February 1998.

Transduction of Neoplastic Cells in Cerebral Spinal Fluid: Medical College of Georgia, Neurosurgery Resident Reunion, April 1998.

Epidemiology and Management of Spinal Cord Injury � Department of Neurology, May 1998.

Epidemiology and Early Management of Head Trauma � Department of Surgery, June 1998.

Epidemiology and Management of Pediatric Head Trauma � Congress of Neurological Surgeons � Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery � Poster � Oral, Seattle, Washington, October 1998.

Transduction of Neoplastic Cells in Cerebral Spinal Fluid � Southern Medical Association, Neurosurgery Section, November 1998.

In-Vitro Model for Treatment of Disseminated Neoplastic Processes � AANS/CNS � Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Indianapolis, Indiana, December 1998.

Gene Therapy in Disseminated Brain Tumors: Medical College of Georgia, Residents Reunion, February 1999.

Indications, Methods and Complications of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts � Augusta Chapter of Georgia Perioperative Nursing Association, September 1999.

Cervical Fractures in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis: Medical College of Georgia Experience � Last 5 years � Spine + Science + Management Programs, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1999.

Early Management of Head Injured Patients � EMS Conference, North Fulton Regional Hospital, Roswell, Georgia, Spring 2001.



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