Christopher Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D

Christopher Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D Specialties: Urology, Urologic Oncology

Christopher Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D
Specialties: Urology, Urologic Oncology
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525 East 68th Street
Starr 900
New York, NY 10065

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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Christopher Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Christopher Barbieri completed both his Urology Residency and Urologic Oncology Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and then attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he obtained both his MD and PhD degrees. Dr. Barbieri's research interests include using genomic data to define distinct molecular subclasses of urologic malignancy, with a particular focus on prostate cancer. His work has led to recognition as a Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator and a Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar; he is also the recipient of a Career Development Award from the National Cancer Institute to fund his work on prostate cancer. In addition, Dr. Barbieri has also been recognized as a Rising Star in Urology Research by the American Urological Association, and with a Clinical Investigator Award from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

Dr. Barbieri sees patients seeking urologic oncology treatment. His office is located at 525 E. 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 9th floor within the Brady Urologic Health Center.

Please call Dr. Barbieri's office at 212-746-5562 if you have any questions or would like to make an appointment.


"I have been seeing Dr. Barbieri for 2 years after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is extremely knowledgeable and professional. When I needed a cystoscopy the conditions and staff were excellent. The entire staff are also very professional and kind. I highly recommend Dr. Barbieri." - Fred M. via Healthgrades on July 05, 2018

"Dr. Barbieri is an outstanding surgeon and physician. He is honest and trustworthy in all his interactions. I am very happy and grateful to have found Dr. Barbieri. Competence and highly skilled are words that appropriately describe him." - Paul C. via Healthgrades on April 28, 2018

"Trust is not a word that I normally use when discussing doctors. However, I couldn't have a conversation about Dr. Barbieri without mentioning it. He is the consummate professional beyond his superior technical skills. He's a fantastic listener and a straight shooter. He has a quiet confidence, and an amazing talent for putting a patient at ease. He should also be given credit for assembling a fantastic team, and establishing a culture that makes every single visit an amazing patient experience" - Chuck R. via Healthgrades on Jun 01, 2017

Additional resources related to Dr. Barbieri's research lab, including recent publications & ongoing studies, can be found on

To learn more about Dr. Barbieri's research, please visit:

Weill Cornell Medicine VIVO

Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Cancer of Kidney

  • Molecular Cancer Testing

  • Precision Medicine

  • Prostate Biopsy

  • Prostate Cancer

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Targeted Prostate Biopsy


  • Degrees: Dartmouth College
  • Degrees: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Degrees: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Languages Spoken

  • English