Physicians : Dr. Jay G. Barnett

Dr. Jay G. Barnett's Bio

Dr. Jay G. Barnett, who shares the practice with his daughter, Dr. Channing R. Barnett, and is a board-certified dermatologist for over 40 years, has been recognized nationally and internationally as a pioneer in hair transplant surgery and in the use of liquid injectable silicone in the treatment of acne scars, aging lines and grooves and other facial defects.

Dr. Jay G. Barnett was born and raised in New York City, growing up in Washington Heights. He received his B.A. degree from Amherst College in 1960 and his medical degree in 1964 from the State University of New York at Syracuse, New York. He interned at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1965 and completed his dermatology residency at the New York University – Bellevue Medical Center in 1968, serving as chief resident in his final year. While there, he received recognition and a commendation medal from the Disabled American Veterans for the professional care and assistance he provided to the veterans in the New York Veterans Hospital.

Dr. Jay Barnett served as a Captain in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Air Force commendation medal for his meritorious service as chief of the General Therapy Clinic at U-Tapao Airfield in Thailand from August 1968 to August 1969.

Establishing a private practice in New York City in 1977, Dr. Jay Barnett pioneered many of the innovations in surgical and cosmetic dermatology that are still in use today. In recognition of these developments, Dr. Jay Barnett received the President’s Award from the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the largest dermatologic surgical organization in the world. In addition, his worldwide colleagues recognized his innovative techniques and awarded him a Pioneer in Education award from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery for creating educational programs in the field of Hair Restoration.

Dr. Jay Barnett was one of the original founders of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery in 1970 and is recognized as a charter member of this society. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, one of a few dermatologists in the United States to receive such recognition. Dr. Jay Barnett was awarded membership in the Amonette Circle of the Skin Cancer Foundation for leadership in the fight against skin cancer.

Dr. Jay Barnett served for over 20 years in the Department of Dermatology of New York Medical College as chief of the dermatologic surgery unit at Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan.

Dr. Jay Barnett is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society. He is also a member of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, the New York State Dermatologic Society, the New York Academy of Medicine, the New York State and County Medical Societies and he is a lifetime member of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Jay Barnett has published numerous articles in medical journals and books, and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally for over 40 years. See publications.

As a recognized expert in surgical and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Jay Barnett continues to have many physicians from all over the United States and the world visit his office to observe dermatologic surgical techniques that he has developed and perfected over the years.