Physicians : Dr. Channing R. Barnett

Dr. Channing R. Barnett's Bio

Dr. Channing Barnett is a board certified dermatologist, with particular expertise in dermatologic and cosmetic surgery. Daughter and partner of Dr. Jay G. Barnett who founded Barnett Dermatology, Dr. Channing Barnett is committed to helping her patients reveal and maintain the healthiest skin possible.

The cornerstone of Dr. Barnett’s successful Manhattan practice is her philosophy of using minimally invasive procedures for maximum skin care results and long-term benefits. Dr. Barnett’s commitment to patient care and continued involvement in the research and development of new dermatological procedures ensures that her patients receive the most effective and sophisticated treatments available.

A graduate of Princeton University where she played on the women’s varsity basketball team and won a league championship, Dr. Barnett received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She then completed a surgical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital, followed by a dermatology fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. During the fellowship she worked on clinical trials investigating hair loss, skin cancer, nail disease and psoriasis. Dr. Barnett went on to complete a three-year residency in Dermatology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

Dr. Barnett has published a number of papers in various medical and surgical journals and contributed to several online publications and book chapters. She has also studied with distinguished dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons across both the United States and Europe in an effort to learn from the most reputable and innovative physicians in the field.

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Barnett holds the academic appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. She is an Attending Physician in the Department of Dermatology at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY where she has her own clinical practice and where she teaches dermatologic surgery to the dermatology residents. Dr. Barnett is also affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. 

Dr. Barnett is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. She is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society, the Women's Dermatologic Society and the New York Academy of Medicine.

A native New Yorker and graduate of The Spence School, Dr. Barnett developed an early interest in dermatology while spending time with her father, Dr. Jay G. Barnett, in his office as a young girl. Her early exposure to dermatology and skincare combined with her personal passion for improving the lives of others have cultivated her lifelong commitment to helping patients attain healthy skin, while feeling young, refreshed and self-confident.

She is the proud wife of Michael E. Gober whom she met on a blind date arranged by a close college friend.