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Christopher Michael Bariana DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery
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TGH Thoracic Surgery
TGH Brandon Healthplex
TGMG Seminole

Christopher Michael Bariana DO

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Dr. Christopher Bariana is a board-certified thoracic surgeon who has a passion for treating patients with lung cancer and lung nodule screening. Prior to joining Tampa General, he served in several roles for Jefferson Health New Jersey/Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, including New Jersey Division chief of thoracic surgery, medical director of esophageal and foregut surgery, medical director of robotic thoracic surgery, co-director of the lung nodule clinic and lung cancer screening along with assistant general surgery program director. Known for his compassionate nature and dedication to comprehensive care, award-winning Dr. Bariana was recognized as a New Jersey Top Doctor from 2018-2021.

Dr. Bariana’s multitude of clinical interests include minimally invasive and robotic surgery, robotic esophageal and upper gastrointestinal surgery for both benign and malignant disease, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, lung and tracheal resections, lung cancer screening and nodule programs, bronchoscopy, and research and medical education. He’s credited with numerous publications and presentations in areas of his expertise and has memberships with The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Robotic Surgery and the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society.

Specialties and Conditions Treated:
• Achalasia
• Acid reflux
• Chest wall tumors
• Diaphragmatic tumors
• Esophageal cancer
• Hiatal hernia
• Lung cancer resection
• Lung nodules
• Mediastinal tumors
• Mesothelioma
• Minimally invasive robotic thoracic surgery
• Myasthenia gravis
• Thoracic surgical oncology
• Tracheal stenosis

Locations

TGH Thoracic Surgery
Address: 5 Tampa General Circle Suite 860
Phone: (813) 660-6950
Fax: (813) 660-6622
TGH Brandon Healthplex
Address: 10740 Palm River Road
Phone: (813) 660-6950
Fax: (813) 660-6622
TGMG Seminole
Address: 7601 Seminole Blvd Suite A
Phone: (813) 660-6950
Fax: (813) 660-6622

Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Training

Medical School
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Residency
General Surgery, Chief Resident
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (Stratford, N.J.)

Fellowships
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio)

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Greenville Medical Center (Greenville, S.C.)