Barbara Ann Burtness, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program ; Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program

Physician Biography

Dr. Burtness received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed her internship and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Burtness is a member of the American Society for Clinical Oncology and American Association for Cancer Research. She is a member of the editorial board of HemOnc Today, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Frontiers in Oncology, and Clinical Cancer Research. She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications.

Clinical Interests

  • Adult
  • Medical Oncology

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty

Cancer Center: Head & Neck Cancers Program

Yale Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (1989)

  • Medical Oncology AB of Internal Medicine (1993)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Ill-Defined Sites
Anus, Bladder, Bones and Joints, Brain and Nervous System, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix Uteri, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Esophagus, Eye and Orbit, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung, Lymphoid Leukemia, Melanoma, skin, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue, Stomach, Thyroid
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Thyroid
Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx
Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx
Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx

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Contact Info

Barbara Ann Burtness, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste NP - 4

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
25 York Street
PO Box 208028

New Haven, CT 06520-8028