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Kate Barden, M.D.

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Pain Management


Catherine B. Barden, M.D., is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in neuroanesthesiology. 

Dr. Barden earned her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and completed a residency in anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. 

Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006.

Dr. Barden lectures and publishes scholarly articles on medical education and neuroanesthesia. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists. She is also an American Board of Anesthesiology APPLIED examiner.

Education & Training
  • Internship/Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital (2003-2006), Anesthesiology
  • Internship/Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital (1999-2003), Surgery
  • Medical School - Tulane University School of Medicine (1995-1999)
  • Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell (1999-2003)
Honors & Awards
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 1999, medical honor society
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Management

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