Ryan Barbaro, M.D., M.S.

Ryan Barbaro, M.D., M.S.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

300 North Ingalls, 6A20
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5456

Office: (734) 615-3388; Fax: (734) 232-1400

E-mail: barbaror[at]med.umich[dot]edu

Curriculum Vitae

Biography, Education


Ryan Barbaro, M.D., M.S., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Michigan. Dr. Barbaro earned his M.D. from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and trained in pediatrics at North Carolina Children's Hospital. He also completed fellowships in pediatric critical care medicine at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and pediatric health services research at the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Barbaro's research seeks to understand how healthcare system organization, provider specific practices and individual patient characteristics impact care quality and outcomes for children requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).  This work includes:

  • Characterizing the variation in the organization of ECMO centers
  • Characterizing the drivers of variation in the use of critical services for ECMO patients
  • Developing models to adjust for individual patient severity of illness


M.S., Health and Health Care Research, University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School, 2014
M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2008
B.S., University of North Carolina, 2004