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Associate Professor Christopher Barnett

08 8161 7375
Womens and Childrens Hospital (WCH)
Genetics and Molecular Pathology
Practice Responsibilities:Head, Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit
Specialities:Fetal, neonatal and paediatric genetics, connective tissue disorders

Associate Professor Christopher Barnett has dual fellowships in neonatal/perinatal medicine and in clinical genetics. He trained in Adelaide at the University of Adelaide and Women’s and Children’s Hospital and in Toronto, Canada at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children.

Prior to his appointment at SA Pathology, he was a consultant neonatologist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital from 1997-2002 and then in private practice from 2002-2007.

Associate Professor Barnett chairs the Antenatal Diagnosis and Counselling Service (ADACS) meeting at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and is a past president of the South Australian branch of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ).  

He has research interests in prenatal genetics, foetal pathology and connective tissue disorders.