• Barry R. Meisenberg, MD

    Chair of the Department of Medicine


    Barry R. Meisenberg, MD is the chair of the Department of Medicine at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He joined the hospital as medical director of the AAMC Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute in 2008.

    Dr. Meisenberg serves as the physician leader for quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. As director for the Center for Healthcare Improvement, Dr. Meisenberg oversees the Anne Arundel Medical Center Research Institute. In these roles, Dr. Meisenberg, in conjunction with nursing and administrative leadership as well as other chairs, oversees and develops a long-range strategy for healthcare quality and performance improvement.

    Dr. Meisenberg came to AAMC from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he headed the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and was deputy director for Clinical Affairs of the Cancer Center. Previously, he held clinical and academic positions at Duke University. He is also a visiting professor of oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    Widely published in oncology and research journals, Meisenberg has also received numerous awards and distinctions. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York, and completed both his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Naval Hospital in San Diego.