Christopher Bariana, DO
Affiliated Physician Member of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Medical Group

Christopher Bariana, DO - Thoracic Surgery

Bayfront Health Medical Group Cardiovascular

Address: 601 7th St. South
Ste 205
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Call: (727) 893-6234

Fax: (727) 893-6111


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Dr. Christopher Bariana is a board-certified thoracic surgeon with Bayfront Health Medical Group. His expertise includes:

  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • Robotic esophageal and upper gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) surgery
  • Lung and tracheal resections
  • Lung cancer screening and nodule programs
  • Interventional endoscopy

Dr. Bariana has more than a decade of experience. Before joining Bayfront Health, he held a variety of positions including acute care surgeon, thoracic and foregut surgeon and medical director of robotic thoracic surgery in facilities in Delaware, New Jersey and Florida. Dr. Bariana was recognized as a New Jersey Top Doctor from 2018-2021.

He provides compassionate and comprehensive care.

Dr. Bariana’s Training

Dr. Bariana earned his degree in osteopathic medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, where he was chief resident in his final year. Dr. Bariana completed fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, where he was chief cardiothoracic resident his final year, and in minimally invasive surgery at Greenville Medical Center in South Carolina.

About Dr. Bariana

He is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery and licensed as an osteopathic physician by the Florida Department of Health.

Dr. Bariana’s professional memberships include the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Robotic Surgery and Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society.

Board Certifications

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Academic Information

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Medical Education

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey


Cleveland Clinic/Greenville Medical Center
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