Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
13 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
Legacy Medical Plaza
Brian D Barnett, MD
2840 Legacy Dr
Ste 100
Frisco, TX 75034
214-297-0020
Locations and availability (2)

Education ?

Medical School Score Rankings
The University of Texas at Houston (1997)
  • Currently 3 of 4 apples
Top 50%

Awards & Distinctions ?

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Texas
Reproductive Endocrinologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)
Associations
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Affiliations ?

Dr. Ku is affiliated with 14 hospitals.

Hospital Affilations

Score

Rankings

  • Frisco Medical Center
    5601 Warren Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
    6200 W Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093
    • Currently 4 of 4 crosses
    Top 25%
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
    108 Denver Trl, Azle, TX 76020
    • Currently 3 of 4 crosses
    Top 50%
  • Hunt Regional Community Hospital
    2900 Sterling Hart Dr, Commerce, TX 75428
    • Currently 1 of 4 crosses
  • Presbyterian Plano Center For Diagnostics & Surger
    6020 W Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth
  • Harris Methodist - Springwood
    1608 Hospital Pkwy, Bedford, TX 76022
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Texas Health
  • Frisco Baylor
  • Texas Health Plano
  • Harris Methodist H E B
  • Harris Continued Care Hospital
    1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery
  • Publications & Research

    Dr. Ku has contributed to 2 publications.
    Title Alterations of T Cell Activation Signalling and Cytokine Production by Postmenopausal Estrogen Levels.
    Date May 2010
    Journal Immunity & Ageing : I & A
    Excerpt

    Immunosenescence is an age-associated disorder occurring primarily in T cell compartments, including altered subset composition, functions, and activation. In women, evidence implicates diminished estrogen in the postmenopausal period as a contributing factor to diminished T cell responsiveness. Since hypoestrogenism is present in postmenopausal women, our objective focused on whether T cell activation, defined as signalling molecule expressions and activation, and function, identified as IL-2 production, were affected by low estrogen.

    Title Frozen Embryos: a Life-saving Option.
    Date November 2008
    Journal Fertility and Sterility
    Excerpt

    OBJECTIVE: To discuss an additional option for frozen embryos that can be a life-saving alternative. DESIGN: Case report and literature review. SETTING: Academic fertility center. PATIENT(S): A woman with a previous hysterectomy and frozen embryos who had a daughter afflicted with aplastic anemia. INTERVENTION(S): Four thawed multicell embryos were transfered to the patient's 37-year-old multiparous sister. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Alternative disposition of frozen embryos. RESULT(S): The HLA type of the infant was found to be an exact match for the daughter dying from aplastic anemia. CONCLUSION(S): The use of frozen embryos to prolong an existing individual's life is an additional ethical option to be considered by couples and individuals with cryopreserved embryos.

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