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Provider Profile

Title(s)

Medical & Hematology Oncologist, Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Department + Services

Oncology

My Expertise

Medical Oncology
Hematology-Oncology

Training + Education

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Tufts University School of Medicine’s Western Campus at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield
Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine

My Philosophy

“My goal is to have an impact on patients’ lives during a difficult time. I treat the whole person and address the physical and emotional aspects of their disease. Working with the patient we are able to tailor treatment based on individual cancers. Our connection with the Mass General Cancer Center brings extensive resources to help us give patients optimal care in a community setting.”

Biography

What Barrett Newsome, DO, enjoys most about his job is helping people diagnosed with cancer. “My goal as a medical oncologist is to have an impact on patients’ lives during a difficult time. I treat the whole person and address the physical and emotional impact of the disease.”

Newsome describes the field of oncology as always changing and “very exciting,” as researchers find more targeted treatments that offer fewer side effects. “Working with the patient as an integral part of his or her care team, we are able to tailor treatments based on individual cancers.”

Newsome, a member of Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Medical Staff, received a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University Internal Medicine Residence Program. In addition, he completed fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The American Board of Internal Medicine has certified Newsome in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

CONTACT 413-582-2900

OFFICE HOURS 8 am–5 pm

Location & Directions 30 Locust Street
Northampton, MA 01060
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