Barry Fields, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine


Dr. Fields completed his undergraduate education at Cornell University in 2003 and obtained his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 2007. He trained in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 2007-2010, serving an additional year as Chief Resident. He then moved to the University of Pennsylvania where he completed a clinical sleep medicine fellowship in 2012 and a postdoctoral research fellowship in 2014. Under the direction of Dr. Samuel Kuna, he trained extensively in sleep telemedicine and researched its application to remote outpatient settings.

Dr. Fields joined Emory University in 2014 as an assistant professor of medicine. As a core faculty member for the Emory Sleep Medicine fellowship, he enjoys working closely with trainees. He practices sleep medicine at the Atlanta VA Medical Center where he directs the sleep telemedicine program. His research focuses on telemedicine-based strategies to promote sleep health in underserved, rural populations. He earned his Master of Science in Education (MSEd) degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015.