Leadership


Neil M. Barth, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Neil M. Barth, M.D., F.A.C.P., joined Veracyte as Chief Medical Officer in August 2015, bringing more than 30 years of medical leadership experience. Most recently, he served as Chief Medical Officer for Agendia NV, a molecular diagnostics company focused on oncology, where he guided the company’s medical strategic direction, quality initiatives, and interface with regulators and payers. Dr. Barth previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Ambry Genetics, a clinical genetics diagnostics company. Dr. Barth’s experience includes 30 years as President and Medical Director for Newport Pacific Medical Associates, a large hematology-oncology medical practice he founded in 1982. Concurrently, he served in various roles, including Executive Medical Director and Chief of Staff, at Orange County, Calif.-based Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital and Hoag Family Cancer Institute. Dr. Barth has authored more than 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and abstracts and is a noted speaker and presenter. Dr. Barth is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. He completed his M.D. at the Medical College of Ohio and his residency and fellowship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.