Elise Barney, DOInternal Medicine/Primary Care Physician Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders
Elise Barney, DO, is an Internal Medicine/Primary Care Physician at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders, where she oversees medical care for patients in the residential treatment center at Rosewood Ranch.
Dr. Barney is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. In her role as an internist/primary care physician, she develops medical care plans for each patient in conjunction with dietitians, psychiatrists and other members of the clinical team; monitors patients’ progress; and coordinates care with additional medical specialists as needed.
As a board-certified nephrologist, Dr. Barney is also a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidneys. Self-starvation, binging and purging due to anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder cause a wide range of medical problems that can harm the whole body. Eating disorders can do particular damage to the kidneys. Electrolyte imbalances, kidney injury and kidney stones, along with the prevention of kidney failure and refeeding syndrome, are just some of the conditions associated with eating disorders that nephrologists have expertise in treating.
Dr. Barney earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, where she also served as chief resident. She completed a fellowship in nephrology at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. In addition to her role at Rosewood, she is an associate professor of medicine at University of Arizona and Midwestern University.
In her spare time, Dr. Elise Barney enjoys hiking, photography, travel and learning about other cultures. She is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian.