Why vote for Dr. Brad Barrett?

Although new to the local political scene, I have been a resident of Wayne County since 1993.  Having recently retired from the practice of medicine,  I now wish to use my education and enthusiasm to represent the people of our district that I have come to know over the last 25 years.

Politically I have participated in advocacy on the state and federal level with the American College of Surgeons. I am currently the secretary-treasurer of the Indiana Chapter of the ACS, having served many years on the council. I am also currently on the Commission on Legislation of the Indiana State Medical Association- that has provided me with multiple opportunities to testify in front of health care and insurance committees as well as the Medical Licensing Board.  It is during this time that I developed a passion for state politics. Health care issues dominate the state political scene including the provision of care to the state’s indigent population, tackling the opioid epidemic and dealing with increasing rates of trauma and child abuse state wide. And of course, at all levels, I have supported the Republican party and the ideals that our party was founded upon.

I feel that I can proudly represent the citizens of District 56 with my educational background, life experience and enthusiasm. In 25 years I professionally cared for members of this community ranging from the unemployed to business owners, from the drug abusers and trauma victims to the police and firefighters that serve our area.  I now look forward to representing all of these members of the community, as well as all of you, at the next level.





2248 Glenn Eagle Way      Richmond, IN 47374

(765) 215-2275

About Dr. Barrett


Retired General Surgeon

Former President, General Surgeons, Inc

Former Board Member, Reid Hospital




 The Boys’ and Girls’ Club, Wernle, IU East, Ivy Tech, Girls Inc., Circle U, United Way, and Reid Foundation.


Notre Dame Univeristy- Class of 1984

The Ohio State University College of Medicine- Class of 1988




My wife, Mary Ann and I will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary on election day in May. She is a graduate of Indiana University with a masters in nursing, working as a nurse practitioner in the community for 24 years.  Our son, Drew, is a senior graduating from The Ohio State University in May with a degree in economics.
Our daughter Erin is completing her freshman year at Indiana University, pursuing a media and communications degree.  We are members of the Richmond Catholic Community.


Former Councilor, IN Chapter American College if Surgeons

Board, Reid Health Foundation

Board, Boys and Girls Club

Member, Commission on Legislation, IN State Medical Association

Secretary-Treasurer IN Chapter ACS

Member St Andrews Catholic Church



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