Charles J. Barone II, MD, FAAP

​2018-2019 President


Charles J Barone II, M.D. is a lifelong resident of metro Detroit and was born in Highland Park.  A graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Dr. Barone received his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington DC, and completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University in 1980, after which he joined the Henry Ford Medical Group. Dr. Barone is currently Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Chair of the Credentials Committee, and an elected member of the Henry Ford Medical Group Board of Governors. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is one of the Principle Investigators for a statewide collaboration including U of M, MSU, WSU, HFMG, and MDHHS, who are part of an NIH funded, multiyear birth cohort study, Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes. ECHO is a nationwide effort that enrolls pregnant women, follows them throughout pregnancy, and then follows the infant/child, specifically studying the roots of four child health outcomes, Obesity, Neurodevelopment, Pregnancy Outcomes, and Asthma.


Since 2013, Dr. Barone serves as Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Delegation to the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates. 

President's Biography

Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan