Dr. Joseph U. Barker, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 36

3001 Edwards Mill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27612
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Dr. Barker's Experience

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Procedures Dr. Barker Performs

Conditions Dr. Barker Treats

  • Shoulder Dislocation

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Hospital Quality

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Rex Hospital
4420 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
Wakemed Raleigh
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic
Raleigh
3001 Edwards Mill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27612
Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic
Cary
222 Ashville Ave
Cary, NC 27518
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    Dr. Barker's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Sports Medicine
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    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Valedictorian of Wake Forest University (overall GPA 4.0), 2000
    • AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum Recipient, 2008
    • Tandy Scholarship for top 100 Students Nationally in Science and Math, 1996
    • Full Tuition Academic Scholarship to Wake Forest University, 1996
    • Fullerton Scholarship to Duke University School of Medicine, 2000
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society, 2003
    • Surgeon-In-Chief Award from Hospital for Special Surgery, 2008
    • Howard Hughes Research Scholarship, 2002
    • Awarded $12,500 AANA Research Grant, 2010
    • Sullivan Scholarship for Outstanding Biology Research, 1999
    • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Award for Basic Science Research, 2011
    • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, 1999
    • Phillips Medical Award for Academic Excellence, 2004
    • G.W. Greene Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement, 2000
    • Selected as Presidential Aide at Wake Forest University, 1998
    • Carswell Academic Scholarship, 1996
    • Valedictorian of Asheville High School, 1996
    • Full Tuition Academic Scholarship to Duke University School of Medicine, 2000
    • Wake Forest University Award for Excellence in Chemistry, 1997
    • Management of Proximal Humerus Fractures Based on Current Literature., 2007
    • Osteoarthritis of the ACL Deficient Knee: Epidemiology, Biomechanics, and the Effects on the Meniscus and Articular Cartilage., 2011
    • Innovations in the Management of Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures., 2007
    • The Role of Growth Factors in Cartilage Repair, 2011
    • Updates on the Surgical Management of Patellar Instability., 2010
    • The Incidence of Post-Operative Infection in ACL Reconstruction., 2010
    • Efficacy of an Aiming Device for the Placement of Distal Interlocking Screws in Trochanteric Fixation Nailing., 2008
    • Can Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement Be Achieved Using a Transtibial Technique for Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?, 2011
    • Outcomes of Length Stable Fixation of Femoral Neck Fractures., 2010
    • Osteochondral Allografts in the Treatment of Shoulder Pathology: Basic Science and Clinical Applications., 2011
    • Extra-Articular Mimickers of Lateral Meniscus Tears, 2011
    • The Importance of Medial Support in Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures., 2007
    • Anatomy and Dimensions of the Gluteus Medius Tendon Insertion., 2008
    • Addition of Nitric Oxide Donor S-Nitroso-N-Acetylcysteine to Selective iNOS Inhibitor 1400W Further Improves Contractile Function in Reperfused Skeletal Muscle., 2005
    • The Effect of Fiber Type Heterogeneity on Optimized Work and Power Output of Hindlimb Muscles of the Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum., 2002
    • Augmentation Methods Following Microfracture in the Management of Focal Cartilage Defects., 2010
    • The Arthroscopic Management of Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review of the Literature., 2011
    • Glenohumeral Arthritis in the Young Adult: Instructional Course Lecture., 2011
    • Complete Bony Union achieved after Arthrodesis of Native Glenoid and Acromion to an Osteoarticular Allograft Proximal Humerus, 2008
    • Effect of Donor Age on Bone Mineral Density in Irradiated Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Allografts of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament., 2011
    • Functional and Radiographic Outcomes of Inter-Trochanteric Hip Fractures Treated with Calcar Reduction, Compression and Trochanteric Entry Nailing, 2011
    • Effective Glenoid Version in Professional Baseball Players., 2010
    • Anatomy of the Greater Trochanteric Bald Spot: A Potential Portal for Abductor Sparing Femoral Nailing?, 2008
    • The Evaluation and Management of Failed Distal Clavicle Excision., 2010
    • An Evaluation of Accuracy and Repeatability of a Novel Gait Analysis Device., 2007
    • The Basic Science and Clinical Applications of Osteochondral Allografts., 2010
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    Rush University
    Complete in 2010

    Undergraduate Schools

    Wake Forest University
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Barker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Barker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Barker

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    6 responses
    above
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    6 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic
    Raleigh
    3001 Edwards Mill Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27612
    (919) 863-6808 (Office)
    (919) 863-6822 (Fax)
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    Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic
    Cary
    222 Ashville Ave
    Cary, NC 27518
    (919) 863-6808 (Office)
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    Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic
    Garner/Clayton
    1325 Timber Dr E
    Garner, NC 27529
    (919) 178-1560 (Office)
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