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

Research training, expertise and qualifications


  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Repair

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Awards & Recognitions


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

Education & Training

Medical School

Duke University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2004

Internship Hospital

Cornell University
Complete in 2005

Residency Hospital

Hospital For Special Surgery
Complete in 2009

Fellowship Hospital

Rush University
Complete in 2010

Undergraduate Schools

Wake Forest University
Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken by Dr. Barker & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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