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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male

12222 N Central Expy Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75243
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Dr. Barker's Experience

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Dr. Barker's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Barker Performs

Conditions Dr. Barker Treats

  • Hypertension
  • Obesity

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Hospital Quality

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Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake
9440 Poppy Dr
Dallas, TX 75218

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Barker Bariatrics Center
Barker Bariatric Center
12222 N Central Expy Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75243
Barker Bariatric Center
12222 N Central Expy Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75243
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    Dr. Barker's Experience

    Dr. Barker's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Bariatric Medicine
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    2
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity
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    Background Check for Dr. Barker

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Professional Misconduct  (12/6/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    University Medical Center
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Texas Tech Universities
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Barker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Barker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Barker has admitting privileges:

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    • Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake

    • Forest Park Medical Center

    • Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Barker

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 31 Star Ratings
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barker to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    31 responses

    Dr. Barker's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    30 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    31 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    27 responses

    Experience with Dr. Barker

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.6 out of 5

    31 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Barker Bariatrics Center
    Barker Bariatric Center
    12222 N Central Expy Ste 300
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (888) 663-3722 (Office)
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    Barker Bariatric Center
    12222 N Central Expy Ste 300
    Dallas, TX 75243
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