Dr. Anthony Barber, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismMaleAge 61

Dr. Barber
Accepting new patients

Piedmont Endocrinology PA

311 9th Avenue Dr NE Hickory, NC 28601

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(828) 322-7338

Dr. Anthony Barber, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Hickory, NC and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Barber has more experience with Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring, Thyroid Disorders, and Osteoporosis & Screening than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Barber to book an appointment.

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Dr. Barber is affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center Hickory, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Barber

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Barber treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Barber treats other conditions, please contact the office at (828) 322-7338.

Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring specialists.

Dr. Barber is experienced in the area of Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetes Type 2
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High
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Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Dr. Barber is experienced in the area of Thyroid Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Hypothyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Abnormal Thyroid
Thyroid Goiter
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High
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Very High
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Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Barber is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Osteoporosis
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Barber's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Water Deprivation Test

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Dr. Barber accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Dr. Barber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barber

3.9

Based on 15 ratings

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1 Star
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What went well
  • Office environment (12)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (11)
  • Explained conditions well (11)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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not good will not listen to anything that you want to talk to him about and will just step in and come up with anything to tell you. The staff can not even do what you may ask them to do. Do not see how they are in business
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Feb 11, 2020
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Dr. Barber has been my doctor for many years and has saved my life with his excellent care. He is kind, and the top of his field. Dr. De la Garza, now retired, referred me to him and he has now accepted my husband as well. Thankyou Dr. Barber. The office staff are also excellent with the patient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mrs. Nancy G. BOLICK in Hickory, NC – Aug 15, 2018
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Dr. Barber asked how I had been feeling and if there had been any symptom changes. When I began to identify areas of concern, he interrupted and then spoke over me as I attempted to continue. Without exam, he told me that my issues were normal for someone with young children and that I was just experiencing being a mom. He then ended the appointment without explaining or even addressing any of the symptoms I had attempted to discuss.Interaction with the doctor lasted approximately five minutes.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Anthony Barber, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Hickory, NC and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Education

University of California Davis Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Pacific-Presby Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1986
University of California Davis Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1985
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Anthony Barber, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Barber frequently treats Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring, Thyroid Disorders, and Osteoporosis & Screening. See all practice areas where Dr. Barber specializes.

Where is Dr. Anthony Barber, MD's office located?

Dr. Barber's office is located at 311 9th Avenue Dr NE, Hickory, NC 28601. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Anthony Barber, MD speak?

Dr. Barber speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Piedmont Endocrinology PA

Piedmont Endocrinology PA311 9th Avenue Dr NE Hickory, NC 28601
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Barber is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Frye Regional Medical Center

Hickory, NC

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)