Dr. Barbara Backer, MD

Dr. Barbara Backer, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Barbara Backer, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.

3311 N 44th St

Phoenix, AZ 85018

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Backer's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acne
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Dermatitis
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Newborn Jaundice
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy Test
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Infections
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tobacco Use Disorder
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Barbara Backer, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

2001
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2001

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3.5

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She was not thorough-now seeing a new internist who doesn’t miss a beat. 3 yrs ago I told Dr Backer about a horrible cough that wouldn’t go away and you think she’d send me for an X-ray? No, instead she prescribed a cough gel pill to stop cough. New internist sent me for chest cat Scan & found out...Read More
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I have been a patient at this practice for about five years. I don't know why I continued to stay but now that Doctor Backer is on a leave I am leaving this practice. The follow through in getting test results is nonexistent and I had to call multiple times to get my blood test results,...Read More
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I have always found Dr. Backer to be thorough and explains things very well. I am very confident in her medical opionions concerning my health. My only complaint is her nurse Marcie who is not only unfriendly and abrupt, doesn't return telephone calls and doesn't follow through on requests for...Read More
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