Dr. Barbara Backer, MD

Dr. Barbara Backer, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Barbara Backer, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 17 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
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Backer's Experience

Dr. Backer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

83  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Backer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Backer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Backer to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Backer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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,...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...more
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