Dr. Barbara Head, MD

Dr. Barbara Head, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
50 y/o

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Dr. Barbara Head, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. She is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Head is affiliated with Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, Henrico Doctors' Hospital, Johnston-Willis Hospital and CJW Medical Center - Chippenham.

Commonwealth Perinatal Associates

7101 Jahnke Rd Fl 2

Richmond, VA 23225
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Head's Experience

Dr. Head's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Cervicitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Miscarriages
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy


  • Amniocentesis
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Sympathectomy
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Medical College Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Alabama
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Head has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Johnston-Willis Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2014 Five Star Recipient for Maternity Care

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Dr. Head's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Head to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Head's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Richmond, VA |
Worse doctor and staff ever. Encouraged me to abort my baby from a screening only. Very unkind and rude. Dismissive. Will not be returning
Richmond, VA |
I felt rushed and dismissed. When I asked questions for clarity I was interrupted and nothing was explained to me in detail. I will not be going back.
Richmond, VA |
Knowledgeable, but I felt rushed with my questions. Staff not compassionate. Left with more questions than answers.
in Hopewell |
Pregnant with twins after having a stillbirth at 34 weeks.My whole pregnancy none of the other perinatal Dr's or even my OB seemed to think it was a big deal.they all thought it would've been okay to induce me at the normal 38-40 weeks even though that was potentially dangerous, with my history.At 35 weeks, the appointment was with Dr. H and she called my OB immediately to schedule the birth bc the situation was risky.so thankful for her decision.my twins are fine.she was the only one who cared.
She identified a heart defect in my baby quickly enough to where I was taken up for surgery asap at 31wks, he spent a month and some change in the NICU and is now 5yrs old and healthy, had he gone longer being oxygen deprived he could have been seriously brain damaged or even died. So grateful for her!
in Richmond, VA |
After receiving some pretty devastating test results from my OB. I contacted the Henrico Doctors office-the scheduler got me in the next day and reassured me that Dr. Head would answer all my questions. The day of my appointment Dr. Head provided an abundance of information that put us at ease. I appreciate everything this office has done for me ? from the scheduler answering the phone to the genetic counselor to Dr. Head. I will recommend this office to everyone!!
Mechanicsville, VA |
Very knowledgeable but felt as though she was very dismissive. Appointment felt rushed and impersonal. Calling to make or reschedule appointments is horrible. You can wait more than 30 minutes on hold before you even talk to anyone.
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Dr. Head accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Head has admitting privileges

Johnston-Willis Hospital
1401 Johnston Willis Dr
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
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CJW Medical Center - Chippenham
7101 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
4600 Spotsylvania Pkwy
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
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