Dr. Barbara Parker, MD

Dr. Barbara Parker, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Barbara Parker, MD is an oncology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in oncology, medical oncology, and more.Read her story

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 78% of peers
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Parker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Barbara A. Parker, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist. She has extensive experience in the management of breast cancer and other common cancers. Her top priority is to provide excellent patient care consisting of access to new therapies. Dr. Parker serves as the medical director for Oncology Services at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health. She is a professor for the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research interests include new therapies for the treatment of breast cancer, the impact of diet on breast cancer prognosis, and alterations in sleep and measures of quality of life that occur in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. She completed her residency and fellowship training at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Parker earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. She is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Parker currently has limited availability to see new patients; a treating physician referral is required."


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3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

33  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University of California, San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of California, San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University of California, San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Parker'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
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