Dr. Barbara Parker, MD

Dr. Barbara Parker, MD

Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barbara Parker, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Thoracentesis

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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Parker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Parker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Parker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Parker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Dr. Parker accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Parker has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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