Dr. Barbara Wotherspoon, MD

Dr. Barbara Wotherspoon, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(36)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barbara Wotherspoon, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Springfield, MO. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

1965 S Fremont Ave Ste 270

Springfield, MO 65804

Contact Information

(417) 820-3890

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
very high
more than 95% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gonorrhea Screening
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Procedures

  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wotherspoon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wotherspoon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wotherspoon to family and friends
3.9
based on 36 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Wotherspoon's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Springfield, MO |
I don't have any experience with her as an OB, but wasn't happy with her as my GYN over a period of several years. I felt like she wouldn't listen to my symptoms and repeatedly told me I was "too young" to have them, implying they weren't real. I often felt like she was trying to walk out the door...more
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Springfield, MO |
I felt like the doctor paid more attention to her computer than me and did not take any of my questions or concerns seriously. I called the office two days in a row because bleeding had started at five months, and was told I come in for a fetal heartbeat if that "made me feel better". Was told to...more
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Springfield, MO |
I'd give a 4star but I've never had so many issues with a gyno office. First the 2 receptionist checking you in are rude & just constantly mad looking. 1 time when I was waiting to get called in I actually heard them talking bad about another client when they left. Their answering phone service...more
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in Kansas City, MO |
I made my initial appointment with her and had to wait almost 3 months to get in. She was definitely worth the wait! She's a great combination of personable and professional, and always made me feel very at ease during my appointments with her. She always made sure all my questions were answered...more
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Dr. Wotherspoon has impressed me from the beginning. The first day I was scheduled to see her, the staff informed me she left for a delivery and I would have to wait (which happens with an OB). I waited for about 45 min, when the staff asked if I would see the NP. I did, and she was great. but as I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wotherspoon accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Blue Preferred Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wotherspoon has admitting privileges

Mercy Hospital Springfield
1235 E Cherokee St
Springfield, MO 65804
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