Dr. Craig Barkley, MD

Dr. Craig Barkley, MD

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Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(55)

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Dr. Craig Barkley, MD is an urology specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in urology.

Urology Specialists of West Florida

430 Morton Plant St Ste 206

Clearwater, FL 33756
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Barkley performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Barkley's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

55  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Testicular Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barkley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barkley's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barkley to family and friends
55 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (36)

Dr. Barkley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I will preface this review by stating that I am a physician myself. He saw my mom in the ICU for urinary retention and was very dismissive. With foley placed previously, he reported that she would NEVER be able to void given her "numerous brain metastases." When I reported that she had 5 extremely...more
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I have found Dr Barkley to be kind and caring. I have been a patient for over five years. I have never thought him as arrogant. He has answered all of my questions and his staff at the Tampa Road location is efficient, caring and friendly.
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He is the most arrogant person you will ever have the displeasure of meeting! Will not listen nor does he care. Office staff is rude at the Bardmoor office.
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Was running an hour behind, when we finally got it to see him we got good news, no cancer, but he was obviously in a rush, wouldn't answer my questions. My boyfriend's prostate is huge, but he only shrugged when I asked him why that might be. Said it was 10% chance that they might have missed it,...more
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Dr. Barkley MAY be an OK doctor, BUT his office staff (when you can get through to them, it took 14 and 17 minutes on hold the last two times I called) is rude, inefficient, don't listen at all (instead the answer a question you did NOT ask and refuse to answer the one you did ask. They are horrid...more
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