Dr. Derek Barker, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 54

Ophthalmology

Dr. Derek Barker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Columbia, SC. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Derek Barker, MD

Columbia Eye Clinic

1920 Pickens St Columbia, SC 29201
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Barker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barker performs Vitreoretinal Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Barker performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barker treats Benign Neoplasm of Eye more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Barker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Macular Hole
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barker treats Macular Hole more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Barker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Barker's conditions and procedures:

  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular or Retinal Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Test
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Vision Screening
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

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Dr. Barker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barker

5.0

Based on 6 ratings

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Dr Barker got me in on the Monday after Thanksgiving as my eye had hemorrhaged. He ran several tests to confirm his diagnosis, very thorough. He took time to explain what had happened so I understood where my eye was medically, and what is needed going forward. This ran past their closing time, I appreciate the care and concern for my eye.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Dec 03, 2020
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Great personality. Great explanation. Called back 10 min before appt. Office staff excellent.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
  • Wait times
What could be improved
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PQ – Jun 06, 2018
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Excellent retinal specialist. Very knowledgeable. Explains things clearly. Compassionate. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
  • Wait times
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Rhonda Desautels in Irmo, SC – Aug 04, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Derek Barker, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Columbia, SC. His office accepts new patients.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
Fellowship Hospital
Surgical Retina Fellowship, Southern Vitreoretinal Associates, Tallahassee, Fl
Fellowship Hospital
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency Hospital
Medical University of South Carolina
Internship Hospital
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Undergraduate School

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What conditions does Dr. Derek Barker, MD treat?

Dr. Derek Barker, MD frequently treats the following conditions: Benign Neoplasm of Eye, Macular Hole, and Benign Neoplasm of Choroid. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Derek Barker, MD's office address?

Dr. Barker's office is located at 1920 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29201. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Derek Barker, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 5/5 for Dr. Derek Barker, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Columbia Eye Clinic

Columbia Eye Surgery Ctr1920 Pickens St Columbia, SC 29201
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Columbia Eye Clinic

Columbia Eye Clinic100 Summit Centre Dr Columbia, SC 29229
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