Dr. Frederick Barker, MD
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Dr. Frederick Barker, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Mass General Hospital NSG 55 Fruit St # Y9E, Boston, MA 02114 Get Directions
(617) 726-3779

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Dr. Barker specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Boston, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (6)
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Aneurysm
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Stroke
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Brain Surgery
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Stereotactic Surgery
      • Stereotaxis

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Harvard Medical School

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital
      • Residency Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital
      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of California San Franci
        University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Barker's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

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