Dr. James Barker, MD

Dr. James Barker, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Barker, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Columbia, SC. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

2 Medical Park Rd Ste 502

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 540-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
normal
more than 53% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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 Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Miami Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barker to family and friends
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Dr. Barker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    POOR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barker accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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