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Dr. James Barter, MD

Gynecologic Oncology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Barter

Dr. James Barter, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics & gynecology.


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(301) 770-4967

Dr. Barter accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
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Dr. Barter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colposcopy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barter performs Colposcopy more than 99% of his peers

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

Hysteroscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barter performs Hysteroscopy more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hysteroscopy Sterilization
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
Uterine Fibroids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barter treats Uterine Fibroids more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Barter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Birth Control
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Barter, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

University Ky/Duke University
Internship Hospital
1985
University Ala
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Duke University
Residency Hospital
1979
University Ky
Residency Hospital
1977
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1983
1979
1977

Awards

Dr. Barter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barter

3.6

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
12.5%
(2)
1 Star
25%
(4)

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Dr. Barter is fantastic, I would highly recommend him for fibroid surgery and hysterectomy. He was patient, answered all my questions and was kind, that's the most important thing to me. Ladies, ignore the naysayers, persevere and see this surgeon. It's hard to get the appointment staff on the...Read More
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Kind and patient. Took time to answer my questions.
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Dr Barter was a godsend after I was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. It was the biggest nightmare any woman could go though but he was amazing. He actually listened to what I had to say and because of him I was able to go on to have my daughter! She wouldn't be here without him so I will forever be...Read More
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I first went to the Rockville office and waited about an hour. I thought that was crazy. The doctor seemed rushed when he finally saw me. Then he told me to go to the Germantown office because the Rockville office, and I quote, 'is nutty' according to him. So I go to Germantown which was totally...Read More
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Dr. Barter preformed my surgery almost a year ago to remove a very large fibroid. The surgery was a success and I would recommend Dr. Barter to my family and friends.
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