Dr. John Barker, MD

Dr. John Barker, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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49 y/o
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Dr. John Barker, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Lone Tree, CO. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic, PC

10103 Ridgegate Pkwy Ste 306

Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medico

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Trinity U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Southern Illinois University-School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Barker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Barker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Sky Ridge Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Barker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barker to family and friends
4.4
based on 26 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Barker's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in R. |
Dr. Barker listened well, was patient, explained the what/why of things really well so that I could understand. I had a successful surgery with rods/screws & fusion from T11 to my tailbone. The incision was perfectly straight down my back. After surgery, he still was very personable, caring,...more
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in Aurora, CO |
If I could give Dr. Barker a 10+ it would be well deserved. I was referred to Dr. Barker after 2 very bad neck and back spine surgery experiences from an out of state spine surgery center. He is very attentive in listening to my issues and concerns, and his knowledge and experience is what makes...more
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in Castle Rock |
I had a back surgery (L4,L5 ) which Dr. Barker performed on my back. when I visited him the first time, I couldn't even stand on my feet because of my pain. I was miserable. My surgery went great. after a week all my pain went away and I am walking. Dr. Barker not only is a competent surgeon, he...more
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in Denver, CO |
I was in a car accident in October that resulted in two herniated discs and severe stenosis of my spinal cord in my cervical spine. Dr. Barker diagnosed and treated my injury with honesty and compassion. He answered every one of my questions and offered a second opinion. I felt prepared and taken...more
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in Pueblo, CO |
I've been seeing Dr. Barker for over 5 years. He is always courteous, friendly, knowledge and straightforward.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barker accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Barker has admitting privileges

Sky Ridge Medical Center
10101 Ridgegate Pkwy
Lone Tree, CO 80124
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The Medical Center of Aurora
1501 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO 80012
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