Dr. John Barr, MD

Dr. John Barr, MD

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Age 37
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Dr. John Barr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery and spine physiatry.

200 TRENT DR 1554

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 416-3853

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
more than 85% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 82% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Physiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Barr does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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

  • University Of Arkansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Massachusetts Gen Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Complex Spine/Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Barr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barr

4.6

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1 Star
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I am 3 weeks post surgery and doing great. Dr Barr is amazing! He’s kind, compassionate, patient, a great listener, and a surgical blessing! I am grateful to him and his team for putting me on the right road to success and for going above and beyond. Thank you Dr. Barr!
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Andrea P. in Creedmoor , NC – Jul 23, 2018
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Dr. Barr was very patient and kind with our family. He explained things clearly and is a wonderful doctor. I would highly recommend him to anyone, he does excellent work and the follow up is superb. His nurse is also amazing, if you are looking for a GREAT neurosurgeon for spinal issues, he is the...Read More
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AH in Cary, NC – Jun 01, 2018
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Dr Barr is a humble, sweet human being, and an absolutely amazing neurosurgeon. His surgery left me absolutely pain free, with no need for the first pain pill!! Two levels were operated on, deflation and laminotomy. He was very patient with me and my family, and took a lot of time explaining what...Read More
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Vivian Romano in Virginia – May 05, 2018
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Have suffered from neck pain for years. He was the first to listen to my concerns with an open mind and actually give me a plan to help. Would give 6 stars if it would allow!
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Mark in Lincoln – Jan 22, 2018
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Dr. Barr performed a posterior cervical laminectomy with fusion and instrumentation on my neck 3/2/16. I think he did an excellent job. I had pain at first, as you would expect, but my recovery went smoothly. Dr. Barr gave me frequent checkups with x-rays, and I recovered completely with no...Read More
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Laura E. Davis in Fayetteville, AR – Jun 19, 2017
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