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Dr. John Barr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 38

Dr. Barr

Dr. John Barr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery and spine physiatry.


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(919) 416-3853

Dr. Barr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Network S
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Qualchoice
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UnitedHealthCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Barr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Barr treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barr performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Barr performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barr treats Spine Disorders more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Barr treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Barr's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Barr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery and spine physiatry.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Physiatry

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Barr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barr

4.6

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
90.47619047619048%
(19)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
9.523809523809524%
(2)

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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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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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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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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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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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Duke University Medical Center Department of Neurological Surgery

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