Dr. John Barr, MD

Dr. John Barr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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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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:

Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
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
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
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 4 years. He graduated from University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 2007 and specializes in neurosurgery and spine physiatry.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Physiatry

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Barr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barr

4.6

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
9.523809523809524%
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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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Locations

Duke University Medical Center Department of Neurological Surgery

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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
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Qualchoice
Qualchoice PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Options PPO

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