Dr. Laura Barber, MD

Dr. Laura Barber, MD

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Dr. Laura Barber, MD is a pulmonologist in Venice, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences in 1995 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

333 Tamiami Trl S Ste 101

Venice, FL 34285

Contact Information

(941) 488-1906

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Barber's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barber treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Barber treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barber treats Pulmonary Hypertension more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Barber treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barber treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Barber treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Barber's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Alkalosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asbestosis
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Bird Flu
Breath Testing
Breathing Disorders
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Bronchospasm
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Cystic Fibrosis
Emphysema
Empyema
Goodpasture's Disease
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Influenza (Flu)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Management of Mechanical Ventilator
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Paracentesis
Pleural Biopsy
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Pulmonary Procedures
Respiratory Diseases
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Management
Rheumatoid Lung Disease
Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
Sarcoidosis
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Stenting
Swine Flu
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Knowledge and caring

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Education

2011
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Duke University
2008
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2005
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1995
National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences
Medical School
1990
National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences
Undergraduate School
2011
2011
2008
2005
1995
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Barber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barber

4.6

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
87.87878787878788%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
9.090909090909092%
(3)

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Dr Barber is very personable with excellent communication skills. She excells in her knowledge of Pulmonary medical issues She is skilled in diagnosis and treatment of COPD. She has identified, confirmed and treated me successfully for lung and airway issues including pneumonia and linng abccess....Read More
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She was very informative and efficient. Her bedside manner is the best I have ever encountered. I only can thank you Dr.Barber for give me another chance for a healthier life.
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Although Dr Barber was ok, her staff is incredibly rude. I wrote a letter to Dr Barber to complain about this, but it was returned unopened. Calls to Dr Barber were also not returned. I stopped going to her strictly because of her staff. She needs to ask for honest feedback from patients.
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Dr Barber takes the time to listen. She has a genuine concern with what's going on with her patients. She is very straightforward and explains things in detail when you need her to. She has a wonderful staff also.
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Empathetic, straight forward, and explains VERY well the diagnosis and recommendations.
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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