Dr. Laura Barber, MD

Dr. Laura Barber, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Female
(32)
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Dr. Laura Barber, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Venice, FL. She has been practicing for 7 years.

333 Tamiami Trl S Ste 101

Venice, FL 34285

Contact Information

(941) 488-1906

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barber "Knowledge and caring"
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • 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
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Management of Mechanical Ventilator
  • Paracentesis
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stenting
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barber to family and friends
4.6
based on 32 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Barber'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
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Patient Comments (16)

in Sarasota |
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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in Englewood, FL |
Empathetic, straight forward, and explains VERY well the diagnosis and recommendations.
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in Osprey |
I would highly recommend this doctor. Excellent. Straight to the point. Avoid unnecessary testing and explain in detail reasons of potential medications. Follow up by phone calls. We need more doctors like this one.
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in Venice, FL |
Explained things very well. Took time. I did not feel rushed. Would recommend her very highly.
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in Port Charlotte, FL |
She is one of the best doctors I have seen since I moved to Florida. She is very thorough and explains everything in laymen terms. Also the staff is helpful, friendly and always willing to help you.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barber accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Barber has admitting privileges

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Venice Regional Bayfront Health
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL 34285
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