Dr. Michael Barker, MD

Dr. Michael Barker, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Michael Barker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from State University of New York Medical School at Brooklyn in 1998 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

7702 E Parham Rd Ste 304

Richmond, VA 23294

Contact Information

(804) 360-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Barker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
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more than 79% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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more than 66% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Barker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Barker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barker "Dr. Barker’s 16-year military career includes service with the Marine Corps, aboard the aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE, and deployments to the Mediterranean Sea, Europe, Africa, the Persian Gulf, and Afghanistan. He was most recently assigned to the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, where he served as the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program. He is board certified in General Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy Surgeons."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • United States Naval Academy at Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • State University of New York Medical School at Brooklyn
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • United States Naval Academy
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Naval Medical Center at Portsmouth VA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barker's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barker to family and friends
8 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Barker'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

Patient Comments (7)

I was referred to Dr. Barker in mid-2016 by another doctor in his field who was a trusted professional recommendation. I am so glad to have found Dr. Barker's VA Surgical Practice and feel fortunate to have been a patient of his, which was a life-saving medical intervention for me. I found Dr....more
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He is always very helpful and really answers my question and takes his time during our appt !
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Great experience with the doctor and the entire staff. Looking forward to working with them to help with my health concerns
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Dr. Barker and his staff did an excellent job with the diagnosis, surgery, and recovery of my recent gall bladder attack. I was up on my feet and going again very quickly, with no residual problems. Dr. Barker was very knowledgeable, compassionate, and took his time to answer all my questions. ...more
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I couldn't be happier with the entire process, the quality of care, and the courteous professionalism of Dr. Barker and everyone on his team
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