Dr. Michael Barker, MD

Dr. Michael Barker, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Barker, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Read his story

Advanced Surgical Partners of Virginia

7702 E Parham Rd Ste 304

Richmond, VA 23294
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Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • Virginia Premier

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Top Care Areas


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

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

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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."


  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity


  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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.


  • 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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Retreat Doctors' Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Barker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barker to family and friends
based on 7 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Barker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Chester, VA |
He is always very helpful and really answers my question and takes his time during our appt !
in Fredericksburg Va. |
Great experience with the doctor and the entire staff. Looking forward to working with them to help with my health concerns
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. I was very pleased and would recommend them to anyone in need of GI surgery..
in Richmond, VA |
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
Tappahannock,Va |
GREAT DOCTOR....takes his time and listens.He gives accurate and easy to understand diagnosis`s and opinions.
in Colonial Beach Va |
He is super intentive and caring….. Talks to make his patients understand…… His other staff don't return calls….. Honestly don't much the procedures…. I am second from going to another place because of his staff not because of him…..
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barker accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • Virginia Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Barker has admitting privileges

Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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Parham Doctors' Hospital
7700 E Parham Rd
Richmond, VA 23294
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Retreat Doctors' Hospital
2621 Grove Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
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