Dr. Richard Barber, MD

Dr. Richard Barber, MD

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Age 41
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Dr. Richard Barber, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.Read his story

10010 Rogers Xing

San Antonio, TX 78251

Contact Information

(210) 598-5605

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Community First Health Plans
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
more than 94% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Barber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barber "Dr. Richard B. Barber is a proud native of Floresville, Texas and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2000 and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 2005. He trained as an Orthopedic Surgery Resident for five years at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas before completing a Fellowship in Orthopedic Traumatology in Seattle, Washington at Harborview Medical Center in 2011. He then accepted a position to practice in Corpus Christi, Texas at Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level 2 trauma center. Dr. Barber joined Alamo Orthopedics in January of 2017. Dr. Barber provides a full range of adult and pediatric orthopedic services to include surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal trauma, geriatric fractures, fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, joint replacement surgery, pediatric fracture care, and nonunion and malunion surgery to name a few."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barber "At Alamo Orthopedics, we combine the best talent and resources to provide exceptional quality, compassion and service. Our providers share a care philosophy that center on keeping patients healthier by treating the whole person rather than a single illness or injury. "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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35  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Harborview Med Ctr, U of Washington Sch of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barber's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barber to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Barber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My aunt was in a head on car accident and she shattered both or her legs in 2014. Dr. Barber did about 4 complicated surgeries and he did an awesome job. He made sure that us, the family, were always in the loop. He would send a nurse to gives us updates throughout the time he was in surgery with...more
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I was involved in a serious motorcycle accident in Nov 2012. Dr Barber basically put me back together again after many others said I wouldn't make it through the night or the surgeries. I am confident I am walking today and alive because of Dr Barbers quick thinking and ability to meet the...more
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