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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

1014 Sycamore Dr # B
Decatur, GA 30030
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Dr. Barbour's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Northside Hospital - Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
Dekalb Medical
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

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Appointments & Offices

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University Orthopedics
Decatur Office
1014 Sycamore Dr # B
Decatur, GA 30030
University Orthopedics
University Orthopedics
1505 Northside Blvd Ste 3400
Cumming, GA 30041
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    Dr. Barbour's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Adult Joint Reconstruction
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Bone and Joint Repair
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
    • Cartilage Repair
    • Cartilage Transplant
    • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
    • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
    • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
    • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
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    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Hardware Removal
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
    • Joint Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Debridement
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Lateral Meniscus Repair
    • Medial Meniscus Repair
    • Meniscectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Removal of Bone Spur
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Surgery
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist and Forearn Tenotomy
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
    • Elbow Pain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
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    • Femoral Acetabular Impingement
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot and Ankle Disorders
    • Foot and Ankle Injuries
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Pain
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Hip Sprain
    • Impingement Syndrome
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Laceration
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lower Extremity Trauma
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Metatarsalgia
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Myelopathy
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Upper Extremity Trauma
    • Wounds
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Barbour

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Stanford Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California, Berkeley
    Graduated in 1988
    University Of California, Los Angeles
    Graduated in 1984

    Other Education

    The American University
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Barbour & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barbour to family and friends

    41 responses
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    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    41 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    41 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    41 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 39 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Barbour
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    41 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    41 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    41 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    41 responses
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    Office Locations

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    University Orthopedics
    Decatur Office
    1014 Sycamore Dr # B
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404) 299-1700 (Office)
    (404) 480-4233 (Fax)
    B
    University Orthopedics
    1505 Northside Blvd Ste 3400
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (404) 299-1700 (Office)
    (404) 299-1616 (Fax)
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    University Orthopedics
    980 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste 170
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 299-1700 (Office)
    (404) 299-1616 (Fax)
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