Dr. Stephen Barr, MD

Dr. Stephen Barr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Stephen Barr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ma Med Sch in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

1601 Congress St Ste 1

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

(207) 774-0342

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

101  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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

  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Ma Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Beth Isreal Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barr's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barr to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Barr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Barr is very friendly and has a very warming personality. I've had many surgery done by Dr. Barr. I would not go to anyone else. Surgeries - knee replacement, right rotate cuff etc..
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I feel myself lucky to have gotten Dr. Barr as my surgeon when I broke my hip. As a runner himself, he had great empathy for my concerns as a marathoner. He is an excellent communicator - both listening and explaining. He and the whole office team are very upbeat and responsive. I never feel...more
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I was referred to Dr. Barr because he was recommended when I went to Mercy ED with knee pain at 8 am. Dr. Barr's office got me in at 1pm that same afternoon! I found Dr. Barr to be pleasant, kind, and compassionate. He listened to me attentively and was very personable. I'm a medical...more
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Dr.Barr was great... would recommend him to anyone needing to see a orthopedic Dr. on a call in/ emergency room visit follow up. Not knowing him or his reputation, I googled him to see his reviews, most were not that great, I highly disagree with what I read! Dr. Barr was very compassionate and...more
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Nice facility, office and clinical staff all just fine. But the Dr (Barr) himself? Not so much. I didn't feel like he listened to me very well, or like he thought my case beneath his ability. Any way, his interest in my well being seemed feigned at best, just a step or two down from TV's Dr...more
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