Dr. Wade Barker, MD

Dr. Wade Barker, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wade Barker, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Dallas, TX. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

12222 N Central Expy Ste 300

Dallas, TX 75243

Contact Information

(888) 663-3722

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 47% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 31% of peers
Hypertension
normal
more than 5% 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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barker "If you're overweight, there are a number of reasons to talk with Barker Bariatric Center about your weight loss options. Improved health, better self-esteem, a better life for you and your loved ones. So contact us today and tell us, what's your one reason?"
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
7

Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Professional Misconduct (12/6/2013)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Texas Tech Universities
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Barker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Barker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barker to family and friends
3.7
based on 19 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Barker'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
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Childress, TX |
Nice guy very nice staff but because it is elective surgery, the office is not run like a normal clinic. I found no one knew what the other was doing. My original contact person quit and no one picked up her email to see what she was getting and I slipped through the cracks for a couple of...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barker accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • WellPoint

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