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Dr. Derek Barker, DPM

Dr. Derek Barker, DPM

Podiatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 35

  

Dr. Derek Barker, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Comstock Park, MI and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in podiatric surgery.


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(616) 252-3000

Dr. Barker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
Group Employees PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Dr. Barker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foot Conditions
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Dr. Barker treats Foot Conditions more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Barker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Plantar Fasciitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barker treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Barker treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Foot Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barker treats Foot Fracture more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Barker treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Barker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Bursa Injection
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sever's Disease
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendonitis
  • Wart Treatment
  • Warts
  • Wound Care and Management

About Me

I offer comprehensive foot and ankle care for the entire family. Whether treating acute or chronic conditions or providing options for foot and ankle concerns, I work with patients to help them understand their healthcare issues and develop a treatment plan to improve their health.

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Education

2012
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Pms-36
Residency Hospital
2009
Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
2009
William M. Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine At Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science.
2005
Western Michigan University
Undergraduate School
2012
2009
2009
2005

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Dr. Barker has performed Plantar Fascia Release Surgery on both of my husband's heels over the past two years. He is a professional, friendly, knowledgeable doctor who has given my husband quality care. Dr. Barker tried other treatment avenues first for my husband's heel pain including physical...Read More
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I love Dr Barker! He is personable, understanding, patient, and thorough. I have been to see him for an ingrown toenail, and both times I have felt nervous. He took his time making sure I was comfortable, talked about lighthearted things during the procedure to ease my mind, and told me what he was...Read More
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I am being taken advantage of by Dr. Barker, a podiatrist in the Metro Health system. After my primary care physician referred me to Dr.Barker, I went to see him. He saw me for 30 seconds, looked at my big toe, says it is fungus but orders a fungus lab just to be sure. Now he wants to see me again...Read More
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Dr. Barker was very helpful kind. Staff very friendly. I would recommend to others.
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