Dr. Derek Barker, DPM

Dr. Derek Barker, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
35 y/o

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Dr. Derek Barker, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Comstock Park, MI and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in podiatric surgery.Read his story

Metro Health Podiatry

4200 Division Ave N

Comstock Park, MI 49321
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 88% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Barker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barker "I am passionate about providing compassionate, personal care for my patients in treating their foot and ankle needs – and helping them stay healthy."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barker "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."

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Barker does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Warts

27  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bursa Injection
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


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

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Derek Barker, DPM
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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Hudsonville – May 01, 2018
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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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Tianna in Grand Rapids, MI – Aug 19, 2016
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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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Byron Center – Jul 22, 2016
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Dr. Barker was very helpful kind. Staff very friendly. I would recommend to others.
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Shelly Horton in Grand Rapids, MI – Feb 13, 2016
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