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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Barba is Excellent. Dr. Barba has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Barba, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Essential Tremor
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Barba graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Barba has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • Grossmont Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. David Barba MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. David Barba practice?
Dr. David Barba has 4 office locations.
Dr. David Barba practices Neurological Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA.
See San Diego Neurological Surgeons.