Michael G Barker Jr MD
- Pediatrics Lexington, SC
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Michael G Barker Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, SC, with other offices in Columbia, SC and Columbia, SC (and 2 other locations). Their specialties include Pediatrics. Michael G Barker Jr is affiliated with Lexington Medical Center.
Specialties & Expertise
Michael G Barker Jr has the following 1 specialty.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.