License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Barbers is Excellent. Dr. Barbers has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.1
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. Richard Barbers, MD is board certified in Pulmonary Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonology

Education & Awards

Dr. Barbers graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 10 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Transplantation
Fellow, American College of Allergy and Immunology, 1988
Fellow, Los Angeles Academy of Medicine, 1993
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1988
Tri-Beta Honor Society, Loyola College Chapter, Baltimore, MD, 1968
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, 1985
Fellow, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, 1990
America's Top Doctors, 2003 - 2007
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Barbers has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • USC University Hospital 
  • USC Norris Cancer Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Barbers MD is a male Pulmonologist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Pulmonary Disease.
Where does Dr. Richard Barbers practice?
Dr. Richard Barbers has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Barbers practices Pulmonary Disease near Los Angeles, CA.
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