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Dr. Barbara A Barker has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Barbara A Barker has the following 10 expertise
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Degeneration
- Corneal Diseases
Dr. Barbara A Barker has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Barbara A Barker is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I have been a patient for almost 20 years and have always found Dr. Barker and her staff very friendly and professional. Appointments are easy to get, the wait is not usually very long beyond your appointment time. When I developed a serious vision problem Dr. Barker was instrumental diagnosing and getting me the right referral to fix my problem and today my vision is great!
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Barker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
41 Years Experience
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Graduated in 1977
Beth Israel Medical Center
Dr. Barbara A Barker accepts the following insurance providers.
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsPediatrics Of New York, 11 E 86th St, New York, NY
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