Education & Training
University of California at San Diego, 2000
University of California at San Diego, 2001
University of California at San Diego, 2003
University of California at San Diego (Chief Resident)
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist
Historical Preservation Commission, City of Santa Cruz
Dr. Barker is married to a great guy and has three children. She enjoys running, kickboxing and the occasional mountain bike ride. Dr. Barker also loves chocolate and coffee.
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Philosophy of Care
I believe in forming a partnership with a patient to achieve our health goals! I try to help each patient find how they can make changes in their life to life healthier and often longer lives. I also like to give patients options in both diagnostics and treatment; I review the pros and cons to each option and come to a decision that works best for my patient. I have a lot of energy and work really hard in the office and from home to manage my patients' health needs. You will often see emails from me at all hours as I try to balance my life of being a mother and physician.
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