Dr. Barbara A Parker MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Barbara Parker is a medical oncologist in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health System. She received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. She is one of 16 doctors at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #42 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1984

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Prevention of quality-of-life deterioration with light therapy is associated with changes in fatigue in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
Jeste, N.,Liu, L.,Rissling, M.,Trofimenko, V.,Natarajan, L.,Parker, B. A.,Ancoli-Israel, S.

Favorable Changes in Serum Estrogens and Other Biologic Factors After Weight Loss in Breast Cancer Survivors Who Are Overweight or Obese.
Rock, C. L.,Pande, C.,Flatt, S. W.,Ying, C.,Pakiz, B.,Parker, B. A.,Williams, K.,Bardwell, W. A.,Heath, D. D.,Nichols, J. F.

Reducing breast cancer recurrence with weight loss, a vanguard trial: The Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) Trial.
Rock, C. L.,Byers, T. E.,Colditz, G. A.,Demark-Wahnefried, W.,Ganz, P. A.,Wolin, K. Y.,Elias, A.,Krontiras, H.,Liu, J.,Naughton, M.,Pakiz, B.,Parker, B. A.,Sedjo, R. L.,Wyatt, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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