Dr. Jason H Barker MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Jason Barker is an infectious disease specialist in Iowa City, Iowa and is affiliated with Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2002 - 2004

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Attenuation of Leishmania infantum chagasi metacyclic promastigotes by sterol depletion.
Yao, C.,Gaur Dixit, U.,Barker, J. H.,Teesch, L. M.,Love-Homan, L.,Donelson, J. E.,Wilson, M. E.

Natural IgM Mediates Complement-Dependent Uptake of Francisella tularensis by Human Neutrophils via Complement Receptors 1 and 3 in Nonimmune Serum.
Schwartz, J. T., Barker, J. H., Long, M. E., Kaufman, J., McCracken, J., Allen, L. A.

Basis for the failure of Francisella tularensis lipopolysaccharide to prime human polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Barker, J.H., Weiss, J., Apicella, M.A., Nauseef, W.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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