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Barbara Parker, MD



Barbara Parker, MD

Barbara A. Parker, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist. She has extensive experience treating and managing breast cancer. Her top priority is to provide excellent patient care consisting of access to new therapies. For many years, Dr. Parker served as senior deputy director of Cancer Medicine at UC San Diego Health's Moores Cancer Center.

She is a professor is the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she instructs medical students, residents and fellows. Her research interests include new therapies for the treatment of breast cancer, the impact of diet on breast cancer prognosis, and alterations in sleep and measures of quality of life that occur in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

She completed her residency and fellowship training at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Parker earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Parker currently has limited availability to see new patients; a treating physician referral is required.

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