Dr. Barker received her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. She completed a one-year transitional internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Va. and spent four years providing pre-deployment and deployment care for Marines, including preventive and clinical care, at Marine Corps Air Station in Jacksonville, N.C. Dr. Barker continued her training in Omaha, Neb. at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and at Creighton University Medical Center, where she completed her pediatric residency.
She is passionate about taking care of children through all of their health ailments, and her special medical interests include preventive medicine and breastfeeding education. Dr. Barker is certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics for her additional training in breastfeeding.
Dr. Barker is accepting new patients and same-day appointments. She joined the practice of Dr. Teresa Mahaffey, located at 5565 Woodbine Rd. in Pace, Fla. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call her office at 850-994-5010.