David M. Barker. MD

David Barker, M.D has worked with OBGYN Centre of Excellence since 2006.  Dr. Barker is native to Chattanooga.  He and his wife Mary, have two daughters and a son.

  • Hospital Appointments
  • Peer Review Chairman, Parkridge Medical Center 2011-2015
  • Medical Quality Improvement Committee, Erlanger Medical Center 2010-Present
  • Parkridge Medical Executive Committee 2015-2017
  • Clinical Research
  • Principal Investigator – Female Sexual Dysfunction W006 and Female Sexual Dysfunction W007
  • Call the office for a current list of research studies available.
  • Education
  • Carolinas Medical Center (CMC), Charlotte, NC – Internship and Residency in OB/GYN
  • University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Medicine – M.D. with High Honors, June 1999
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, B.S. in Political Science, 1995
  • Research
  • Comparative trial of PCR vs. Gen-Probe for detection of N. gonorrhea (unpublished)
  • Professional Certification and Membership
  • Certified by American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Fellow of American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners-USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3 completed
  • Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
  • Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Hamilton County OB/GYN Society
  • Honors and Awards
  • Runner-up Resident Research Award, CMC, Charlotte, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, UT-Memphis, 1999
  • Outstanding Community Service Award, UT-Memphis, 1999
  • Clinical Scholar, UT-Memphis, 1995-1999
  • Whittle Merit Scholar, UT-Knoxville, 1990-1995
  • Activities
  • President, House Staff Liaison Committee, CMC, Charlotte, 2002-2003
  • OB/GYN Quality Assurance Committee, CMC, Charlotte, 2002-2003
  • Christian Residents Association, CMC, Charlotte, 2000-2003
  • Medical School Executive Council, UT-Memphis 1997-1999
  • Member
  • Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church
  • Hobbies and Interests
  • Sports (basketball, snow-skiing, water-skiing)
  • music (acoustic and bass guitars, piano)
  • John Grisham, Tom Clancy and C.S. Lewis novels


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