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Dr. David Barba, MD

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Dr. David Barba, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University Of Southern California / School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

Dr. Barba works at UC San Diego Health - Neurology in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Neurostimulator Implantation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Ucsd Medical Group
    9350 Campus Point Dr Ste 2A, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 543-5540

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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    About Dr. David Barba, MD

    Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1093730251
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Natl Inst Hlth/Natl Inst Neurol&Comm Dis&Stroke
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • U CA
    Residency
    Internship
    • Los Angeles Community Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Southern California / School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. David Barba, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Barba is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Barba has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

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    Dr. Barba works at UC San Diego Health - Neurology in La Jolla, CA. View the full address on Dr. Barba’s profile.

    Dr. Barba has seen patients for Neurostimulator Implantation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Barba on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Barba. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Barba.

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