Barbara S. Barnard, DO
Dr. Barnard is board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pa. She completed an internship at Frankford Hospitals-Jefferson Health System in Philadelphia, Pa., and a residency program in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Va. She also holds a master’s degree in Health/Fitness Management from the American University in Washington, D.C., as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Virginia Tech.
Dr. Barnard is a member of the International Spine Intervention Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She has special interests in back pain and spine care. Dr. Barnard is constantly refining her procedural skills and looking for new ways to treat the cause of pain.
“Treating pain is rewarding when you focus on the cause and improve function without dependence on medication.” -Dr. Barnard.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation providers are nerve, muscle and bone experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move and function. They have completed training in the medical specialty physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R).