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Dr. Frederick G. Barr, MD

Hematologist-Oncologist | Hematology & Oncology

4/5(11)
5454 Wisconsin Ave Suite 1300 Chevy Chase MD, 20815
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4/5

About

A board-certified medical oncologist, Dr. Frederick G. Barr diagnoses and treats patients at Regional Cancer Care Associates in Maryland. He also practices at several local hospitals, including Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, as well as Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD. As a medical oncologist, Dr. Barr specializes in diagnosing and treating various types of cancer, including leukemia, malignant neoplasms, and Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His professional journey in the medical oncology arena spans thirty-seven years. His expertise covers general medical oncology, chemotherapy, and bone marrow biopsy. Dr. Barr is also a top researcher in the field of molecular genetics of cancer and pediatric cancer.

Education and Training

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 1975

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Medical Oncology (Internal Medicine)

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Medical Oncology

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Dr. Frederick G. Barr, MD's Expert Contributions
  • Spotlight Video | Foods That Are Helpful During Chemo | Frederick G. Barr, MD

    Foods That Are Helpful During ChemotherapyChemotherapy is a vital component of cancer treatment that involves the use of powerful drugs to destroy cancer cells. While chemotherapy can be effective in fighting cancer, it often comes with challenging side effects that impact a patient's overall...

  • Spotlight Video | Facing a Cancer Diagnosis | Frederick G. Barr, MD

    Frederick G. Barr, MD is an Established Medical Oncologist at Regional Cancer Care Associates in Chevy Chase, Maryland.Dr. Frederick G. Barr is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He provides cancer care at Regional Cancer Care Associates in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He...

Awards

  • Top Doctor 2019 Bethesda Magazine 
  • Top Doctor 2012 Castle Connolly 
  • Top Doctor 1995 Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine 

Treatments

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Lymphoma
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology  

Fellowships

  • National Cancer Institute Oncology   1984

Fellowships

  • National Cancer Institute1984Oncology

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Dr. Frederick G. Barr, MD's Practice location

Regional Cancer Care Associates of Chevy Chase

5454 Wisconsin Ave Suite 1300 -
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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8246 Buckspark Ln W -
Potomac, MD 20854
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Dr. Frederick G. Barr, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 11 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Hematologist-Oncologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Medical Oncologist Dr. Frederick G. Barr, who serves patients in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

A board-certified medical oncologist, Dr. Barr is affiliated with Regional Cancer Care Associates, operating out of the office in Chevy Chase, Maryland. 

Regional Cancer Care Associates is committed to transforming cancer treatment — and changing lives — with comprehensive capabilities, the latest breakthrough therapies and truly individualized, compassionate care. With 25 locations in New Jersey, Maryland, and Connecticut, it is one of the nation’s largest network of cancer specialists.

Locally, Dr. Barr holds medical privileges at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital, and Holy Cross Hospital.

With a broad educational background, he earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at McGaw Medical Center and was trained in oncology at the medical oncology branch and laboratory of tumor cell biology at the National Cancer Institute.

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in medical oncology and internal medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Barr is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. They have special training in diagnosing and treating cancer in adults using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, and targeted therapy.

Named Top Doctor by Bethesda Magazine in 2019, Dr. Barr was also named a Top Doctor in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore areas in 2012 by Castle Connolly, and a Top Doctor by Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine in 1995.

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