Dr. Michael Thomas Barger M.D.
Rheumatologist | Rheumatology3000 Q St Sacramento CA, 95816
Dr. Michael Barger is a rheumatologist practicing in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Barger specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systematic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. Eventually, if not treated, these illnesses can also impact the skin, eyes, nervous system and internal organs. Dr. Barger treats diseases similar to orthopedists but does not perform surgery. Often times, research is conducted to find potential alternatives for the patients illness.
Education and Training
Univ of Nv Sch of Med, Reno Nv 1982
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine 1982
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Trigger Finger
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Fletcher Allen Hlth Care, Rheumatology; Or Hlth Sci Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine; Univ Louisville Sch Of Med, Internal Medicine
- University of Louisville School of Medicine Program
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