Dr. John R. Barker, Orthopedist

Dr. John R. Barker

Orthopedist | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

(8)
10103 RidgeGate Parkway Suite 306 Lone Tree Colorado, 80124
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Barker is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic in Lone Tree, Colorado. He and his colleagues at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic provide treatment of all spine conditions, including congenital deformities, degenerative diseases, as well as spinal tumors and spine trauma (both adult and pediatric). They are well-respected physicians, not only in the medical community in the region, but across the country and internationally as well. They are highly trained, having come from some of the best medical schools in the United States.

<link href='https://vjs.zencdn.net/7.4.1/video-js.css' rel='stylesheet'>
<script src='https://vjs.zencdn.net/7.4.1/video.js'></script>
<video id='my-video' class='video-js vjs-big-play-centered' controls preload='auto' height='400px' data-setup='{}'>
    <source src='https://s3.amazonaws.com/jw-video-migrate/video/video-2020/8137678.mp4#t=1' type='video/mp4'>
    <p class='vjs-no-js'>To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that
        <a href='https://videojs.com/html5-video-support/' target='_blank'>supports HTML5 video</a>
    </p>
</video>

Education and Training

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Medical Degree 1995

Univ of South Fl Coll of Med, Tampa Fl 1997

Board Certification

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • In Past- Fellowship Director at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic -

Treatments

  • Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)

Professional Memberships

  • Aurora-Adams County Medical Society  
  • North American Spine Society  
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
  • Cervical Spine Research Society  
  • Denver Medical Society  

Residency

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery 

Fellowships

  • Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic, PC Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery 

Dr. John R. Barker's Practice location

Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic

10103 RidgeGate Parkway Suite 306 -
Lone Tree, Colorado 80124
Get Direction
New patients: 303-225-8120
Fax: 303-839-5844, 303-225-8130

Request An Appointment With Dr. John R. Barker | Orthopedist | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Please note that this request is not considered final until you receive email notification confirming the details.

In the event the doctor is not yet registered with FindaTopDoc, we will contact the office on your behalf in an effort to secure your appointment.

Dr. John R. Barker's reviews

(8)
Write Review

Patient Experience with Dr. Barker


5.0

Based on 8 reviews

Dr. John R. Barker has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 8 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Orthopedist 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.
  • Pamela
    (5)

    Dr Barker performed spinal fusion to relieve severe pain. I now have a totally fused spine and no pain. Dr. Barker gave me back at least 10 years of life and two inches of height. I recommend Dr. Barker with great confidence.

  • Renee
    (5)

    Wonderful pain free. My lower back used to prevent me from leaving the house. Now I ca go for walks every day an do the things I love to do.

  • (5)

    No pain!! I can live my life again pain free. Thank you

  • Janetta
    (5)

    Wonderful experience and incredible surgeon! He has been my spine specialist since 2010 and I will always refer him,

  • Glenn
    (5)

    Doc barker is the best. Cool Doctor! Merry christmas

  • Jason
    (5)

    Dr Barker has shown a true respect and genuinely cares about me as a patient. He and his staff have truly made a significant difference in my life. I have felt more than comfortable.

  • (5)

    I had back surgery 3 months ago. I was in pain for 3 years before surgery. I am now pain free and can do all of the things that I enjoy without pain holding me back. I'm very happy with Dr Barker and his staff.

  • Vicki
    (5)

    Awesome, never felt better. Had a 2 level neck fusion. Had a 2 level neck fusion and never felt better!!!

Media Releases

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. John R. Barker, who serves patients in Lone Tree, Colorado.

Dr. Barker is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic in Lone Tree, Colorado. He and his colleagues at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic provide treatment of all spine conditions, including congenital deformities, degenerative diseases, as well as spinal tumors and spine trauma (both adult and pediatric). They are well-respected physicians, not only in the medical community in the region, but across the country and internationally as well. They are highly trained, having come from some of the best medical schools in the United States.

In addition to treating patients at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic, Dr. Barker can be found on staff at Sky Ridge Medical Center and Medical Center of Aurora. 

Remaining at the forefront of his challenging field, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Aurora-Adams County Medical Society, the Denver Medical Society, and the Cervical Spine Research Society. Additionally, he is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. 

After earning his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, Dr. Barker went on to complete his internship and residency at Southern Illinois University College of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois. Thereafter, he completed his fellowship at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic in Aurora, Colorado, under the direction of Drs. John A. Odom and Eric R. Jamrich.

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics, also spelled orthopaedics, is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. Dr. Barker’s special interests include scoliosis, spine trauma, spinal tumors, total disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive procedures, as well as degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.

Attributing his success to his excellent training and interactions with his patients, he enjoys playing tennis, skiing, and fishing in his spare time. 

Recommended Articles

  • How to prevent Knee Pain

    Knee pain is a common problem encountered by many people especially middle aged and elderly individuals. It has many causes, from acute injuries to complications of medical conditions, such as arthritis. Symptoms of knee injury can include pain, swelling, and stiffness.Knee pain is generally divided...

  • What Is Spinal Stenosis Back Surgery?

    What is spinal stenosis?Spinal stenosis is a disorder of the spine in which the spinal chord narrows. Congenital spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spine is already narrowed at birth. Factors that can result in spinal stenosis are herniated discs, osteophytes, which are ingrown bones or...

  • What to Expect While Undergoing Spinal Stenosis Surgery?

    Spinal stenosis is a condition where two spinal vertebrae separated by an intervertebral disc come closer as the disc wears off due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. When this happens, the spinal nerve that runs between them becomes compressed causing pain to the individual. The...

  • Diagnosis of Osteoporosis

    It is important to get a diagnosis for osteoporosis as soon as you experience any of the symptoms associated with the condition. One should not prolong a visit with a doctor because the sooner the diagnosis, the sooner the individual will receive treatment.About 80% of your bone density is...

  • What Is Olecranon Bursitis?

    Whenever a bursa is inflamed and becomes swollen, it causes a lot of pain around the affected area. The condition is called bursitis. The inflammation and swelling of the bursa are the causes of pain. The bursa is a sac filled with fluid, which is always located between the muscles, tendons, bones,...

  • Doctors and Specialists for Patients with Muscular Dystrophy

    Everyone is susceptible to Muscular Dystrophy, especially if it runs in your family. This disease involves the diminishing and weakening of muscles. It is also a progressive condition, meaning, it can get worse and worse if left untreated. Hence, health professionals highly recommend that you see...

Nearest Hospitals

SKY RIDGE MEDICAL CENTERl

10101 RIDGE GATE PARKWAY LONE TREE CO 80124

Head southwest 216 ft
Turn left 44 ft
Turn right 202 ft
Turn left onto Park Meadows Boulevard 541 ft
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto RidgeGate Parkway 715 ft
Turn left 49 ft
Make a slight right 128 ft
Make a sharp right 185 ft
Turn left 325 ft
Turn left 105 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

CENTURA HEALTH-LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSPITALl

7700 S BROADWAY LITTLETON CO 80122

Head southwest 216 ft
Turn left 44 ft
Turn right 144 ft
Turn right onto Park Meadows Boulevard 2132 ft
Turn right onto East Lincoln Avenue 1506 ft
Take the ramp on the right 2563 ft
Merge left onto I 25 3915 ft
Take the ramp on the right towards CO 470 West 1.2 mi
Merge left onto CO 470 5.5 mi
Take the ramp on the right towards Broadway 1423 ft
Keep right at the fork 355 ft
Go straight onto South Broadway 3946 ft
Turn right 392 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

PARKER ADVENTIST HOSPITALl

9395 CROWN CREST BLVD PARKER CO 80138

Head southwest 216 ft
Turn left 44 ft
Turn right 144 ft
Turn right onto Park Meadows Boulevard 2132 ft
Turn right onto East Lincoln Avenue 1506 ft
Take the ramp on the right 2563 ft
Merge left onto I 25 3915 ft
Take the ramp on the right towards CO 470 West 696 ft
Continue slightly right towards E 470 TOLL: Limon 2863 ft
Merge left onto E-470 4.4 mi
Take the ramp on the right towards CO 83: Parker Road 1965 ft
Keep left at the fork 299 ft
Make a slight right onto Crown Crest Boulevard 355 ft
Keep right at the fork onto Crown Crest Boulevard 808 ft
Turn right 158 ft
Turn left 326 ft
Go straight 89 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right