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Colin M. Barker MD

Director, Section of Interventional Cardiology, and Associate Professor of Medicine
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  • 169 ratings
  • 16 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Heart Valve Center
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    Heart and Vascular
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    Interventional Cardiology
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    Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Disease

Conditions and Treatments

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    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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    Aortic Valve Regurgitation or Stenosis - Severe
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    Aortoiliac Artery Stenosis
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    Arterial Calcification without Stent
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    Arteriosclerosis
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    Atherosclerosis
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    Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
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    Cardiogenic Shock
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    Catherization Evaluation
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    Core Sapien or Core Valve Procedure
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    Mechanical Circulatory Support
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    Minimally Invasive Valve Repair and Replacement
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    MitraClip / Mitral Stenosis
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    Previous Coronary Stent, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement / Trans-Aortic Procedure (TAVR /TAVI)
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    TriClip

Locations

Languages

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    English
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    Spanish

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - Boston University, 2001
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2004
  • Cardiology Fellowship - New York University Medical Center, 2007
  • Fellowship - Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, 2008
  • Fellowship - Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, 2009

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Excellent care. I will highly recommend Vanderbilt physicians
July 28, 2022
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Great experience from beginning to end. Felt all care providers where genuine and caring.
July 21, 2022
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Excellent!!
May 30, 2022
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I would highly recommend *Dr. Barker & the cardiac team to anyone. Wonderful care!
May 25, 2022
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Took his time with me. Very soft spoken and very easy to talk with. I feel like he listen & was concerned. Loved him.
April 28, 2022
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Dr Barker is the best thing that's happened in Hopkinsville Kentucky.
April 28, 2022
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I am a retired hospital CEO. Vanderbilt has service figured out!
March 3, 2022
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GOOD
January 29, 2022
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This depends on outcome, but he has clearly covered my concerns, alternatives... etc. Answered all questions well.
January 6, 2022
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