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  Fred G. Barker II, M.D.
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Dr Fred Barker, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery)
Harvard Medical School
Attending Neurosurgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
  Director, Cranial Base Center  
  Curriculum vitae | Recent Publications  
Patient Care & Appointments: Phone: 617-724-8772 Fax: 617-726-3365
Physician Referral: MGH Neurosurgery Referral System

Clinical Background:

MD Degree: Harvard Medical School 1985
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital - Neurosurgery 1992
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Microvascular and Skull Base Surgery 1993
  University of California San Francisco Medical Center - Neuro-oncology 1995
Clinical Office:

Brain Tumor Center / Neuro-Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St, Yawkey 9E
Boston, MA, 02114
Mailstop: Y9E

Phone: 617-724-8772
Facsimile: 617-726-3365

Clinical Interests:

Benign and Malignant Brain Tumors, Microvascular Decompression, Stereotactic Radiosurgery.

Surgical Interests:

Neuro-oncology (surgery for benign and malignant brain tumors).
Surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and other cranial nerve problems.
Cranial (Skull) Base surgery


Neuro-oncology Fellowship: Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California San Francisco

Fellowship in Microvascular Decompression of the Cranial Nerve and Skull Base Neurosurgery: Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Research Interests:
  • Molecular Neuro-oncology
  • Clinical trial design and statistical methodology in neurosurgery
  • History of Neurosurgery

  • Selected Publication:
    [Publications via PubMed]
  • MGH / Harvard Neurosurgical Service
  • Brain Tumor Center at MGH
  • Research @ MGH Neurosurgery
  • MGH Neurosurgery Alumni
  • Brain Tumor Research Center
  • History of Neurosurgery at MGH
  • Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
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