Donald W. Barber, MD

Internal Medicine
1809 Verdugo Boulevard Suite 200
Glendale, CA 91208 Get Directions
Donald W. Barber, MD

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Annual Membership Fee

575.00 every 3 months
1,150.00 every 6 months
2,300.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

The goal of my practice is to provide state-of-the-art primary care to optimize the quality of life for my patients and minimize the impact of disease, aging and suffering. The goal is getting things accomplished in an atmosphere of mutual respect, understanding, compassion, collaboration and professionalism.
I believe that the practice of medicine is an opportunity for me to use my gifts, talents and passions to partner with my patients, listen to them, understand their unique needs and come to know them as intimately as possible. Having developed close and personal relationships with my patients, and through the use of my acquired knowledge and experience as a physician, I am able and work side-by-side with my patients to achieve the best possible outcomes for their wellness.

Dr. Barber's Credentials

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Los Angeles County/U.S.C. Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Internal Medicine 1980-1981

University of California, Irvine Affiliated Hospitals
Los Angeles, CA
Internal Medicine 1978-1980

Medical School:
University of Southern California, School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Doctorate of Medicine 1978

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Biology Major, accepted to Medical School after three years of undergraduate training 1971-1974

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Verdugo Hills Hospital 1982-present
Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2000-2024
Trustee Scholar, University of Southern California
Phi Beta Kappa, University of Southern California
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Excellence of Research Award, American Medical Student Association, University of Texas Medical Branch Research Forum 1976
Best Doctors® in America 1998-2002, 2007-2010
Best Primary Doctors in America, Town and Country magazine 2000
Hollywood's Top Doctors, The Hollywood Reporter 2014
American College of Physicians 1979-present

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Testimonials from patients of Dr. Barber

from Krishna in CA March 15, 2020 for Donald W. Barber, MD

I have been a patient of Dr. Barber for nearly 20 years! I am now 82 years old. I feel that he understands me well and he is in tune with my health! I had an health episode 18 months ago or so. Suddenly I lost 10 pounds of my weight in two weeks!! I was alarmed and scared. I had no other problems and Dr. Barber was on his summer vacation and had asked me to get a blood test before he returned… See more

from Craig in CA March 13, 2020 for Donald W. Barber, MD

I've been lucky enough to be in relatively good health, but Dr. Barber is a big part of that. He's always been there for me, year after year.

Do I give him grief about those prostate exams? You bet.

I love the guy anyway.

Thank you for being you, Skip.

from Gayle in CA March 11, 2020 for Donald W. Barber, MD

Dr. Barber is very thorough in his physical examinations whether during the yearly evaluation or an office visit!! He has amazing critical thinking skills and I do believe saved my husband from a heart attack in the near future. Dr. Barber noted his Calcium score from many years ago, and felt to be proactive to repeat it, which our previous PCP for 20 years had not done. Had it not been for… See more

from Jeff in CA February 28, 2020 for Donald W. Barber, MD

He always responds immediately either by phone or email . Having his email to ask a question is a great comfort!

from Sandra in CA March 27, 2018 for Donald W. Barber, MD

Thank you Dr. Barber and your entire staff for creating a wonderful health care experience for me. Whenever I have an illness I always get the support and kindness to help me get back on the road to recovery. I am blessed to have you all as part of my overall well being system and I am grateful for your knowledge and medical expertise whenever I need it.

from Lovena in CA March 26, 2018 for Donald W. Barber, MD

My husband, Harold, and I appreciate Dr. Barber's caring and thoughtful attention to our medical concerns. We trust and rely on his opinions. We've come to care about him also, and wouldn't want any other doctor. Besides being a very good physician, he is a good family man, and we appreciate that. We love Barbie too.

Don't go anywhere, Dr. Barber, we need you.

from Helen in CA February 28, 2018 for Donald W. Barber, MD

Dear Dr. Barber , It is with pleasure that I have the opportunity to thank you for the many hours you have given to me over the years. you have advanced your practice by giving each patient the time and consideration they need. I especially want to say Thank you for always calling me in person to give a test result or to discuss any problems. I really doubt that i would be alive today had I… See more