James A. Barker, MD, CPE, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Pulmonologist

Director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine


Specialties
Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine


Patient Care Emphasis
Abnormal Chest X-Ray, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, COPD, Cough, Insomnia, Neuromuscular Weakness (Post-Polio Syndrome), Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sarcoidosis, Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea), Sleep Disorders


Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Critical Care Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pulmonary Disease
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine

  • Scott & White Appointment
    February 1, 2010


    Education
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, MD, 1980
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, BA with Honors, 1977

  • Specialty Training
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, University of Miami, FL, 1985-1987
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Kentucky, KY, 1981-1984
  • Advanced Training Program in Quality and Safety, Intermountain Health Care, 2011
  • Certified Physician Executive (CPE), ACPE Training, 2007-2012

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Professor of Medicine



    Awards and Honors
  • Editor in Chief: Yearbook of Pulmonary Disease, Elsevier Mosby, 2008-present
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation, 2007
  • University of Nebraska (Family Practice), Outstanding Teacher, 1994
  • Outstanding Fellow Award, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2010
  • Editor in Chief: Yearbook of Pulmonary Disease, Elsevier Mosby, 2008-present
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation, 2007
  • University of Nebraska (Family Practice), Outstanding Teacher, 1994
  • Chief Resident, University of Kentucky, KY, 1984-1985

  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • KOPPA Conference Co-Director and Planning committee
  • American College of Physician Executives

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish-Medical


    Interests/Hobbies
    Bicycling, reading novels, listening to folk and country music


    Locations


    Horseshoe Bay Specialty Clinic
    201 Bay West Blvd
    Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657
    830-598-5968
    Taylor Hospital
    305 Mallard Lane
    Taylor, TX 76574
    512-352-7611
    Temple Clinic
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    254-724-2150
    Temple Sleep Institute
    2401 S. 31st Street
    Temple, TX 76508
    254-724-4189
    Waco Pulmonary Clinic at Hillcrest
    50 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
    Waco, TX 76712
    254-297-0650

    Appointments