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

Pulmonologist
Scott & White Healthcare

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


    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