Alan F. Barker, M.D.

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Pulmonary Medicine
Special Interests:
Alpha-One Antitrypsin deficiency research, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Interstitial Lung Disease, LAM
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Dr. Barker joined the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care in 1976. Dr. Barker currently serves as the medical director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory at OHSU. His special interests are in COPD, bronchiectasis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, and alpha-one antitrypsin deficiency research, in which he is currently overseeing clinical trials. He received his medical degree in 1970 from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, and his Pulmonary Medicine fellowship at the University of California in San Diego

Dr. Barker has been recognized as a regional and national expert on AAT deficiency and in the treatment of patients with AAT deficiency with augmentation therapy and has published numerous journal articles on the subject. In addition, Dr. Barker is also recognized as an expert on bronchiectasis and is involved in trials of aerosol antibiotics to reduce the bacterial burden in airways of patients with bronchiectasis. He is the Principal Investigator at OHSU for clinical and research centers in bronchiectasis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, and AAT deficiency.

Professional Education

  • Degree:
    B.A., Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1966
  • Residency:
    Internal Medicine,University of Washington, Seattle, 1973
    Chief Resident, University of Washington Affilitated Hospitals, 1974
  • Fellowship:
    Pulmonary Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 1976
  • Certification:
    Internal Medicine, 1973; Pulmonary Medicine, 1976; Critical Care Medicine, 1989 (Recertification in 1999)

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503 494-1620

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Physicians Pavilion

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