Anna A. Bar M.D.

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Faculty profile

Assistant Professor of Dermatology School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (960 Ratings, 391 Comments)

Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Dermatology
  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Cosmetic and Laser Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery

Education

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York New York United States 2001
  • Internship:

    • Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, 2002
  • Residency:

    • Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2005
  • Fellowship:

    • Mohs chemosurgery and advanced cosmetic dermatologic surgery, California Skin Institute, Mountain View, CA, 2006
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Dermatology, 2005, 2014
    • American College of Mohs Surgery, 2006

Biography

Dr. Bar is an assistant professor of dermatology and co-director of Mohs micrographic surgery. Dr. Bar is the director of the fellowship program in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology, and has trained fellows since 2006 in this advanced technique. Dr. Bar specializes in skin cancer surgery, including Mohs micrographic surgery and the subsequent reconstruction. She also has advanced training in laser and cosmetic surgery, fillers, and scar revision.

Dr. Bar received her medical degree from New York University medical school, followed by an internal medicine internship at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital. After completing dermatology training at OHSU, she pursued additional fellowship subspecialty training in Mohs surgery and cosmetic and laser surgery at the California Skin Institute. Dr. Bar has lectured and taught courses for physicians at the national meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. She has authored book chapters and articles about skin cancer and cosmetic dermatology. She regularly instructs other doctors, residents and medical students in skin cancer surgery.

Dr. Bar enjoys spending time with her husband, who is also a dermatologist, and her daughters. She likes golfing, snowboarding, and beach volleyball.

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Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Women's Dermatological Society
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Oregon Dermatologic Society
  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (960 Ratings, 391 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Aug 04, 2019

    Hi, I came to Oasis U for Anna Bar. She was the draw, not OHSU specifically. She's great. Thank you.

  • Aug 03, 2019

    Their knowledge and experience are immaculate - Thank you all

  • Aug 02, 2019

    Great experience, thorough, confident, succinct and good group, prepared me for what the process was and for the after care. Thank you very much, bye.

  • Aug 02, 2019

    It was a long day. They treated me very well. They would seem very concerned about my welfare and about my daughter was sitting in the waiting room. They kept asking about her waiting, and I thought I was treated very well. It did seem like a long day, but I guess that was necessary. I would I was very happy with it. Yes. Thank you.

  • Aug 01, 2019

    Excellent the nurses were sensitive and well trained, the Doctor was personable and very efficient

  • Aug 01, 2019

    This surgeon was very efficient and explain to me what she's doing, answered questions and had a very kind and supportive appearance with patients. And I really appreciate the good job that she did also, the resident who did the last stitching was very very kind very gentle, and I thought I had a wonderful demeanor as well. Thanks.

  • Jul 31, 2019

    My 90 year old mother had to have Mohs surgery on her scalp. The entire team was very professional and compassionate.They made a difficult situation the very best it could possibly be.

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Prompt, friendly, competent service.

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Everything went very well, people were very pleasant and answered all my questions.

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Always professional and Doctor and staff kept me informed during the entire procedure. Thanks to all who I came in contact with.

  • Jul 27, 2019

    Very professional and friendly.

  • Jul 27, 2019

    Dr. Bar was kind and competent as she told me what to expect. The staff in the clinic and at the reception desk were friendly and helpful. I appreciated the recliner chair in the waiting room and the coffee and snacks. The view of the garden and the city is beautiful. First class facilities!

  • Jul 27, 2019

    It is always a pleasure to be attended by this super competent doctor. She is careful to ensure my safety and comfort during the surgery. She is caring and pleasant.

  • Jul 26, 2019

    She was calming, professional, responsive and courteous. Couldn't have asked for anyone better. And the staff assisting her were all wonderful.

  • Jul 26, 2019

    Prompt, precise, informative, and comforting.

  • Jul 26, 2019

    very professional

  • Jul 25, 2019

    It was very good

  • Jul 24, 2019

    Very friendly and eager to help me get through this procedure.

  • Jul 22, 2019

    Well, I was completely satisfied. The work was done well and slowly with attention to detail. I know have a scar on my face that is barely visible and I know of course that it's really too soon to tell, but that's all. I've ... This is not my first time at OHSU for most operations. It's my third or fourth time I think. That's all.

  • Jul 20, 2019

    Timely and efficient service

  • Jul 20, 2019

    Dr. Bar and all of those who assisted her in my care and treatment were superb in every way. They were courteous, thoughtful, gracious prompt, very kind and highly skilled and professional. Everyone with whom I had contact introduced themselves both by name and their job title or area of responsibility. Every step of the way they let me know in advance what to expect and answered all of my questions thoroughly and used verbiage I could understand. I truly appreciate and respect their professionalism and compassion.

  • Jul 19, 2019

    Very pleasant and professional!

  • Jul 19, 2019

    Dr Barr and her team are technically competent and patient-centered,explain what they're doing and why, and get great results. In my opinion as a retired University administrator, Dr. Barr should be promoted to Associate Professor pronto.

  • Jul 13, 2019

    Very helpful

  • Jul 13, 2019

    I was very impressed with the professionalism of all the staff. Thank you very much.

  • Jul 12, 2019

    Very professional. Kind and fast. Liked the teaching situation so I could learn what was happening

  • Jul 12, 2019

    Knowledgeable, friendly and efficient.

  • Jul 12, 2019

    Excellent intelligent care and taking all the time necessary to answer patients question.

  • Jul 11, 2019

    Dr and staff are great. Her appointments are so far out it is almost ridiculous.

  • Jul 10, 2019

    Everyone was friendly and it seemed like a great team!

  • Jul 10, 2019

    I felt when I went in that I was important to the group and everything was taken care of, everything was explained. So I felt confident with everything with the procedure.

  • Jul 07, 2019

    Doctor and her whole team are excellent.

  • Jul 06, 2019

    Professional, caring, thorough.

  • Jul 04, 2019

    Great care

  • Jul 04, 2019

    Very professional and great patient care.

  • Jul 01, 2019

    She was absolutely wonderful and all of the crew was great and I felt very comfortable with all of the treatment and would be very likely to come again if I need her. I think she's a wonderful doctor and OHSU is very, very kind and everyone there made you feel very good about while they were working on you.

  • Jun 29, 2019

    Yes, I was familiar with the ... the surgeon and I found her extremely, well, thorough. I ... I worked with her once before with Kaiser and I always looked for her. I was glad to find her at OHSU. I think she's one of the most thorough and the staff was excellent, the stitching ,the anesthetizing the area and the ... the way they treated me, I found it all very professional and it was a very good place.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    This was a cheerful experience even though I was quite frightened. Anna Bar and her staff our friendly upbeat and everything went extremely well on a timely basis. I highly recommend this service with Anna Bar and thank you very much. Bye. Bye.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Very easy to get to. Very comfortable atmosphere. Very very professional staff and doctors and friendly and make you feel at ease.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    From out of town and my provider Dr. Bar was wonderful. She was very attentive, talented, kind and her follow up is excellent. I really felt like I got good care.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Dr. Bar was excellent. Very professional, had a great sense of humor, made me feel very at ease, her crew of nurses were extremely good, too. They all had great personalities, made me feel very comfortable and relaxed and the whole affair went so smooth and I really thank you all.

  • Jun 26, 2019

    I ways pretty nervous in the beginning. Immediately everyone I detail with was fantastic.

  • Jun 26, 2019

    Efficient. Humorous.

  • Jun 26, 2019

    Everyone was very professional and friendly. Efficiency and kindness.

  • Jun 26, 2019

    The staff was amazing and made me feel incredibly comfortable before my operation and after.

  • Jun 25, 2019

    Nice, professional

  • Jun 24, 2019

    Did a great job

  • Jun 22, 2019

    Great staff friendly and personal

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Dr. Barr is very quick to listen to your needs and is quick to accommodate you with any needs you have. She is a good listener and works quickly with confidence. I’ve had many Mohs surgeries that she has done and I always request her!

  • Jun 21, 2019

    The medical providers were awesome. Extremely professional and friendly. They really seemed to care about me as a person not just a patient.