Anna A. Bar M.D.

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Faculty profile

Associate Professor of Dermatology School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (1216 Ratings, 496 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 associate 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 (1216 Ratings, 496 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

  • Oct 15, 2019

    She was honest about the risks of doing laser and provided me with a safe alternative

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Excellent services and care.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Dr. Bar is an accomplished and innovative surgeon who also appears to be passionate about teaching the next generation of specialists.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    It was as pleasant as you could possibly make it.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Totally positive.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    It is just super!!

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Very good to work with, total professionals

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Dr Barr. and her staff were amazing!

  • Oct 14, 2019

    I really like Anna Bar and she does a great job and if she she wasn't there I wouldn't be going to get my Botox there.

  • Oct 06, 2019

    From the check in to the checkout everyone was professional, helpful, and kind. Really appreciate it. Thank you.

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Very professional, friendly, and informative.

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Dr. Bar and her supporting staff were very professional but also personable. Her relaxed style was comfortable and reassuring. She is a good one and you are lucky to have her.

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Dr Barr and her staff are always friendly, professional and they explain everything very well. They make sure you are comfortable. Dr Barr is truly an expert in her field and I plan on returning again to see her for treatment.

  • Sep 28, 2019

    She was very cordial. I felt very comfortable having her do the basal cell my back. I have used her before and would recommend her highly.

  • Sep 28, 2019

    I was happy with the providers and, and the staff members and I thank you very much.

  • Sep 27, 2019

    I didn't see much of Anna Barr, but everything seemed to go well.

  • Sep 27, 2019

    Very good.

  • Sep 27, 2019

    Efficiency /Friendly /Professional

  • Sep 26, 2019

    The procedure went very well. The fellow, under Dr. Barr's supervision, did an outstanding job of closure.

  • Sep 26, 2019

    She was kind, comforting and knowledgeable.

  • Sep 26, 2019

    Everyone was so kind!

  • Sep 26, 2019

    Dr barr was awesome! She is very down to earth and easy to visit with about the best care for my body.

  • Sep 26, 2019

    Very personable, competent, and professional.

  • Sep 25, 2019

    the procedure was successful and the professional were extremely pleasant and helpful. I would particularly commend Melita and the male attendent who worked with her. They were exceptional in their care and concern for my comfort.

  • Sep 25, 2019

    Great! Staff was great too! They were a little behind for my appointment but it was end of day so it was fine.

  • Sep 25, 2019

    Very nice, knowledgeable, patient, on time

  • Sep 25, 2019

    I was very satisfied with all the conversations that you had in the treatment that I got.

  • Sep 25, 2019

    I found the entire staff and system to be very patient oriented, and appreciated the profession of professionalism. Goodbye.

  • Sep 24, 2019

    She’s very thorough. I had complete confidence in her knowledge and skills.

  • Sep 21, 2019

    My experience was very professional. Very caring everyone there took very good care of me. I appreciate everything. Dr. Bar did she's an excellent physician, and I appreciate the recommendation to use her, and I would highly recommend her to anyone needing to have the surgery I had. I appreciate all the good care I had at the hospital and the good care from Dr. Bar. I highly, highly recommend her. Thank you.

  • Sep 20, 2019

    Excellent. Competent, friendly, respectful. The team made me feel relaxed.

  • Sep 19, 2019

    She was prompt, very welcoming, extremely knowledgeable and skilled. The entire team was excellent.

  • Sep 19, 2019

    I don't have any problem with the provider itself. What I have a problem with is the parking and the logistics to get to and from that source. I would....I really like the provider, but I wouldn't go there again, just because of the parking situation.

  • Sep 19, 2019

    The whole staff at OHSU was so friendly and helpful and caring yesterday during my surgery. They kept me informed and treated me like a person unlike past experiences. I've had it OHSU This was quite a welcome relief.

  • Sep 16, 2019

    Dr. Bar and her staff are amazing. They were ... They were very kind, they are extremely proficient at what they do and made sure that I was comfortable, and I just couldn't have been happier. I've been recovering very well from the surgery that they did as a team and I wanted to thank them all very much. Thank you.

  • Sep 14, 2019

    Excellent professional team

  • Sep 13, 2019

    Very friendly and professional

  • Sep 13, 2019

    Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly made me feel at ease, answered all of my questions, and it was a wonderful experience under the circumstances. Thank you.

  • Sep 12, 2019

    Very good experience

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Very professional and personable! Appreciate her kindness!

  • Sep 08, 2019

    Yes, Dr. Bar and the entire team that I worked with were kind, timely, supportive, and I believe the work was absolutely excellent. I had minimum pain, minimum discomfort, I knew exactly what I should be doing. I just felt very well taken care of. Thank you very much.

  • Sep 06, 2019

    It was a long day but it went quite well, the night until about 2:00am was pretty bad as I had a lot of pain, but then finally go to sleep and woke up at 5:00am without pain, now am just waiting to take bandage off!!

  • Sep 06, 2019

    Terrific

  • Sep 06, 2019

    Got me in fast. She was really friendly and kind. Her RN was amazing and really gentile too. I really appreciate their work.

  • Sep 05, 2019

    The experience was very positive. Staff & students were great. No complaints.

  • Sep 01, 2019

    Your doctor Anna Bar and personnel were very friendly to me. So we appreciate their job and thank you so much for everybody who participate in surgery and procedure - that's all.

  • Aug 31, 2019

    Very caring and professional team of doctors and nurses who took care of my skin cancer and sent me on my way.

  • Aug 31, 2019

    Very efficient and I feel I can always trust that she will do the best job.

  • Aug 30, 2019

    Really liked her, she did a good job. Only comment is the one that bandaged me up said nothing, and there was cotton stuck to my stitches. It was hard to get off. But as far as Anna Bar, she was amazing.

  • Aug 30, 2019

    Dr. Bar was prompt, professional and answered all of my questions.