James T. Barker. M.D.

Dr. Barker completed his MD degree at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia. He completed his residency at University of Virginia where he served as chief resident in psychiatry. He is dual trained in psychiatry and internal medicine. Dr. Barker is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and joined Hickory Psychiatric Center in 2004.

Dr. Barker was the first Principal Investigator for New Hope in 2009 and helped develop our standing in Psychiatry. Dr. Barker is one of the most top rated Psychiatrist in the region and continues to be an investigator and is well known in the industry as a leader.