Richard G. Barbers

Professor of Clinical Medicine Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program, Keck Hospital of USC
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Areas of treatment:

Asthma
Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Allergy
Clinical Immunology and Cough

Specialties:

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Language:

  • English

Richard G. Barbers, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program, Keck Hospital of USC

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

After teaching and practicing medicine at UCLA and the University of Massachusetts, Dr. Barbers joined the Keck School of Medicine faculty in 1990. Dr. Barbers’ teaching subjects include lung transplantation and asthma and he has published and lectured extensively in these areas.

Education:

Loyola College, Baltimore, B.S., 1971
Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, DC., 1975

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Los Angeles, CA, June 1975 - 1976

Residencies:

Cedars-Sinai/University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Los Angeles, CA, 1976 - 1978

Fellowships:

NRSA (NIH) Trainee, University of California (Clinical Immunology and Allergy), Los Angeles, CA, 1979 - 1981
NRSA (NIH) Trainee, University of California (Pulmonary Disease), Los Angeles, CA, 1981 - 1982

Certifications:

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Allergy and Immunology
Critical Care Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
American Academy of Allergy and Immunology
Trudeau Society of Los Angeles
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Los Angeles Chapter
Los Angeles County Medical Society
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Los Angeles Academy of Medicine
Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology
California Society of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Awards:

Tri-Beta Honor Society, Loyola College Chapter, Baltimore, MD, 1968
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, 1985
Fellow, American College of Allergy and Immunology, 1988
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1988
Fellow, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, 1990
Fellow, Los Angeles Academy of Medicine, 1993
America's Top Doctors, 2003 - 2007