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Clyde F. Barker, MD

Clyde F. Barker, MD Physician

Professor of Surgery

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About Dr. Clyde F. Barker

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2004, 2005, 2006 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1965

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Aortic Ectasia
  • Acquired Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Artery of Neck
  • Aneurysm of Descending Aorta
  • Aneurysm of Leg Artery
  • Aneurysm of Renal Artery
  • Aneurysm of Splenic Artery
  • Aneurysm of Subclavian Artery
  • Aneurysm of Visceral Artery
  • Aneurysm Upper Extremity Artery
  • Aneurysms
  • Angiography
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Arch Aneurysm
  • Aortic Atresia
  • Aortic Bifurcation Syndrome
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Aortic Ulcer
  • Aortofemoral Shunt
  • Aortoiliac Obstruction
  • Arterial Biopsy
  • Arterial Embolism
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Bypass
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Graft
  • Arteriovenous Graft Occlusion
  • Atheroembolism of Lower Extremities
  • Atheroembolism of Upper Extremities
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Atherosclerosis of Renal Artery
  • Atherosclerosis of the Extremities
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Below the Knee Amputation
  • Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
  • Cadaveric Transplant
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome
  • Cervical Rib Resection
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Post Renal Transplant
  • Claudication
  • Common Femoral Thromboendarterectomy
  • Complex Thoracoabdominal Aortic Disease
  • Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Dialysis Access
  • Dissecting Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Dissection of Aorta
  • Embolectomy
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endarterectomy of Abdominal Artery
  • Endarterectomy of Lower Limb Artery
  • Endarterectomy of Upper Limb Artery
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Atherectomy
  • Endovascular Celiac Artery Surgery
  • Endovascular Femoral Artery Surgery
  • Endovascular Iliac Artery Surgery
  • Endovascular Laser Atherectomy
  • Endovascular Stent Grafts
  • Endovascular Superior Mesenteric Artery Surgery
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Familial Aneurysmal Disease
  • Femoral Artery Angioplasty
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Gangrene
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome)
  • Hyperplasia of Renal Artery
  • Hyperplasia of Renal Vein
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Iliac Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Iliac Artery Endofibrosis
  • Iliac Artery Stenosis
  • Ilioiliac Artery Bypass Graft
  • Infected Graft Surgery
  • Interruption of Vena Cava
  • Intestinal Artery Disease
  • IVC Occlusion
  • Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Kidney Transplant Malfunction
  • Kidney Transplant Rejection
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Kidney, Pancreas and Liver Transplant
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Leriche Syndrome
  • Ligation of Internal Jugular Vein
  • Liver and Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Lower Extremity Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Arterial Reconstruction
  • Lower Extremity Bypass
  • May-Thurner Syndrome
  • Mesenteric Artery Disease
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Mesenteric Open Bypass
  • Mesenteric Vascular Disease
  • Multi-Organ Transplant
  • Open Aortic Surgery
  • Organ Donation
  • Pediatric Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Popliteal Artery Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
  • Postphlebitic Syndrome
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Removal of Infected Abdominal Graft
  • Removal of Infected Neck Graft
  • Removal of Transplanted or Rejected Kidney
  • Renal Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Renal Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Renal Artery Dysplasia
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Repair of Axial Brachial Aneurysm
  • Repair of Blood Vessel of Leg
  • Repair of Carotid-Subclavian Aneurysm
  • Repair of Intraabdominal Blood Vessel
  • Repair of Neck Blood Vessel
  • Repair of Popliteal Artery
  • Repair of Vertebral Artery
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saddle Embolus
  • Saphenous Vein Ligation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Sclerotherapy for Spider Veins
  • SMA Stenosis
  • Splenic Artery Repair
  • Stenosis Vascular Graft
  • Stricture of Artery
  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome
  • Subclavian Stenosis
  • Superficial Phlebitis
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenosis
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Telangiectasia (Spider Veins)
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
  • Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Ectasia
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thrombotic Disorders
  • Toe Amputation
  • Transplant Evaluation
  • Unna Boot
  • Upper Extremity Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Valvuloplasty of Femoral Vein
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Access Surgery
  • Vascular Anomaly
  • Vascular Disorders of Kidney
  • Vascular Insufficiency of the Intestine
  • Vascular Laser
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vein Ligation
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Disease
  • Vertebral Transposition
  • Visceral Malformation
  • VNUS Closure
  • Wound Medication
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Alpha Omega Alpha (Honorary), American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for the History of Medicine, American Association of Clinical Histocompatibility Testing, American College of Surgeons, American Diabetes Association, American Federation for Clinical Research, American Heart Association, American Medical Association, American Pancreatic Study Group, American Philosophical Society, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Surgical Association, Association for Academic Surgery, Association of American Medical Colleges, Association of American Physicians, Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Surgical Society (Honorary), Charaka Club, Charaka Club, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Eastern Vascular Society, End Stage Renal Disease Network of Eastern Pennsylvania, Greater Delaware Valley Society of Transplant Surgeons, Greater Delaware Valley Vascular Society, Halsted Society, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, International Cardiovascular Society, International Federation of Surgical Colleges, International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, International Society for Islet and Pancreatic Transplantation, International Surgical Group, International Xenotransplantation Association, John Morgan Society, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Kidney Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (Board of Directors), Los Angeles Surgical Society (Honorary), National Diabetes Research Interchange, Pancreas Club, Pan-Pacific Surgical Association, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Philadelphia County Medical Society, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Honorary), Royal College of Surgeons of England, (Honorary), Sigma XI, Societe Internationale De Chirurgie, Society for Vascular Surgery, Society of Clinical Surgery, Society of Graduate Surgeons of Los Angeles County/USC (Honorary), Society of University Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Southern Surgical Association, Surgical Biology Club II, Surgical Infection Society, The American Association for Vascular Surgery, The Medical Club, The Pennsylvania Society, The Sunday Morning Breakfast Club, The Surgeons’ Travel Club, The Wistar Association, Transplantation Society, United Network for Organ Sharing, Wake Forest/Bowman Gray Surgical Alumni Society (Honorary),

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Barker is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Barker, C.F: Moments in Surgery, Dr. Jonathan E.Rhoads, 1907-2002 Surgery : 133-134,2003.

Markmann, J.F., Deng, S.A., Huang, X, Naji, A., Desai, N.M., Velidedeoglu, E.H., Lui, C, Frank, A., Markmann, E., Palanjian, M., Brayman, K.L., Wolf, B., Bell, E., Vitamaniuk, M., Doliba, N., Matschinsky, F., Barker, C.F. and Naji, A: Insulin Independence Following Isolated Islet Transplantation and Single Islet Infusions. Annals of Surgery 237 : 741-750,2003.

Markmann, J.F., Rosen, M., Siegelman, E.S., Soulen, M.C., Deng, S., Barker, C.F. and Naji, A: Magnetic Resonance – Defined Periportal Steatosis Following Intraportal Islet Transplantation. A Functional Footprint of Islet Graft Survival? Diabetes. 52 : 1591-1594,2003.

Markmann, J.F., Deng, S., Desai, N.M., Xiaolun, H., Velidedeoglu, E., Frank, A., Liu, C., Brayman, K.L., Lian, M.M., Wolf, B., Bell, E., Vitamaniuk, M., Doliba, N., Matschinsky, F., Markmann, E., Barker, C.F., and Naji, A: The Use of Non-Heart Betaing Donors For Isolated Pancreatic Islet Transplantation. 75 : 1423-1429,2003.

Carpenter, J.P., Baum, R.A., Barker, C.F., Golden, M.A., Velazquez, O.C., Mitchell, M.E. and Fairman, R.M: Durability of Benefits of Endovascular vs. Conventional Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. J. of Vasc. Surg. 35 : 222-228,2002.

Fairman, R.M., Carpenter, J.P., Baum, R.A., Larson, R.A., Golden, M.A., Barker, C.F., Mitchell, M.E. and Velazquez, O.C: Potential Impact of Therapeutic Warfarin Treatment on Type II Endoleaks and Sac Shrinkage Rates on Midterm Follow-up Examination. J. of Vasc. Surg. 35 : 679-95,2002.

Levy, M.M., Ketchum, R.J., Tomaszewski, J.E., Naji, A., Barker, C.F. and Brayman, K.L: Intrathymic Islet Transplantation in the Canine: I. Histological and Functional Evidence of Autologous Intrathymic Islet Engraftment and Survival in Pancreatectomized Recipients. Transplantation. 73 : 842-852,2002.

Barker, C.F: Memoirs of Dr. Jonathan E. Rhoads. Annals of Surgery 235 : 740-744,2002.

Velidedeoglu, E., Williams, N., Brayman, K.L., Desai, N.M., Campos, L., Palanjian, M., Wocjik, M., Bloom, R., Grossman, R.A., Mange, K., Barker, C.F., Naji A. and Markmann, J.F.: Comparison of Open Laparoscopic and Hand-Assisted Approaches to Live-Donor Nephrectomy. Transplantation. 74 : 169-172,2002.

Greeley, S.A., Katsumata, M., Yu, L., Eisenbarth, G.S., Moore, D.J., Goodarzi, H., Barker, C.F., Naji, A. and Noorchashm, H: Elimination of Maternally-Transmitted Autoantibodies Prevents Diabetes in Non-Obese Diabetic Mice. Nature Medicine 8 : 399-402,2002.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
Division of Transplant and Vascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street - 4 Silverstein

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-2027

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