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Dr. Carlos Barba, MD

Bariatric Surgery
3.8 (38)
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Carlos Barba, MD

Dr. Carlos Barba, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Harlingen, TX. 

Dr. Barba works at Carlos A. Barba, MD, PLLC in Harlingen, TX with other offices in Brownsville, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Abdominoplasty, Umbilical Hernia and Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Barba's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Carlos A. Barba, MD, PLLC
    5505 S Frontage Rd Ste 301, Harlingen, TX 78550 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 462-1638
  2. 2
    Carlos A. Barba, MD, PLLC
    800 W Jefferson St Ste 100, Brownsville, TX 78520 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 517-2305

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Valley Regional Medical Center
  • Harlingen Medical Center
  • Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
  • Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

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Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
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Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia Chevron Icon
Duodenal Polypectomy Chevron Icon
Excision of Stomach Tumor Chevron Icon
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
Gastrotomy Chevron Icon
Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
Hiatal Hernia Chevron Icon
Incisional Hernia Chevron Icon
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
Inguinal Hernia Chevron Icon
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open Chevron Icon
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Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) Chevron Icon
Rib Fracture Chevron Icon
Sleeve Gastrectomy Chevron Icon
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal Chevron Icon
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Wound Repair Chevron Icon
Abdominal Hernia Chevron Icon
Acid Reflux Surgery Chevron Icon
Anal and Rectal Cancer Chevron Icon
Anal or Rectal Pain Chevron Icon
Appendectomy, Open Chevron Icon
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair Chevron Icon
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) Chevron Icon
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System Chevron Icon
Bile Duct Procedure Chevron Icon
Biliary Dyskinesia Chevron Icon
Bone Marrow Biopsy Chevron Icon
Breast Cancer Chevron Icon
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Chevron Icon
Colon Cancer Chevron Icon
Colorectal Cancer Chevron Icon
Crohn's Disease Chevron Icon
Cyst Incision and Drainage Chevron Icon
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery Chevron Icon
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal Chevron Icon
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) Chevron Icon
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open) Chevron Icon
Esophageal Surgery Chevron Icon
Esophagogastroscopy Chevron Icon
Esophagomyotomy Chevron Icon
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Excision of Breast Tumor Chevron Icon
Excision of Rectal Tumor Chevron Icon
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Diseases Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open Chevron Icon
Gastrectomy Chevron Icon
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
Gastric Bypass Surgery Chevron Icon
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open Chevron Icon
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy Chevron Icon
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Chevron Icon
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Gynecologic Cancer Chevron Icon
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Hernia Chevron Icon
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Incision and Removal of Foreign Object Chevron Icon
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chevron Icon
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Intestinal Obstruction Chevron Icon
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) Chevron Icon
Ischemic Colitis Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
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Laparotomy Chevron Icon
Liver Cancer Chevron Icon
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Neuroendocrine Tumors Chevron Icon
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
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Pancreatic Cancer Chevron Icon
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
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Pediatric Obesity Chevron Icon
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection Chevron Icon
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Puncture Aspiration Chevron Icon
Pyloric Stenosis Chevron Icon
Pyloromyotomy Chevron Icon
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia Chevron Icon
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Chevron Icon
Secondary Malignancies Chevron Icon
Sphincterotomy Chevron Icon
Stomach Surgery Chevron Icon
Thoracentesis Chevron Icon
Thyroid Biopsy Chevron Icon
Thyroid Cancer Chevron Icon
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines Chevron Icon
Ventral Hernia Chevron Icon
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    • Aetna
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    • Cigna
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    3.8
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    Based on 38 ratings
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    Sep 24, 2022
    He was very thorough with explaining procedure. The powerpoint presentation he does with his patients is so helpful. It explains every detail about the surgery and what to expect! Excellent educator and doctor!
    DebPz — Sep 24, 2022
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    About Dr. Carlos Barba, MD

    Specialties
    • Bariatric Surgery
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1679581359
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania|University of Pennsylvania
    Internship

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Carlos Barba, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Barba is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Barba has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Barba has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Barba has seen patients for Abdominoplasty, Umbilical Hernia and Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Barba on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    38 patients have reviewed Dr. Barba. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Barba.

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