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Jerry L. Barker Jr., M.D.

General Summary

Jerry Barker, Jr, M.D., specializes in adult radiation oncology. He is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Barker practices general adult radiation oncology but has particular interest in head & neck cancer, prostate cancer, brachytherapy, conformal/intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and palliative care.


Dr. Barker graduated from Abilene Christian University in 1993, and earned his M.D. at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas in 1997. His internship in internal medicine was completed at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas in 1998, and in 2002 he completed his residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. In 2003 Dr. Barker completed a fellowship in head & neck cancer radiation oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Medical Practice

Other Information

Dr. Barker is married to Sharon and has 2 children.

Accolades & Memberships

Dr. Barker is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, American College of Radiology, Texas Radiological Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Brachytherapy Society, Tarrant County Medical Society and the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. He was listed as a "Top Doc" in Fort Worth, Texas magazine in 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was recognized as a HealthCare Hero of 2012 by the Fort Worth Business Press.

Community Service

Research Interest


  • The effect of dental artifacts, contrast media, and experience on interobserver contouring variations in head and neck anatomy.

    American Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2007

  • Importance of patient examination to clinical quality assurance in head and neck radiation.

    Head Neck, 2006