Dr. Donald ‘Skip’ Barber, M.D.



  Education: University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Doctorate of Medicine (1978)

  Internship: University of California, Irvine Affiliated Hospitals, Los Angeles (1978-80)

  Residency: Internal Medicine, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles



  Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine

  Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners

Awards & Recognitions

  Trustee Scholar, University of Southern California

  Phi Beta Kappa, University of Southern California

  Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

  Best Doctors® in America, 1998-2002, 2007-2010, 2013, 2015

  Best Primary Doctors in America, Town & Country magazine, 2000

  Excellence of Research Award, American Medical Student Association, University of Texas

Medical Branch Research Forum, 1976

  Top Doctors, Internal Medicine Category, Pasadena Magazine, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional Society Memberships

  American College of Physicians

Hospital Affiliations

  USC Verdugo Hills Hospital


Dr. Barber is one of the founders of Verdugo Internal Medicine and is currently president of the group. Centering his practice on providing state-of-the-art primary care to his patients, his goal is to develop close personal relationships with them based on mutual respect, compassion, and collaboration. By listening to his patients and focusing on their unique needs, Dr. Barber is able to partner with them in making informed healthcare decisions that optimize their quality of life.