Dr.Joseph Barker

Meet Dr. Barker

  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Specialty Certification in Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder, Hip, & Knee Arthroscopy Specialist
  • Team Physician for Carolina Hurricanes, NC State University, & Broughton High School
  • Published over 25 scientific articles on treatment of Shoulder, Hip, and Knee conditions

In The News

  • September 2021

    Dr. Barker Becomes the First Surgeon In NC to use new technology for Rotator Cuff Surgery

    Raleigh Orthopaedic is excited to announce that Dr. Joseph Barker, a Raleigh Orthopaedic sports medicine physician

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  • October 2020

    Dr. Joseph Barker Featured in Washington Post article on the Treatment of Cartilage Injuries in the Knee.

    Matt Oates, 41, ran competitive track and cross-country in high school and college, then kept on running.

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  • April 2020

    Dr. Joseph Barker Selected to Lead National Hip Arthroscopy Webinar

    Joseph U. Barker, MD of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic was selected to give a national talk on hip arthroscopy to sports medicine fellows around the country.

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  • April 2019

    Dr. Joseph Barker Selected Faculty Member for Advanced Hip Arthroscopy Course

    Joseph U. Barker, MD of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic was selected to be a faculty member, speaker, and a laboratory instructor at a national hip arthroscopy course sponsored by Stryker Corporation in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • Dr. Barker is phenomenal! He is a skilled, thorough surgeon with an exceptional bedside manner. He really cares about the whole person. His staff are great to work with and helpful. Definitely will go back and see him if I ever need any other ortho surgeries!

    ~ K.B. Know More
  • The sign of a talented surgeon is post-op pain and suture healing. I have had many surgeries over the past five years, and Dr. Barker did a great job. Manageable pain and beautifully healing sutures. We are fortunate to have him here in the triangle.

    ~ J.G. Know More
  • Dr. Barker performed my Rotator Cuff Surgery with excellent success. He is very cordial, knowledgeable and skillful. I would highly recommend him and give him a perfect score of 10. Thank you Dr.Barker.

    ~ W.B. Know More
  • I had recently torn the labrum in my hip over a year ago from running and have been running in pain since then. Dr. Barker was excellent in diagnosing and educating about the injury. I had surgery to fix the problem, surgery went well, very little pain, excellent rehab and back to running three months post op.

    ~ E.A. Know More