King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Darren
Barker, APRN, to its team.
Barker joins general surgeons Kevin Miller, M.D., Roderick Tompkins, M.D.,
Timothy Wheeler, M.D., and advance practice providers Mathew Maze, APRN,
Lindsay Montgomery, PA, and Kim Short, APRN, at KDMS general surgery.
Prior to joining King’s Daughters, Barker was employed as a registered
nurse at St. Mary’s Medical Center, working in the electrophysiology
lab. Barker earned his master of science in nursing from Walden University,
Minneapolis, Minn., and his associates degree in nursing from Ashland
Community and Technical College. He is certified by the American Nurses
General surgery is the specialty that provides surgical care for diseases
and conditions affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, breast, skin, and
soft tissue, as well as the endocrine system. General surgeons also demonstrate
knowledge in surgical critical care, surgical oncology, and emergency
New patients are seen by referral only. KDMS Surgery locations and phone
numbers include 613 23rd St., Suite 420, Ashland, Ky. (606) 324-2606 and
2001 Scioto Trail, 2nd Floor, Portsmouth, Ohio (740) 353-0585.