Physician-led group adds pain management services, specialist: 4 things to know

Summit Medical Group Arizona hired its first pain management specialist, the Glendale Independent reports.

Four highlights:

1. Ross Barker, DO, will lead Summit's new pain management services department, which was launched to further the group's goal of improving patients' quality of life.

2. The new department is based in Glendale. Summit also has locations in Phoenix, Goodyear, Sun City West and Avondale.

3. Dr. Barker graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. He then completed a residency at Tufts University School of Medicine and went on to complete his fellowship at Harvard Medical School, both in Boston.

4. Dr. Barker is dual-certified in anesthesiology and pain management.

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