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University Family Physicians

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Our healthcare providers pride themselves on their dedication to upholding the highest moral and ethical standards. As trusted providers of quality, efficient and comprehensive family medicine, we look forward to welcoming you as a patient.

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Barkley, Karl Lee, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.91 out of 5 | 186 reviews
Family Medicine | Family Medicine Sports Medicine
Novant Health University Family Physicians
(704) 510-8000
Ratings
4.91
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.93
Your confidence in this care provider
4.93
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.92
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.90
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.90
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.91
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.90
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.88
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.90
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Comments
Patient Comments 31 reviews
August 26, 2020
My last provider left Novant and I was concerned about finding a replacement. *Dr. Barkley has shown himself to be competent & a good replacement.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

August 23, 2020
Dr. Barkley is an amazing doctor. he really cares for his patients and is genuinely concerned for them.
-Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

August 19, 2020
Dr Karl Barkley has been my primary care provider for over 20 years. I do not believe that I could ever find a better one !!!
-Patient in GASTONIA, NC

August 17, 2020
I can't begin to imagine what the last months have been like for him but there has been no change in his professionalism since before the pandemic
-Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

July 29, 2020
Dr Barkley, unlike other physicians we've been to, listens to our whining with so much patience and understanding. he addresses our concerns excellently and we always leave his practice feeling soothed and cared for.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC



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Practice locations
Novant Health University Family Physicians
(704) 510-8000


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Education


Medical School:
Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest Univ
(1986)

Residency:
Carolinas Medical Center 1990

Fellowship:
Hughston Clinic, P.C. 1991

Board Certifications:
Family Med/Sports Medicine
Family Medicine


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Dr. Karl Barkley approaches every patient visit as an opportunity to build trust. He listens closely to patients’ concerns and encourages working together to create the best plan for wellness. He especially enjoys family medicine because he can help many different types of people. Married with three grown children, Dr. Barkley likes watching sports, cycling, golf, sailing sunfish sailboats and spending time with family. He also works as a team physician for Davidson College athletics.

Gender: Male




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