Dr. Nichole Barker, DO, relocated to the Seattle area from Ohio to join the Seattle Reproductive Medicine team in August 2012.
Dr. Barker has special interests in assisted reproductive techniques, polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent pregnancy loss, fibroids, as well as received extensive post-graduate training in minimally invasive and robotic surgery to enhance reproductive outcomes.
Dr. Barker was a magna cum laude graduate from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio, with a degree in chemistry, followed by medical school at Ohio University. She completed both OB/GYN residency and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility fellowship training at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, where she also served as executive chief resident and clinical instructor for Case Western Reserve University.
She was the recipient of several awards during her training including the Wulf H. Utian Award for Surgical Excellence, Resident for Special Endoscopic Procedures, as well as the Bayer Health Care Best Teaching Junior Resident Award. She has published in several journals on topics including fibroids, endometriosis, and minimally invasive surgery and robotics, as well as presented at national meetings on ovulation induction, fibroids, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and shared oocyte donation. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Barker is dedicated to helping patients achieve their family building goals by working closely with them to individualize care and moving at the pace they feel the most comfortable.