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Patient Focused Care

Buchanan General Hospital will be the primary provider of health care services for our community by utilizing both primary and affiliated services. BGH will provide those services by ensuring value through highly competent staff, certification, state of the art equipment and a culture of safety.

BGH Employment

Buchanan General Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to the people of Buchanan County and the surrounding counties in Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia. The 134-bed hospital is staffed with skilled physicians of various specialties, and employs over 300 dedicated support staff.

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Frederick Barker, M.D.

Consulting Physicians



2216 West Cumberland Road
Bluefield, VA 24605


West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1981


General Surgery Internship at Bridgeport Hospital from 07/1981 to 06/1982


General Surgery Resident at Bridgeport Hospital from 07/1982 to 06/1986


American Board of Surgery