Meet The Doctor
Dr. Gary S. Barker attended Brandeis University in Massachusetts where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Following graduation, Dr. Barker was accepted into the University of Connecticut Dental School where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDS) degree.
After his dental graduation, he continued his post-doctoral education in a highly competitive General Practice Residency Program at the University of Maryland. There, he received training in all the dental specialties.
Dr. Gary S. Barker is the recipient of numerous academic awards, honors and achievements. He is exemplified by the numerous continuing education courses he takes throughout the year in various topics in general and cosmetic dentistry. He maintains memberships in The American Dental Association and The Academy of General Dentistry.
In 2006, Dr. Barker achieved a major professional milestone. He received a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (F.A.G.D.), a distinction achieved by less than 15% of dentists nationwide.
Dr. Barker’s experience has taught him that people who feel good about themselves interact positively with others. A positive self-image begins with a beautiful confident healthy smile. Dr. Barker is committed to providing the care and resources to maintain and optimize the oral health of his patients. He is committed to a process that educates, creates awareness and allows his team to advocate your health, confidence and trust for a lifetime of wellness.
Dr. Barker is keenly aware that in today’s rapidly changing medical and dental fields, continuing education and skill development are of upmost importance. He also recognizes that successful patient treatment is a combination of function and aesthetics. With this in mind Dr. Barker stays on the forefront of cosmetic and preventative dentistry through advanced continuing education. He has combined this knowledge with a state-of-the-art dental facility in Pasadena, MD in order to deliver the best dental treatment possible.
Dr. Gary S. Barker resides in Owings Mills, MD with his wife Ellen and their service dog Blue. In their spare time, they enjoy spending time with their three children: Morgan, Brett and Mitchell. They also enjoy weekends at their condo in Ocean City, MD and trying new restaurants.