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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Richard Barbers is specialized in pulmonology in Los Angeles, California and he is associated with Keck Medical Center of USC. He got his medical diploma from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He did a Transitional Year Internship at the University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center. After the internship, he did his residency program in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Richard Barbers also did two fellowships, one in pulmonary disease and one in allergy and immunology, both of them were completed at UCLA Medical Center. He is board certificated in allergy and immunology, internal medicine and pulmonary disease and has been practicing for more than 20 years.

  • Education & Training


    Georgetown University School of Medicine

    Medical School


    University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center



    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



    UCLA Medical Center Fellowship , Allergy and Immunology, UCLA Medical Center Fellowship , Pulmonary Disease


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Keck Hospital of USC - Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (323) 442-8500

    1500 San Pablo St

    Los Angeles, California 90033

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    USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (323) 865-3000

    1441 Eastlake Avenue

    Los Angeles, California 90033

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Richard Barbers has contributed to 3 publications.

    Lack of autophagy induces steroid-resistant airway inflammation.

    Suzuki, Y.,Maazi, H.,Sankaranarayanan, I.,Lam, J.,Khoo, B.,Soroosh, P.,Barbers, R. G.,James Ou, J. H.,Jung, J. U.,Akbari, O.; J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.. 2015 Nov 22.

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    Near fatal asthma: clinical and airway biopsy characteristics.

    Barbers, R. G.,Papanikolaou, I. C.,Koss, M. N.,Patel, A.,Katagihara, E.,Arenas, M.,Chan, K.,Azen, C. G.,Sharma, O. P.; Pulm Med. 2012 Mar 27.

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    Costs associated with asthma treatment.

    Barbers, R.; Curr Opin Pulm Med. 1998 Jan.

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    American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

    American College of Chest Physicians

    American Thoracic Society