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Dr. Peter Barra, MD

Dr. Peter Barra, MD

Age 78 Geriatric Medicine M
(7) 7 reviews

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(718) 804-5004

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Show number (718) 631-0500

Dr. Peter Barra, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Bayside, NY. Dr. Barra completed a residency at VA Hospital. He currently practices at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Barra is board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine.


New Patient? (718) 804-5004
  1. NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens

    1. 1
      NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens Bayside Primary Care
      4402 Francis Lewis Blvd Ste A, Bayside, NY 11361 Call
      Existing Patients: (718) 631-0500
      New Patients:
      (718) 804-5004




  • VA Hospital, Fellowship Hospital — 1975
  • VA Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1975
  • Jamaica Hospital, Fellowship Hospital — 1973
  • Jamaica Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1973
  • Flushing Hosp & Med Ctr, Internship Hospital — 1971
  • Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia, Medical School — 1970

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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I have been Dr. Barra's patient for over 35 years. He is the same physician he always was. He's professional, compassionate, understanding man and an amazing diagnostician. I have never seen anything like it...he looks at a simple blood test and knows what's wrong almost immediately. Some might say its experience. But, the man is a gifted, born physician, 2nd generation and he could do nothing but continue a tradition that obviously was a Godsend and help patients needing not only medical care, but, a kind and understanding word, endless patience & empathy. I was taken to Dr. Barra when I was sick, I had had 106+ fever. He knew immediately I had viral pneumonia and not the bacterial pneumonia I had been previously been diagnosed and treated for. I left my previous doctor's care and have been Dr. Barra's patient ever since. They do not make physicians like this anymore...he's truly an amazing man and my entire family loves him like I do. He's family to us. Thanks so much, Dr. B!
Ametrina — Mar 30, 2021
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  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens

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Call (718) 509-6518 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (718) 631-0500 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Dr. Barra frequently treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome, Enteritis, and Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload.