Dr. Kirk Barber MD FRCPC
Dr. Barber is a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Dermatology) and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary.
Dr Barber is the Editor - in - Chief of the Canadian Dermatology Association’s official publication – The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery (JCMS).
Dr. Barber has been the Principal Investigator in over 125 clinical research trials studying the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, alopecia, and vitiligo. The research program is an active part of his practice.
Dr. Barber is past president of the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) and the Alberta Society of Dermatology.
Dr. Barber received the CDA Presidents Cup Award for contributions to the CDA.
Dr. Barber was the Chair of Provincial Research Ethics Boards for 15 years.
Dr. Barber was a Governor of the Alberta Foundation for Medical Research.
"There are very few skin diseases he has not seen and everyday he is interested and excited by the patients who seek his help. You can listen to Dr Barber as he hosts a twice monthly podcast" – JCMS Author
More About Dr. Barber
Dr Barber is the Founder and Medical Director of Calgary Dermatology. Calgary Dermatology is medically focused and does not offer or sell cosmetic products or aesthetic procedures. Medical Dermatology is the diagnosis and treatment of skin disease that is either inflammatory like eczema or psoriasis, autoimmune like alopecia and vitiligo, or cancerous like melanoma, squamous and basal cell cancer.
Dr Barber is a specialist physician who believes that being a doctor is not only a privilege but, more importantly, an obligation to provide the best possible care possible. This may take one short visit or multiple visits over time, but regardless of the treatment time, his main goal is to improve your health.
Dr. Barber understands that there is a current health care crisis in finding a family doctor and if you are one of those people affected by this, please contact the office and we will do our best to help you with any skin conditions that may be affecting you.
- Management of Acne: Canadian clinical practice guideline 2016
- Acne and Rosacea society of Canada
- British Guidelines: Acne vulgaris:management 2023
Skin Cancer Resources
Excessive Sweating Resources