Philip Barr has practiced medicine in a variety of settings over his many years in the field. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he earned his M.D. at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he researched the benefits of meditation. He went on to earn his specialty boards in Internal Medicine following residency at University of Massachusetts affiliated hospitals.
Dr. Barr’s interest in consciousness work led him to a medical research and clinical fellowship in the Mind/Body Medicine Division at Harvard. After many years of seeking integrative medicine in clinical settings, Philip broadened his educational base to include an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology with an Emphasis in Consciousness, Health, and Healing at the University of Santa Monica. Philip is on the editorial board of Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal. In 2012, he became board- certified by the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.
Dr Barr’s diverse experience has spanned the private sector and public health/Native American settings, from Hospitalist to concierge integrative medicine. He also served as a Medical Director of Boulder Community Hospital. and as Clinical Director of the California Health and Longevity Institute. Philip has held faculty positions, including University of Santa Monica’s Consciousness, Health, and Healing Program. Dr. Barr’s favorite intervention is replacing pharmaceutical options with nutritional medicine as part of his whole person approach and coordinating disciplines to create an integrated team.