David O. Barbe, MD, MHA
- Family Practice
AMA Affiliated Groups
- Former President, American Medical Association,
Dr. Barbe, a board-certified family physician from Mountain Grove, Missouri., was the 172nd president of the American Medical Association from June 2017 to June 2018. He currently serves as president of the World Medical Association.
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