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Richard A. Barnhart MD

  • Hospitalist
  • Internal Medicine
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Internal medicine specialist Richard Barnhart, MD, joined PeaceHealth Medical Group’s hospitalist service at Sacred Heart in 2007. Prior to becoming a hospitalist, Dr. Barnhart was in a private internal medicine practice in Springfield for more than 20 years. His varied background includes service in the U.S. Marine Corps and the Indian Health Service and a six month <i>locum tenens</i> position as a medical consultant in New Zealand. Dr. Barnhart has a special interest in endocrinology and is active in efforts to reform and improve access to health care in Oregon and beyond.

Insurance Accepted

  • CIGNA-Great West Healthcare
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Managed Healthcare NW
  • Medicare
  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • Pacific Source
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence - BC/BS
  • Regence - Medicare Advantage
  • Trillium OHP

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Degree: MD
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Specialty: Internal Medicine


  • Hospitalist
  • Internal Medicine

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - University Dist

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  • PeaceHealth Hospital Medicine
    3377 RiverBend Drive
    Springfield, OR 97477
    Fax: 541-222-6385