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Nena C. Barnhart MD

  • Hospitalist
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Dr. Barnhart provides obstetrics and gynecology services with an emphasis on natural labor, group-based prenatal care, reproductive infectious diseases and minimally invasive surgery.

A board-certified OB/GYN, Dr. Barnhart came to PHMG from Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, Calif., where she was a full-scope practitioner in a large practice. She is proficient in Spanish.

"I feel honored to share so many important moments with women including the joy of childbirth, the sorrow of losing a pregnancy, the challenges of undergoing surgery and decisions about protecting our health."

When not working, Dr. Barnhart enjoys time outdoors walking, running, kayaking and hiking. She lives in Bellingham with her husband, a professor at Western Washington University, and her daughter.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coordinated Care
  • First Choice Health Network
  • First Health Network
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana Choice Care
  • Kaiser (GHC)
  • Labor And Industries
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS
  • PNOA
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence - BC/BS
  • Soundpath Health
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • University of California San Francisco
    Degree: MD
    Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology


  • Hospitalist
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

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    4465 Cordata Parkway, Suite 102
    Bellingham, WA 98226-8037
    Fax: 360-752-5282
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    2930 Squalicum Parkway
    Suite 101
    Bellingham, WA 98225
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