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Andrew J. Barbash, M.D.

Dr. Barbash received his M.D. degree from Northwestern University Medical School in 1981 before completing his Neurology residency at Mayo Clinic in 1985. He is board-certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Heart and Stroke Association. He is also a former Co-Chair of the MIEMSS Quality Improvement Committee for Stroke in Maryland. Prior to his current work with Specialists On Call as a full-time clinical teleneurologist, Dr. Barbash oversaw the deployment of the EMR at Kaiser Permanente in the Mid-Atlantic region as the VP of Clinical Information systems until 2003, then led the development of the Neurosciences and Stroke Program at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland.

With a passion for optimizing access to quality healthcare, Dr. Barbash has presented at numerous conferences around the U.S. and at several virtual international meetings on mobile health and collaboration, communication, and innovation in healthcare. He also provides consulting in the field of virtual care as one of the founders of Apractis Solutions and a “virtual clinic”