Barbara Bawer

Barbara Bawer, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine

4.9 out of 5
  • 142 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 53 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

About Me

As a primary care physician, I specialize in care for the entire spectrum of life from newborn to end of life. I believe that health means something different to a lot of people and that health is made up of the social, psychological and biological all wrapped into one. To treat a person fully, I provide care that encompasses all three areas.

I’m passionate about listening to a patient’s concerns and coming to a shared decision on how best to treat each individual so they can enjoy the quality of life they deserve.

I love that Ohio State provides a space for everyone, regardless of background or situation, and that we can all learn from each other and work with world-class multispecialties to create a plan that is in the best interest of the patient.

In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, reading books, traveling to new places and hidden local spots, and spending time with my family and friends creating memories.
  • Assistant co-chief resident at The Ohio State University Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Pioneered a financial curriculum for residents
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Polish
  • Russian

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Disease Management
  • Intrauterine Devices
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Primary Care
  • Women's Health
  • Asthma
  • Heart Diseases
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Chronic Disease
  • Contraception

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

American University of Integrative Sciences, Tucker, GA
8/1/2009 - 12/22/2014


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Information

My Department

Family Medicine

My Division

Family Medicine

More About My Work


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

142 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5.0 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

    Good. Dr Bawer is courteous and informative. I like her very much. She is very understanding of my fear of needles

  • Reviewed on Mar 08, 2024

    She is the best and I feel like she really cares about me. I trust her very much.

  • Reviewed on Mar 04, 2024

    My doctor took a lot of time with me. She explained questions I had, and gave me advice on what I needed to do moving forward.

  • Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

    Dr. Bawer listened to my questions and asked thoughtful questions. She took my health concerns seriously and discussed possible causes and solutions.

  • Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

    Dr Bawer is always on top of the latest treatments for my comorbidities as well as the aging process. She respects & listens to me & answers all of our questions

  • Reviewed on Feb 11, 2024

    My experience was very good. I appreciated the time she spent with me to examine me and to address my concerns and questions.

  • Reviewed on Feb 10, 2024

    Always attentive. Very good listener.

  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2024

    Loved Dr. Bawer! My previous PCP who I saw for over 30 years retired and this was my first experience with Dr Bawer. We had a great discussion as she learned about me and my health issues. She asked great questions. I really liked that she gave me a "To do" list. I've interacted with her several times via the portal, she has been quick to respond and has provided easy to understand feedback and guidance.

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 09/30/2022, Dr. Bawer has reported no relationships with companies or entities.

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