Carlos Barra, DPM

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Carlos Barra, DPM, is the kind of experienced foot and ankle specialist who truly believes that the best doctor is one who cares about more than just the feet that walk into the office—the whole person matters. That’s why he has dedicated his life to being a highly-qualified, top-of-the-field podiatrist as well as an active member of the Ebensburg & Johnstown communities at large.

Medical Education

Carlos Barra, DPM earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He went on to earn his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree (DPM) at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. After his university medical training was finished, he completed a full podiatry residency through the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh to earn his full certification as a foot and ankle surgeon. There he received surgical training in many different facets and aspects of foot and ankle care. This now allows him to provide general forefoot, rearfoot, reconstructive, and diabetic limb salvage surgeries as well as top-notch conservative treatments.

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Current Certifications and Affiliations

As an active podiatrist, Carlos Barra, DPM continues to work hard to stay at the top of his field so he can always offer his patients the best and most up-to-date care. He maintains a board certification through the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also ACLS/BLS certified and maintains a complete medical licensure through the state of Pennsylvania.

As part of his continuing education and desire to provide all his patients with the best care, Carlos Barra, DPM is also a member of several professional organizations. He maintains memberships with the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association, and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). These organizations help him keep his commitment to excellence in foot and ankle health. As a qualified limb-salvage surgeon, he also dedicates one day a week to providing targeted diabetic limb care at the Wound Healing Center at Miners Medical Center in Hastings, PA.

Outside the Office

Carlos Barra, DPM is heavily involved in the Ebensburg & Johnstown communities outside of the Premier Podiatry Group offices! He loves to encourage kids and families to be active and live healthy lives. As a sports fan, he is very interested in helping kids become involved in and learn more about different sports. These two loves have driven him to invest in local youth teams. This includes a local youth basketball team that the Premier Podiatry Group office sponsors.

On his own, he coaches a youth soccer team and invests in other local youth baseball and soccer groups. In his free time when he’s not coaching, he loves to golf and spend time with his children.

Carlos Barra, DPM cares about you and your foot health. He fully believes you don’t have to live with lower limb pain. If you’re struggling with any foot or ankle problem, contact our office by calling (814) 472-2660 to make an appointment. You can also use our online request form.