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I cannot say enough about how wonderful Abby and Dr. Barra are! I was in a tremendous amount of pain, and both Abby and Dr. Barra went out of their way to accommodate me. They went above and beyond anything I would expect in terms of patient care. Thanks to their efforts, I did not have to spend the entire weekend in pain. They both demonstrate a real concern for their patients, and I highly recommend them! They are awesome! I would give them 10 stars if I could!

Mary Shuttlesworth

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A huge thank you to everyone at Premier Podiatry and taking great care of me with my surgery and recovery. These folks go above and beyond in the care of all their patients. I would recommend them to anyone needing treatment.

Sandy Evans

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Wonderful Doctor and staff. Dr. Barra performed my foot surgery. Had no problems. My visits are very pleasant experiences. Sandy, Renee, and Ruthie are always so kind and pleasant. Dr. Barra is a wonderful doctor and person

Jeanie P.

I have seen Dr. Barra for a few years, for different problems. I have always been satisfied with his care and compassion for his work. I have seen him at Miners and most recently at his office, and find nothing but the best, from the cheerful welcome at the front desk from Sandy to the girls in the back and also the Dr. himself. I would and have recommended him to many friends.

Gwen M.

The staff is extremely caring and helpful, definitely not like walking into your typical doctor’s office. It’s so nice to see a friendly smile. Thank you for taking such great care of our daughter.

Tammy S.

Dr. Barra has been great throughout this entire process and is upfront about the expected outcome of my surgery. Sandy and Mandy are very professional and knowledgeable. They also make you feel welcome and care about how you are doing. Thanks for everything.

Chuck H.

I took my child in for an appointment. From the moment we walked in, the staff was very helpful and efficient. The nurse took care and made many notes about my child’s condition. She had the room ready for the doctor before he walked in. Dr. Barra was very thorough, yet quick with the procedure because he could sense her nervousness. A+ for patient service and cleanliness. Thank you!

Molly S.

I would highly recommend Premier Podiatry Group to anyone looking for answers to a foot problem. Dr. Barra has made every effort to not only find the actual problem through a thorough examination and imaging but also to resolve the problem with appropriate measures. Their entire staff makes you feel like you and your feet are their priority. Thank you for a prompt and rewarding experience.

Sandy M.

Sandy is very quick to help you when you call in. Friendly and helpful environment. Dr. Ratchford was very patient and caring when my daughter needs her.

Jamie M.

Dr. Maureen Ratchford repaired my broken foot. A couple days after surgery, I stopped using the pain meds, and found I was pain free! Was able to walk within a few weeks, and hopefully, soon, I’ll be back to work! Thanks, Premier Podiatry!

Nella C.

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Let me start by saying that this is THE BEST specialist I have ever been to before… Dr. Barra and his staff are extremely professional, yet know exactly how to make you comfortable. Great surgeon also, would recommend to anyone and everyone!

M Pav

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Dr. Ratchford had impressed me with her vast knowledge of foot conditions. I had multiple issues such as high arched feet, callouses in unusual places, pain in the little toes of both feet, heel pain, and swelling, that she diagnosed as Achilles Tendon. After just one office visit, I left her office with treatment and solutions for all of my foot issues. I could tell that Dr. Ratchford had years of experience because she was familiar with every one of my issues even though a few of them were not so common. The office staff was friendly and efficient. It is easy for me to recommend Premier Podiatry Group of Ebensburg PA and Dr. Ratchford to anyone needing a Podiatrist. I am confident that you will leave there with treatment and solutions for all of your issues.

Judge F.

Dr. Barra and Dr. Ratchford and their staff are absolutely wonderful. We had such a pleasant experience, and I would recommend them to anyone. We are pleased with the outcome of our visit! Thanks, Premier Podiatry.

Sonya A.

Dr. Barra and his staff have all been extremely helpful. They all genuinely care for you as a patient and want to get your issues resolved quickly and efficiently. The Ebensburg office also has a nice selection of orthotic shoes for purchase.

Gabrielle D.

The office staff is willing to accommodate your needs. They troubleshoot medical insurance issues and are very friendly. Dr. Barra is very compassionate toward my elderly mother. She trusts his expertise and has developed a friendly bond with him. I would not consider any other Podiatry Group.

Deb Y.

Went for an ingrown toenail. Was the absolute easiest and most pain-free procedure I’ve ever had!! Highly recommend!!!!! The staff was great as well.

Rich R.

Staff and physicians are extremely amazing at what they do, a very happy and friendly atmosphere from the moment you walk in the door and are greeted with a smile. The staff goes beyond the need of making you feel comfortable and are very helpful if you have any questions as well as the physician.

Linda P.