Dr. Joel Barkley graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 2010 and completed his residency training at the Phoenix Integrated Residency Program in Ob-Gyn (PIROG) in 2014. He also completed a one-year fellowship in Women’s Imaging. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and maintains an Ob/Gyn certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. He is a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist and the associate residency program director for the Creighton University Ob/Gyn program in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also the co-director of the Creighton Ob/Gyn Women’s Imaging Fellowship.
Dr. Barkley, a District Medical Group (DMG) physician, is available for consultation at Valleywise Health.
He specializes in ovarian tumor (cyst) risk assessment and endometriosis staging using transvaginal ultrasound. His specialty ultrasound clinic also offers ultrasound guided IUD removals, saline contrast ultrasound, and tubal patency assessment with HyCoSy (hysterosalpingo-contrast-sonography).
His practice in general obstetrics and gynecology includes:
- Pelvic pain ovarian cysts
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Treatment of complicated pregnancies
- Hormone therapy
He offers minimally invasive surgical approaches including vaginal and laparoscopic hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, and endometrial ablation.