Katrina Barger,


Physician Assistant, City of Hope Chicago

Katrina Barger - Physician Assistant

I love getting to know my patients and providing compassionate, patient-centered care.

City of Hope Chicago
2520 Elisha Avenue
Zion, IL 60099
Physician Assistants
Advanced degrees:
Master of Science, Physician Assistant - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Certified Physician Assistant – National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - American Heart Association
Basic Life Support - American Heart Association
About Me

Katrina Barger was drawn to work at City of Hope because she believes in the Mother Standard® of Care that City of Hope provides. “I believe patients should be treated individually and with compassion. City of Hope offers the care that you would want any of your family members to receive,” says Barger. “Patients feel more comfortable knowing that our focus is to personalize their treatment.”

Barger joined City of Hope in September 2017. As a Physician Assistant in the pain management department, her goal is to work with patients to help them manage or eliminate their pain and have a positive impact on their quality of life.

After Barger obtained an associate’s degree as a medical laboratory technician, she shifted her academic focus. Barger completed a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Illinois in Springfield, Illinois. Barger obtained her Master of Science degree, with a focus on physician assistant studies, from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. 

As a physician assistant student, Barger completed clinical rotations in pediatrics, oncology/hematology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, OB/gynecology, surgery, psychiatric medicine and dermatology.

After graduating, Barger worked for a hospital and a medical group, managing, examining and treating primary care patients and acute care patients.

Outside of City of Hope, Barger enjoys spending time with her family. She is an avid movie watcher and loves shopping. She also enjoys watching her son, niece and nephews participate in sports, play in the band and perform in plays.

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