Dana Rae Barr, MD, FAAFP, IBCLC

Family and Community Medicine

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I believe all patients should receive accurate information about their health. I want the patient to be in the "driver's seat" making choices about his or her health care."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Barr has practiced family medicine since 1996. Her special interests include prenatal care, chemical dependency, mental health and acute care. In addition to providing the full range of family medicine, she is also a lactation consultant.


  • Fellow, Academy Breastfeeding Medicine
  • Physician Leader for Hennepin County Medical Center's Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Team
  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • MN Academy of Family Physicians


"I enjoy photography, scrapbooking and living life with my son who just started Kindergarten."


Medical School

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA


Family Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA