Dr. Barske grew up on Chehalem Mountain in Newberg. She attended the University of South Florida in Tampa for her bachelor’s degree in microbiology. During medical school, also at the University of South Florida, Dr. Barske was recognized for outstanding achievement in OB/GYN and teaching. She completed her specialty training at the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson.
Dr. Barske enjoys long-term relationships with her patients and getting to know them and their families over time. Her clinical interests include adolescent gynecology, minimally invasive surgery including vaginal surgery, obstetrics, preventive health care/screening, contraception and abnormal uterine bleeding. Having an older brother who was born with cerebral palsy, Dr. Barske has always taken an interest in care and advocacy for individuals with disabilities, and she hopes to integrate that into her practice.
Dr. Barske is excited to return to the Northwest and the abundance of outdoor activities it offers. She enjoys skiing, spending time on the Oregon coast and hiking and backpacking in the Wallowa Mountains. She and her husband enjoy cooking together and watching movies.