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Matthew A. Barker

Matthew A. Barker, MD, FACOG

Specializing in Urogynecology, Surgery, and Gynecology

“Caring for my patients starts with building trust by listening and being honest and sincere. I hope they feel like they’re in a safe, caring environment with people who truly want to help them.”

Office Information

About Me

Region’s Only Urogynecologist

As the region’s first and only fellowship-trained and board certified urogynecologist, Dr. Barker provides specialized care for women with pelvic floor disorders.

Areas of Interest

  • Incontinence or loss of bladder or bowel control
  • Prolapse of the bladder, rectum, uterus or vagina
  • Complications from prior pelvic surgery
  • Emptying disorders
  • Pelvic pain including bladder or urethral pain
  • Overactive bladder
  • Female sexual dysfunction

Treatment Options

  • Botox therapy
  • Minimally invasive, same-day surgery
  • Neuromodulation therapy
  • Nonsurgical therapies
  • Physical therapy and biofeedback
  • Robotic-assisted surgery

Urogynecologic Surgeon

If your condition requires surgery, count on Dr. Barker’s extensive training in vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic-assisted surgery. He specializes in female reconstructive surgery for incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Sexual Medicine Program

In collaboration with Avera Cancer Institute and providers across the Avera system, Dr. Barker offers the region’s first and only Sexual Medicine Program. This innovative program provides comprehensive and holistic care for women who experience pain during intercourse following cancer treatment, birth, surgery or trauma.

Personal Advice & Interests

Dr. Barker advises patients to take time to sit back, relax and enjoy life. In his free time, Dr. Barker enjoys spending time with his family, riding horses and reading.



University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School


University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, Obstetrics & Gynecology


Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery


American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Board Certified-Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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