Meet Our Provider


Phyllis Barks, PA

Phyllis Barks, MPH, PA graduated from the University of Florida Physician Assistant Program in 1980 and then obtained her Master of Public Health in Maternal & Child Health from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in 1984. She has 20 years experience as faculty in several different Physician Assistant  Programs with the most recent one being the Oregon Health & Science University Physician Assistant Program in Portland OR for over 13 years. She also has 19 years of previous clinical experience in Women's Health and Family Practice. Sleep medicine aligns well with her desire to help patients find non-pharmacologic ways to improve their health. 


In her spare time, she enjoys reading, quilting, basket weaving and drawing Zentangles. She is claimed by a Flat coat retriever named Kalaysi who is a problem solver and crazy about retrieving balls.