Physician Assistant

Lex Barker, PA-C

Physician Assistant to P. Brodie Wood, M.D.

About Lex


Lex Barker joined TeamOOA in September 2022, working directly with P. Brodie Wood, MD at our Eastside Clinic. Previously Lex worked in interventional pain management and family medicine and completed his surgical rotations in orthopedics (Tacoma Medical Center), trauma surgery (St. Joseph – Tacoma), and general surgery (St. Francis – Federal Way). He graduated with honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2018.

Before becoming a PA-C, Lex accumulated 16 years of medical experience in a variety of roles including Army medic, ER tech, orthopedic tech, and medical assistant. He enjoys gardening, skydiving, as well as spending time experiencing the outdoors.


  • Bachelors of Science, Physician Assistant Studies – University of Washington
  • Medical Specialist & Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training – U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences