Whidbey General Hospital
Gabriel W. Barrio, MD

Gabriel W. Barrio MD

Pediatrician Gabriel W. Barrio, MD, has served as Whidbey General Chief of Medicine and as Chief of Staff. In these roles he has acted as liaison between physicians, administration and nursing and contributed to improved medical protocols, quality assurance and patient safety. A strong advocate for vaccination and preventive medicine, Dr. Barrio educates parents and families about how to best support health through every stage of childhood. Dr. Barrio, who is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, is the first bilingual pediatrician to practice in Oak Harbor. He joined our medical staff in 2006.

Pediatric Associates of Whidbey Island

275 SE Cabot Drive, Suite B102

Oak Harbor , WA  98277
Office Phone: 360-675-5555

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Guide parents through goals and expectations related to newborn care and development, toddlerhood, childhood and adolescence into young adulthood.
  • Listen deeply for optimal communication.
  • Serve as an integral health care resource for families.
  • Remain ever vigilant for diseases.

Scope of Care

  • Comprehensive medical care for children from premature infancy through college-age
  • Medical and behavioral conditions unique to pediatrics
  • Maximizing developmental and intellectual potential of children
  • Physical fitness encouraged as an essential component of overall health


  • Medical School:  Stanford University School of Medicine, 1989

Internship & Residency

  • Internship: University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency: Stanford University


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Gabriel W. Barrio, MD

I was made comfortable by all staff.
They were attentive, cheerful and efficient.

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