Dr. Herbert S. Baraf, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 67

2730 University Blvd W Ste 310
Wheaton, MD 20902
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Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
2730 University Blvd W Ste 310
Wheaton, MD 20902
Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
14955 Shady Grove Rd
Rockville, MD 20850
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    Dr. Baraf's Experience

    Dr. Baraf's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
    • Arthritis

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Biological Therapies
    • Bone Density Scan
    • Injection of Tendon
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
    • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • X-Ray
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Acute Gout
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Arthritis of the Finger
    • Arthritis of the Foot
    • Arthritis of the Hand
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoarthropathy
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    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Suny Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    George Washington University Med Center
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    George Washington University Med Center
    Complete in 1976

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1978

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Baraf & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Baraf

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baraf to family and friends

    19 responses
    below
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    Dr. Baraf's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 17 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Baraf
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
    2730 University Blvd W Ste 310
    Wheaton, MD 20902
    (301) 942-7600 (Office)
    (301) 942-3132 (Fax)
    B
    Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
    14955 Shady Grove Rd
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301) 942-7600 (Office)
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    Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
    5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 600
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (301) 942-7600 (Office)
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    Arthritis and Rheumatism Assocs
    2021 K St NW Ste 300
    Washington, DC 20006
    (301) 942-7600 (Office)
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