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Dr. Barry Shibuya, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Shibuya

Dr. Barry Shibuya, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Fremont, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in rheumatology and integrative medicine.


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(510) 791-1300

Dr. Shibuya accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
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Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare PPO
United Healthcare West
WellPoint

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shibuya's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shibuya treats Limb Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shibuya treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shibuya treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shibuya treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shibuya treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shibuya treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Shibuya's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I wanted to specialize in an interesting field of medicine that saw the birth of the biologics which transformed the lives of many rheumatoid arthritis patients. Rheumatology also allowed me to focus on a disease mechanism that is affecting different...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Integrative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

2002
Keck School Of Medicine At The University Of Southern California
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Of Hawaii Integrated Medical Residency Program
Residency Hospital
1997
University Of Hawaii At Manoa / John A. Burns School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1996
University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
University Of Hawaii
Undergraduate School
2002
1999
1997
1996
1992

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Japanese
  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shibuya's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shibuya

2.6

Based on 5 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Shibuya saw my mother for her severe arthritis symptoms. He was absolutely horrific. He immediately prescribed large doses of three different meds with poor instructions on how best to take them and then when she went back to complain of the severe side effects she was having due to the meds,...Read More
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Dr. Shibuya?s demeanor can be summed up in a single word, ?rude?. After several years of treating various joint pain via orthopedic physicians and with a blood test in hand that showed triple the normal blood inflammation, Dr. Shibuya prescribed Prednisone, Sulfasalazine and Alendronate. All of...Read More
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