Dr. Charles Birbara, MD

Dr. Charles Birbara, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 82
Dr. Charles Birbara, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in rheumatology.

25 Oak Ave Ste 2

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 799-2674

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Worcester City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Wesley Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Northwestern Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Creole

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What People Say About Dr. Charles Birbara, MD
Dr. Birbara is a premier rheumatologist on the east coast. Serving thousands of patients during his illustrious career. I am forever grateful to have found him.
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Karen Koutrakos in Fitchburg, MA – May 12, 2018
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Stubborn man who does not take time to listen to your concerns and only listens to what he believes is a minor issue. Turns out genetics was able to diagnose me properly with a genetic mutation eds that this rheumatolgy Dr. should have found instead of shoving me off like it was in my head. Never...Read More
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North Grosvenordale, CT – Mar 15, 2017
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Loves those cortisone shots...STAY AWAY,! Left a needle in my back while answering a phone call! Does not wash his hands between patients nor does he wear gloves while giving a injection...scary!
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Linda in Worcester, MA – May 19, 2016
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