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Dr. Charles Birbara, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 82

Dr. Birbara

Dr. Charles Birbara, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(508) 799-2674

Dr. Birbara accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birbara treats Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Birbara treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Bursitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birbara treats Bursitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Birbara treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birbara treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Birbara treats this condition more than 100% 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

Dr. Birbara's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • 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)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Birbara, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Creole
  • English

Awards

Dr. Birbara's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Birbara

3.7

Based on 25 reviews

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1 Star
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(8)

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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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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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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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