Dr. Helen Barold, MD

Dr. Helen Barold, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Helen Barold, MD is a cardiology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from UMDNJ/Som in 1991 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

4910 Massachusetts Ave NW Ste 302

Washington, DC 20016

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Heart Murmur
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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14  Procedures

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  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • UMDNJ/Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Helen Barold, MD
The best cardiologist I’ve ever had (and I’ve had quite a few). She is board certified in both cardiology and electrophysiology, a great plus if you have rhythm isded. All equipment is in her office including echocardiogram. She has helped me as no other cardiologist or internist has, my husband...Read More
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Anonymous in North Bethesda , MD – May 29, 2018
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I was sent to her specifically to be evaluated for my illness. She did some quick tests and told me I just needed to drink more water. I found to to be rude and dismissive, with an awful bedside manner. The visit alone was an unpleasant experience. I was later told by my doctor that she didn't even...Read More
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Gaithersburg – Mar 06, 2018
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Dr. Barold is an truly outstanding physician. She is deeply intelligent and has wonderful judgment. I had very serious onset of afib and received the very best of care.
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Sep 14, 2017
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Dr. Barold is an extremely competent doctor who is thoroughly on top of her field. She explains her diagnoses clearly and simply and makes sure her patients fully understand what they need to. Top notch.
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David Cook in washington, dc – May 12, 2017
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Dr. Barold lacks empathy and "good bedside manners.". Has no interest in collaborating with other doctors to figure out a patient's symptoms. When I was in the hospital and terribly upset, she stepped out of the room instead of stepping forward to reassure me. There have to be many other...Read More
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