Dr. Helen Barold, MD

Dr. Helen Barold, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Helen Barold, MD is a cardiology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 21 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

Contact Information

(202) 237-0808

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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Dr. Barold's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barold treats Hypertensive Heart Disease more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Barold treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barold treats Heart Palpitations more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Barold treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Carotid Artery Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barold treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Barold treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Barold's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

About Me

Biography

Dr. Helen Barold, MD is a cardiology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from UMDNJ/Som in 1991 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

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

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Dr. Barold's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barold

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
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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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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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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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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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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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Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD