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Dr. Herbert Baraf, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Baraf

Dr. Herbert Baraf, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Wheaton, MD and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(301) 942-7600

Dr. Baraf accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
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Dr. Baraf's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Baraf 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
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baraf treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Baraf treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baraf treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Baraf treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Baraf's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Gout
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • X-Ray

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our physicians are technically proficient in diagnosing and absolutely compassionate in treating the broad range of rheumatological and musculoskeletal disorders. Each doctor?s extensive individual training, coupled with the collaboration and consult...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1978
Duke University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1976
George Washington University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1974
George Washington University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1973
Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Medical School
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School
1978
1976
1974
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Baraf's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baraf

3.8

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(14)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(6)

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I have fibromyalgia and spinal conditions. Dr. Baraf has been very sympathetic and has provided appropriate treatment, relieving my pain.
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