Dr. Herbert Baraf, MD

Dr. Herbert Baraf, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Herbert Baraf, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Wheaton, MD. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

2730 University Blvd W Ste 310

Wheaton, MD 20902

Contact Information

(301) 942-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Baraf performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Raynaud's Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baraf "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 consultation with their ARAPC colleagues, contributes to a unique environment that assures patients receive the highest quality and most comprehensive care. www.washingtonarthritis.com"
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • 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
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X-Ray

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baraf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baraf's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baraf to family and friends
3.8
based on 20 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Baraf's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Wheaton, MD |
I have fibromyalgia and spinal conditions. Dr. Baraf has been very sympathetic and has provided appropriate treatment, relieving my pain.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Baraf accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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