Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

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Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

Mission Heritage IM HLP 26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 315, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 Get Directions
(949) 364-6000

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Dr. Barrera specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and practices in Mission Viejo, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Barrera'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
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Dr. Barrera and his office are incompetent, unhelpful, and vengeful. I first started going to Dr Barrera back in around 2009 after my previous doctor, Dr Baloga, passed away. Barrera/staff have lack of ability to understand core endocrinology concepts. He didn't help me with my complex condition and discharged me to my primary who'd refer me back. Wouldn't see me 3 times after 5 mins late due to traffic/parking issues. Didn't respond to 4 prior auths. Said he couldn't interpret other Drs labs
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Dr. Barrera's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Calif Pacific Mc

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Calif Pacific Mc

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California San Francisco

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Procedures Performed

  • Diabetes Counseling
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