Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 315

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 364-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Barrera's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abnormal Thyroid
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barrera treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Barrera treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Lipid Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barrera treats Lipid Disorders more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Barrera treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barrera treats Hyperlipidemia more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Barrera treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Barrera's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Conn's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Goiter
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

  • 1992
    University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Calif Pacific Mc
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    Calif Pacific Mc
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barrera

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Barrera's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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Over the past two years Dr. Barrera's demeanor and attitude has changed. He was once a very attentive practitioner, but now he seems distant and eager to get to the next patient. Recently I have had to wait in excess of 45 mins, he prescribed dosages that were detrimental to my health and...Read More
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Dr. Barrera has transformed from a very attentive practitioner to one that is eager to get to the next patient. He fails to order lab work without reminding him, long waits of 45 mins or more and prescribed dosages that are detrimental. And recently he did not offer appropriate explanations...Read More
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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...Read More
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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