Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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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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Lipid Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
high
more than 90% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
high
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

1  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Barrera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barrera

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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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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D.L.S. in Laguna Niguel, CA – Jun 09, 2018
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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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Linda Scaduto in CA – Jun 09, 2018
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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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BH in Mission Viejo, CA – Nov 23, 2016
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