Dr. Juan Barriga, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 59

Dr. Barriga

Juan Carlos Barriga MD

720 W 11th St Houston, TX 77008

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Dr. Juan Barriga, MD is a Pulmonologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Barriga has more experience with Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Saint Joseph Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Barriga to book an appointment.

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (7)
  • Explained conditions well (7)
  • Listened & answered questions (7)
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  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Dr. Barriga/Dr. Death is a joke of a doctor. My uncle was alert and verbal when he developed breathing issues. He developed a minor case of pneumonia, a complication from his surgery he had a few days before. Dr. Barriga took it upon himself to address my uncle while he was suffocating/alone and ask him “do you want to go to heaven? Aren’t you tired?” Then proceeds to tell my cousin that we need to let him go. What kind of treatment is that?! 5 minutes before he had the breathing issues he was talking, smiling, alert and very aware! Instead of trying to treat him, he instantly tries to convince him to give up! Come to find out, this isn’t the first time Dr Barriga has done this to other Patients/families who are still very Independent and capable of caring for themselves. Any human-being who feels like they’re suffocating would panic. That is not suffering. Dr Barriga was Constantly pushing DNR while he was very aware of his surroundings. There isn’t enough space to explain everything
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Terrible experience – Mar 04, 2020
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Dr Barriga is great, but his staff is atrocious. They seem to struggle with both the receipt, and the submission of referrals. Apparently, their ideal customer service is self-service.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
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Jason in Houston, TX – May 31, 2018
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Dr. Juan Barriga, MD is a Pulmonologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Barriga has more experience with Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated...Read more


  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications


University Tx Med School At Houston
Residency Hospital
Central University
Medical School


  • English
  • Spanish


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What are Dr. Juan Barriga, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Barriga frequently treats Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Barriga specializes.

Where is Dr. Juan Barriga, MD's office located?

Dr. Barriga's office is located at 720 W 11th St, Houston, TX 77008. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Barriga speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Barriga

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Barriga treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Barriga treats other conditions, please contact the office at (713) 426-5864.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Barriga is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Barriga's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing

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(713) 426-5864

Dr. Barriga accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Choice Care PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan PPO
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Juan Carlos Barriga MD

Juan Carlos Barriga MD PA720 W 11th St Houston, TX 77008