Dr. Luis Barreras, MD

Dr. Luis Barreras, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Luis Barreras, MD is a hematology specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in hematology, medical oncology, and more.

6405 N Federal Hwy Ste 300B

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Barreras

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Blood Disorders
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Barreras's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

123  Conditions Treated

Read Less

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barreras has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Barreras does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Barreras and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Barreras' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barreras to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Barreras' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Thinks he is god and staff portrays the same . Talks down to you and when asked a question like your questioning me. Waited 5 weeks for a decision on cancer as he had to speak to the guru about it. Went to Moffitt and had an answer in 5 min. My dermatologists had the same answer as Moffitt in 7...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr Barreras and Dr Gates saved my life ...I had uterine papillary serous carcenoma stage 3c and they saved my life...great -they listen and work with you to develop the best treatment even when I asked for a 3rd stronger medicine .. The best doctors ...I may not be here if it was not for...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I feel there is a general disregard and disrespect of a patient and the patient's time for a doctor to arrive in the office long after the first appointment arrives. Chemo patients are weak, sick, vulnerable and at risk of infection. Sitting for hours waiting for a doctor's grand entrance is not...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option2thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
After searching for a new hematologist two years ago, I was fortunate to find Dr. Barreras. He is not only a professional doctor but cares about his patients. He takes his time with you and explains every little detail with you concerning your medical issues and treatments. I was recently diagnosed...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I found him to be rude, impatient and difficult to talk to. His verbal diagnosis did not match the test results received leading me to believe he has provided an inaccurate diagnosis at best. He led me to think my father was dying of cancer with no chance of recovery, only to change his mind at...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option11thumbs down icon option2
Flag this
Image of Dr. Barreras
Are you Dr. Barreras?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!