Dr. Neal Birnbaum, MD

Dr. Neal Birnbaum, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Neal Birnbaum, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1970 and specializes in rheumatology.

2100 Webster St Ste 112

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

(415) 923-3060

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Birnbaum'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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University Pittsburgh Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Pittsburgh Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Pittsburgh Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birnbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birnbaum's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birnbaum to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Birnbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Not very responsive. Don't bother using the patient portal as he never replies or responds. Did not communicate after my last lab reports despite my emails. My lab reports didn't come back normal. I ended up switching Rheumatologists and my new doctor was surprised that there was no intervention by...more
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Dr. Birnbaum was a new doctor for me & he doesn't know very much about osteoarthritis of the knees.. He says there isn't much that can be done.. I disagree because I've done much physical therapy which has been very helpful in strengthening the muscles above & below my knees which has help to...more
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