Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD

Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Bakersfield, CA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.Read his story

1925 17th St

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 6 More

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Dr. Claiborne's Experience

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Dr. Claiborne's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Claiborne's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Claiborne " Dr. Claiborne serves as the Medical Director for Central Valley Medical Group and has done so for twenty (20) years. Born in Los Angeles, California, he moved to Bakersfield in 1989. Heattended the University of Minnesota Medical School where heearned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1987. Dr. Claiborne treats a wide variety of acute and chronic diseasesin his practice, and is passionate about giving each patient that one on one attention. He also performs minor surgeries such as repairing lacerations, vasectomies and skin tag removal, to namea few. Dr. Claiborne has been in medicine for over twenty years and has maintained his practice in Taft and Bakersfield for morethan a decade. He is currently on the board of several different medical organizations and is very active in his community."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Claiborne "To operate with honesty and integrityTo respect patient dignityTo empower the individual and support the familyTo promote open and direct communicationTo encourage growth, learning and new ideas"
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
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Board Certifications

Dr. Claiborne does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Emphysema
  • Goiter
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Injuries
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Occidental College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Alameda Co Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Claiborne has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Claiborne has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Claiborne's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Claiborne to family and friends
4.1
based on 23 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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    (18)
  • 4
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  • 1
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Dr. Claiborne's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Taft, CA |
Dr. Claiborne cares about money 1st & patients 2nd. He'd often run unnecessary tests just to be able to be able to Bill my insurance. I needed to see a specialist & he & his office gave me the run around for an entire year about sending a referral.I finally got one from another doctor. The issue...more
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Dr. Claiborne accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Claiborne has admitting privileges

Adventist Health Bakersfield
2615 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Bakersfield Heart Hospital
3001 Sillect Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
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Good Samaritan Hospital
901 Olive Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93308
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