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Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD

Family Medicine ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Claiborne

Central Valley Medical Group

1925 17th St Bakersfield, CA 93301

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Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD is a family medicine specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Mn Med Sch in 1987 and specializes in family medicine, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.

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(661) 323-2295

Dr. Claiborne accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
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
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 PPO
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
TriWest Champus
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Claiborne's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Exam
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Goiter
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Injuries
  • Joint Injection
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mole Removal
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Urinalysis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

About Me

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


  • Family Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • General Medical Practice


Alameda Co Med Center
Residency Hospital
Kern Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Mn Med Sch
Medical School
Occidental College
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD
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Best doctor ever! If you need an excellent medical office this facility is by far the best you will ever find. I feel truly blessed and privileged for being his patient. I have been his patient for over five years and he has always taken great care of me and has solved all of my illnesses and some which requires life long maintenance are well managed and in good hands with this doctor. In fact, I owe all of my good health to Doctor R. Claiborne and his staff. His team starting with the front desk to the technician and medical assistants are all an outstanding team of medical professionals who care and do excellent work. Take it from my personal experience, you are in excellent hands with this medical group.
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Dr. Ronnie Claiborne is the most compassionate doctor we have ever had. He listens to his patients & quickly schedules tests for their ailments. In 2011, he saved my husband's life by recognizing from his symptoms what course of action needed to be taken (something that the emergency room & hospital missed)! He is extremely smart & we have complete confidence in him! Plus he has a wonderful staff!
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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 turned out to be cancer. My surgeon said he suggested I contact a malpractice lawyer. Absolutely terrible.
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