Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD

Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Ronnie Claiborne, MD is a family medicine specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University of Mn Med Sch in 1987 and specializes in family medicine, diabetes medicine, and more.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
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 6 More

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Dr. Claiborne's Experience

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"

3  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • General Medical Practice

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Claiborne does not have any board certifications listed.

54  Conditions Treated

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16  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.


  • 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
23 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Claiborne's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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