Dr. Sawsan Barakat, MD

Dr. Sawsan Barakat, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Sawsan Barakat, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

18350 Roscoe Blvd Ste 300

Northridge, CA 91325

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Cancer
more than 86% of peers
Thyroid Disease
more than 50% of peers
more than 48% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

24  Conditions Treated

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.


  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Wayne St University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barakat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barakat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barakat to family and friends
33 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Barakat'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 (5)

Donna the receptionist is friendly,but Dr Barakat is so rude! She has never spent more than 5 minutes with me during any appointment. Always feel super rushed.Today, after spending literally 2 weeks trying to reach the office, which Is difficult because you always have to leave a message and be...more
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Dr. Barakat is very honest and straightforward regarding a diagnosis. She explained my health issues and treatment options to me in a clear and respectful way.
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Mediocre at best. Please Avoid!! She treated me like I'm not a person. I came in knowing that I have a thyroid problem and I tried to ask some questions but answered them in an insulting manner. She seemed to be uninterested with me. She seems to not care for her patients at all. Just check all the...more
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Infuriating waste of my time. The doctor was rude and did not address my symptoms. I walked out frustrated.
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Worse doctor every. Never met such an uncaring human being. You try and ask a question and she snaps at you. Yet you have to hear 20 minutes on her children. Rude, disrespectful! Saw her in the hospital. Will not see her again. Finding a more compassionate doctor.
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