Dr. William Barreto, MD

Dr. William Barreto, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Barreto, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Fountain Valley, CA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

18111 Brookhurst St Ste 3100

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 87% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barreto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barreto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barreto to family and friends
3.3
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Barreto's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

Temecula, CA |
Horrible time trying to make an appointment in Orange county office. My Ortho doctor's office intervened and got an appointment set for me but, by then, I had given up and asked my Ortho doctor's office to refer me to another pain clinic, so I never actually saw the doctor. I hope you have better...more
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in Newport Beach, Ca |
Dr. Barreto is as good as it gets. He has a lot of patients, yet when I'm in w/ him I know I have his full attention. He is VERY strict about dispensing schedule 2 scrips and the patient contract. He does try additional methods to relieve pain as well. As I previously stated, he gives me time to...more
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in Huntington Beach, CA |
His bedside manner is awesome! He is very good at his job! His office staff, a little disorganized but manageable so you just have to take initiative to follow up on things.
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in Irvine, CA |
I recommend Dr. Barreto with 10 stars out of 5, he is attentive to the quality of life you should enjoy and finds a way to help you, diligently. I have had about 4 steroid injections and he hits the spot every time. I trust his experience and knowledge anytime, the kind of doctor you find after...more
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in Huntington Beach, CA |
Dr Barreto is wonderful but his Long Beach office staff are awful. Mom and I have now waited 15 working days / 3 weeks for a request for authorization to be submitted to insurance. This is the 3rd instance where the office staff completely failed to submit an authorization. Files are stacked...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barreto accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Barreto has admitting privileges

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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