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Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
3.6 (19)
Map Pin Small Mission Viejo, CA
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD is a Diabetes & Metabolism Endocrinologist in Mission Viejo, CA. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 37 years of experience. They graduated from University of California, Davis School of Medicine and is affiliated with Providence Mission Hospital Mission Viejo. Dr. Barrera, completed a residency at Calif Pacific MC. Patients rated Dr. Barrera an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Barrera works at Mission Heritage Mission Viejo-Endocrinology in Mission Viejo, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamin_Deficiency and Dyslipidemia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Barrera's Office Locations

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    Mission Heritage Mission Viejo-Endocrinology
    26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 230, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 542-8004

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  • Providence Mission Hospital Mission Viejo

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Hypokalemia
Hypopituitarism
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Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
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    3.6
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    About Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD

    Specialties*
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1629054630
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of California-San Francisco
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Calif Pacific MC
    Residency
    Internship
    • Calif Pacific MC
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Davis School of Medicine
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joseph Barrera, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Barrera is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Barrera has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Barrera works at Mission Heritage Mission Viejo-Endocrinology in Mission Viejo, CA. View the full address on Dr. Barrera’s profile.

    Dr. Barrera has seen patients for Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamin_Deficiency and Dyslipidemia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Barrera on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Barrera. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Barrera.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Barrera, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Barrera appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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