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Joseph E. Barrera MD

Joseph E. Barrera MD

(949) 542-8004
Primary Specialties
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Additional Languages Spoken
    English

Primary Office

Address:
26800 Crown Valley Pkwy #230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone:
(949) 542-8004
Fax:
(949) 364-3682
Web Page:
www.mimg.com

Physician Bio

Dr. Barrera's interests include intensive management of diabetes, hypertension and lipid disorders.

He is also involved in the management of prediabetic conditions including metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

He has been the principal investigator for numerous clinical trials involving the development of new therapies for diabetes, blood pressure and thyroid cancer. He has lectured extensively to physician colleagues and patient groups in the area of cardiovascular risk management and preventive endocrinology.

Prior to joining Mission Internal Medical Group, Dr. Barrera was the Medical Director of the Diabetes Program at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, California and a team physician for the Oakland Athletics baseball team.

He was also a physician consultant for the KRON and KTVU/Fox news stations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Education

Medical School:
UC Davis, School of Medicine

Internship:
California Pacific Medical Center - MSO

Residency:
California Pacific Medical Center - MSO

Fellowship:
University of California, San Francisco 1992
  • Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Certified Endocrinology, 1999
American Assosciation of Clinical Endocrinologists
Endocrine Society

Areas of Interest

Endocrinology

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