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Joseph E. Barrera M.D.

Joseph E. Barrera M.D.

(949) 542-8004
Primary Specialties
  • Endocrinology
     (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
    Mission Heritage Medical Group
    Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
    Languages Spoken
    English
    Primary Office
    26800 Crown Valley Pkwy #230
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    Fax:
    (949) 364-3682
    Web Page:
    www.mimg.com

    Experience & Education

    Other Specialties/Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    Board Certified Endocrinology, 1999
    American Assosciation of Clinical Endocrinologists
    Endocrine Society
    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

    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.

    Areas of Interest

    Endocrinology

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