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Joseph E. Barrera, MD
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Joseph E. Barrera, MD

(949) 542-8004
Primary Specialties
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    (Board Certified)
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians

Primary Office

Address:
26800 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone:
(949) 542-8004
Fax:
(949) 364-3682
Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Recommend this Physician
5 out of 5 (164 Ratings | 30 Comments)

Reviews

26-Dec-2018
xcellant
20-Dec-2018
I am extremely please with the care I receive from Dr. Barrerra. If possible I'd give him a 100+ positive rating. He's a great doctor and man.
4-Dec-2018
Dr. Barrera is an outstanding physician. I am very thankful to be his patient.
15-Nov-2018
I saw Dr Barrera. is he the care provider? I'm confused. Did I miss a question?
9-Nov-2018
Dr. Barrera is the kind of doctor everyone wants: he is empathetic, caring, a good listener, explains well. He takes the whole person into account, offering encouragement, not criticism. He is open to trying natural supplements in lieu of prescriptions, and congratulates on your efforts with diet and exercise.
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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.

Certifications

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

Areas of Interest

Endocrinology