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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Joseph E. Barrera, MD

5 out of 5 (153 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Endocrinology
    (Board Certified)
  • Endocrinology Metabolic and Hormonal Imbalances
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 542-8004
Fax
(949) 364-3682
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Endocrinology
      (Board Certified)
    • Endocrinology Metabolic and Hormonal Imbalances
      (Board Certified)
    Areas of Interest

    Endocrinology

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    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
  • 24-Apr-2019
    Dr. Barrera is very knowledgeable and proactive in my health care, with a very kind manner. I trust his managing my health concerns.
    21-Apr-2019
    Dr. Barrera is an asset to the medical profession. Very caring and good listener. Wish there were more like him!
    16-Apr-2019
    *Dr. Barrera is by far the best endocrinologist in Southern Orange County in my opinion, he truly cares.
    4-Apr-2019
    Dr Barrera is my endocrinologist and deals with my diabetes primarily. He is excellent in this and coordinating with my primary doctor (Dr Noorian) and recommending referrals for other concerns. Couldn't ask for better care from these doctors
    25-Mar-2019
    he's great!
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