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About Dr. Alan J Birnbaum

Dr. Alan J Birnbaum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in South Bend, IN. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan J Birnbaum is Great. Dr. Alan J Birnbaum has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alan J Birnbaum is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Arthritis Care Of Michiana Llc

100 Navarre Pl Ste 5570
South Bend, IN 46601
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Specialties

Dr. Alan J Birnbaum has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Alan J Birnbaum has the following 8 expertise

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Lupus
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Dr. Alan J Birnbaum has 0 board certified specialties

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Five Stars

I went to Dr. B in the 90's then my condition went away.. its back now so I'm back with him. Very down to earth with his bedside manner and his approach to treating my condition. Doesn't talk over your head in terms that leave you wondering.. patient comfort and care seem to be his number one objectives!

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Worst Doctor I have ever had the displeasure of having to see. Left me in tears. Acts like it's an inconvenience to answer questions and discuss health issues with you. Terrible bedside manner. Would not give me my records and forwarded virtually worthless information to my regular physician. Would not take a dying dog to this man.

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Five Stars

Dr. Birnbaum, and his entire staff are courteous, prompt, and makes the experience, very nice. His interest in his patients, is encouraging. I have been a patient, for several years, and would not change. Treatment at it's best.

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Five Stars

Dr. Birnbaum and his staff are the entire package. Dr. Birnbaum is such a caring physician. He has provided me with outstanding care both physically and emotionally. His staff is second to none. I don't know what I will do when he retires. The care he provides me with can't be matched.

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Amazing doctor!!

The best doctor I ever went to! Extremely knowledgable and caring, he quickly realized the problem and dealt with it accordingly. I have not felt this good in years- all thanks to Dr. Birnbaum and his wonderful staff!

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  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center

    Graduated in 1986

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alan J Birnbaum accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem IN Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA HIX
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Centene
    • Ambetter from MHS HIX
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Encore Health Network
    • Encore Health Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • PHP Northern IN
    • PHP Select with Encircle
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health
    • Sagamore Plus
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Arthritis Care Of Michiana Llc, 100 Navarre Pl Ste 5570, South Bend, IN

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