Dr. Luis Barraza is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Barraza earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and went on to complete his Internal Medicine training at New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical College. He graduated from the prestigious Gastroenterology fellowship program at New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Irving Medical Center Gastroenterology, during which time he obtained certification in the medical management of obesity.
Dr. Barraza’s clinical interests cover a broad range of conditions including acid reflux, colitis, colon cancer screening and prevention, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, disorders of the stomach, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, swallowing disorders, chronic constipation, and liver diseases including hepatitis, fatty liver disease, cirrhosis and obesity. He is a firm believer in achieving and maintaining the health of his patients through lifestyle modifications and weight loss.
In his clinical care practice, Dr. Barraza performs upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy with various diagnostic and therapeutic interventions including stricture dilation, BRAVO pH monitoring, esophageal variceal banding, and video capsule endoscopy.
Dr. Barraza derives much joy from developing strong relationships with his patients and is fluent in both English and Spanish. He takes great pride in offering compassionate, comprehensive, individualized care. Dr. Barraza has been named by his peers to the Rising Stars℠ Honorees list for 2022.
MD – New York University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine – Weill Cornell Medical Center
Gastroenterology – Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, CUMC
Gastroenterology – American Board of Internal Medicine
Obesity Medicine – American Board of Obesity Medicine
Internal Medicine – American Board of Internal Medicine
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Emblem (GHI) except for Emblem Millennium Network for all lines of business
Emblem (HIP) except Emblem Reserve (VIP Reserve) Medicare Plan
Empire BCBS except EBCBS Medicaid HMO
Empire Healthplus (Individual Network ONLY)
Railroad Medicare (Palmetto)
Oxford Plans except Oxford Metro
UHC Plans except UHC Core, UHC Charter Networks and Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare NYS Empire Plan (NYSHIP)
Concorde Medical Group participates with the above payors Commercial, Medicare and Individual Exchange Plans