Dr. Val Bratinov, MD

Dr. Val Bratinov, MD

Dr. Val Bratinov, MD

Languages: English, Bulgarian, Spanish
Phone: 202-877-1621

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Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine
Conditions I Treat
  • achilles tendonitis
  • adhesive capsulitis
  • ankle impingement
  • ankle injury
  • ankle sprain
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Procedures I Perform
  • elbow injection
  • knee injection
About the Provider

Val Bratinov, MD, is an emergency medicine provider with specialty training in Sports Medicine practicing with MedStar Health in Baltimore. As part of the Sports Medicine team, he specializes in the treatment of all level athletes from weekend enthusiasts to professionals. Dr. Bratinov sees patients at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.

Dr. Bratinov provides evaluation and treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal injuries ranging from acute due to trauma to more chronic and overuse injuries such as tendonitis. When appropriate, he utilizes ultrasound in office to augment diagnosis, treatment, and therapy. Additional specialty care provided by Dr. Bratinov includes gait analysis, compartment testing, and concussion care.

Dr. Bratinov earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He then received his medical degree from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Dr. Bratinov completed his residency in emergency medicine at WellSpan York Hospital where he served as chief resident. Finally, he completed his fellowship training with the UPMC Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program where he worked as team physician for the University of Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2020)
  • Residency Program: Wellspan York Hospital (2019)
  • Residency Program: Wellspan Health (York Hospital) (2019)
  • Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (2016)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center