Neelam Baral, MBBS| Endocrinology | MedStar Health
Neelam Baral

Neelam Baral, MBBS
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (136 reviews)

Specialties: Endocrinology

Languages: English

About me

Neelam Baral, MBBS, is an endocrinologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Baral received her medical degree at Manipal College of Medical Sciences and completed a residency at MedStar Washington. She then went on to complete a fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/MedStar Washington. Dr. Baral is board certified in internal medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Goiter
  • Grave's Disease
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prediabetes
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Glucose Metabolism
  • Achondroplasia
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenal Atrophy
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adrenal Nodules
  • Adrenogenital Syndrome
  • Androgen Excess
  • Androgen Insensitivity
  • Bartter Syndrome
  • Calcium Metabolism
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Conn Syndrome
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Coma
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Disorders Of Sexual Differentiation
  • Disorders Of Water Balance
  • Ectopic Hyperparathyroidism
  • Elevated Acth
  • Elevated Growth Hormone
  • Endocrine Complications Of Transplant
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Familial Dyslipidemia
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia
  • Feminizing Syndrome
  • Glucagonoma
  • Glucocorticoid Deficiency
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Goiter
  • Grave's Disease
  • Growth Disorders
  • Growth Hormone Abnormalities
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • History Of Pituitary Mass
  • Hurthle Cell Cancer
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypo Thalamic Pituitary Disorder
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inborn Errors Of Metabolism
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Insulinoma
  • Islet Cell Hyperplasia
  • Islet Cell Tumor
  • Low T3
  • Low T4
  • Male Infertility
  • Mccune Albright Syndrome
  • Metabolic Abnormalities
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Metabolic Disorders (INHERITED)
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Moon Facies
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B
  • Myxedema
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Non Toxic Goiter
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid Mass
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pineal Gland Dysfunction
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome
  • Prader Willi Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Prediabetes
  • Premature Adrenarche
  • Pseudohermaphroditism
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Rickets
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Secondary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Short Stature
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Orbitopathy
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Toxic Diffuse Goiter
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Virilizing Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Weight Problem
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Procedures I perform

  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Diabetes Education
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Of Thyroid
  • Insulin Pump
  • Radioiodine Therapy
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy
  • Thyroid Function Blood Panel
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
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Practice locations

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12158 Central Avenue
Mitchellville, MD, 20721

301-430-2750

Fax 301-430-2751

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Fax 301-430-2751

110 Irving Street Northwest
Room 1A-50B
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0333

Fax 202-877-0341

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Fax 202-877-0341

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • United Choice
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • D-SNP)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • Tricare East Prime
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Cigna EPO
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Kaiser Select
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • I-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Navigate
    • Kaiser Signature
    • United Choice Plus
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • United Golden Rule
    • Tricare East Select
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Virginia Premier
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2022)

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2020)

Medical School: Manipal College of Medical Sciences (2012)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider’s discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • May 17, 2024

    Very satisfied.

  • Apr 19, 2024

    The physician was very professional and very communicative on any decisions that was needed from myself to ensure that I was very comfortable with the new medication and the reading of my medical records.

  • Apr 16, 2024

    Good experience