Val Bratinov, MD| Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine | MedStar Health

Val Bratinov, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Languages: Spanish, Bulgarian, English

About me

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.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Athletic Pubalgia
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Elbow Instability
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Finger Sprain
  • Foot Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hand Tendonitis
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Insertional Tendonitis
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged 60 And Older
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Injury
  • Ligament Injury
  • Locking Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Sprained Muscle
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Throwing Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Turf Toe
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Wrist Pain
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Procedures I perform

  • Elbow Injection
  • Knee Injection
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Suite 404
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-4083

Fax 443-444-3433

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Fax 443-444-3433

Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Prime
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2020)

Residency Program: Wellspan York Hospital (2019)

Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (2016)