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

Val Bratinov, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: 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
  • Quadriceps 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


Fax 443-444-3433

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


Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Fellowship: UPMC St. Margaret Lawrenceville Family Health Center (2020)

Residency: York Hospital GME (2019)

Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School Of Medicine (2016)

Hospital affiliations