Val Bratinov, MD| Emergency Medicine | MedStar Health

Val Bratinov, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

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