Meredith Barad, MD

Headache and facial pain specialist, Pain management specialist

4.7 out of 5
143 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments

Headache Clinic in Redwood City

Headache Clinic at Boswell Building

Pain Management Center

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion A, 1st Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6238
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Neurogenetic Oncology Program

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Headache Medicine, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (2012)
  • Board Certification, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialites, Headache (2012)
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2007) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (2003) CA
  • Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2004) CA
  • Board Certification: Pain Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2009)
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2008)
  • Fellowship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Pain Mgmt (2008) CA

Administrative Appointments

  • Co- Director Orofacial Pain Program, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2014 - Present)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

At my first visit getting to know the Dr. Barad she stated for me to "listen" to her while she spoke partially to me and the NP/PA - then I'd get my turn, to which I did that. However, when it was my turn she was too hurried up, did not listen to me well - and any doctor who can sum-up 8 yrs. and 4 cancers in 15 min. is a doctor I don't want to see anymore!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Barad is a very good doctor and I completely trust her knowledge on headaches which is why I have stayed. I would have trouble recommending her because it is impossible to call the office or make appointments and when you get an appointment she's always very late.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Barad has been a caring, concerned & outstanding physician.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I'm very picky, but Dr Barad has exceeded my expectations. She takes me seriously show a lot of concern, and squeezed me into her schedule in same week for worse symptoms and spent plenty of time with he at that time though it wasn't really an appointment.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Barad cares and although busy, fits me in when its important. She is clear, comes up with good care planes, and always follow through. Just great!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Barad is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Excellent MD svcs.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Prefer more information/explanation about medications prescribed & of reason for lab/imaging exam authorized.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I told at least ten people how amazed I was to have every level of staff apologize for the delay.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Always a good/great experience with Dr. Barad.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Barad goes extra "1000 miles" for all her patients!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. McCawley & Dr. Barad are just wonderful. I wish everyone could be under their care.

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4.7 out of 5
143 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

At my first visit getting to know the Dr. Barad she stated for me to "listen" to her while she spoke partially to me and the NP/PA - then I'd get my turn, to which I did that. However, when it was my turn she was too hurried up, did not listen to me well - and any doctor who can sum-up 8 yrs. and 4 cancers in 15 min. is a doctor I don't want to see anymore!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Barad is a very good doctor and I completely trust her knowledge on headaches which is why I have stayed. I would have trouble recommending her because it is impossible to call the office or make appointments and when you get an appointment she's always very late.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Barad has been a caring, concerned & outstanding physician.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I'm very picky, but Dr Barad has exceeded my expectations. She takes me seriously show a lot of concern, and squeezed me into her schedule in same week for worse symptoms and spent plenty of time with he at that time though it wasn't really an appointment.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Barad cares and although busy, fits me in when its important. She is clear, comes up with good care planes, and always follow through. Just great!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Barad is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Excellent MD svcs.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Prefer more information/explanation about medications prescribed & of reason for lab/imaging exam authorized.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I told at least ten people how amazed I was to have every level of staff apologize for the delay.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Always a good/great experience with Dr. Barad.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Barad goes extra "1000 miles" for all her patients!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. McCawley & Dr. Barad are just wonderful. I wish everyone could be under their care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I love Dr. Barad. She is the best.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

The doctor seems to have diagnosed the problem after visiting many other doctors. Very grateful.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Can't get anyone to review medical history before appt. (Not only Stanford!) Why not? Much confusion over getting written evals. sent to me.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Barad was exceptional. No complaints about her except the accessibility to see her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Much of the time with Barad involved discussions of experiences with & strategies with meds. Our interactions were intense.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Was good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Overall good experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Barad always makes sure that both myself & care-provider understand treatment phone & medications.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I was very happy about this visit - all went well.