Dr. Barbara Schwartzberg, MD

Dr. Barbara Schwartzberg, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
64 y/o
(58)

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Dr. Barbara Schwartzberg, MD is a general surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.

Western Surgical Care

4500 E 9th Ave Ste 710

Denver, CO 80220
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schwartzberg performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 67% of peers
Breast Cancer
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Schwartzberg's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schwartzberg "A new surgical problem, especially a breast cancer, can be a trying and uncertain time. I understand your anxiety and emotion. Educating each patient in regards to their medical situation is very important to me You can then make an informed decision about your options. I have a caring, supportive office staff who share these goals. I use the newest approaches in medicine and cutting-edge technology to treat you or your loved one. This is always performed in a state-of-the-art facility."

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Ligation
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Franklin and Marshalll College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Purdue University / Main Campus
    Other Education | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartzberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schwartzberg does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schwartzberg and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Rose Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Schwartzberg is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Schwartzberg's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartzberg to family and friends
58 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (56)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Schwartzberg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We named her "Barb the Butcher". She worked on my wife on a simple breast surgery and basically created a hematoma and massive scars. More to the point, she is intransigent, old, set in her ways and behind standard of care. We would NEVER recommend her to anyone. Go to the University, find out...more
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Dr. Schwartberg was wonderful and helped me through breast cancer. She was caring, patient, nd informative. I am grateful she was my doctor.
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Dr. Schwartzberg is my guardian angel, because she is guiding me through this labyrinth since my breast cancer diagnosis on January 6, 2016. Although I am over the hump with the mastectomy, and the first chemo treatment (with mediport), I know that Dr. S. and Desiree will continue to be my angels...more
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