Dr. Barbara S. Schwartzberg, MD

Dr. Barbara S. Schwartzberg, MD

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General Surgery | Female | 62 years old

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.Read more

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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.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartzberg to family and friends
4.9
based on 56 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (51)
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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 of deliverance.
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Duct Ectasia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Fibroadenoma
  • Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Franklin and Marshalll College

    Graduated in 1975

  • Other Education
    Purdue University / Main Campus

    Completed in 1978

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Schwartzberg's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Schwartzberg

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Schwartzberg's Care Philosophy

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.