Dr. Barry Firstenberg, DO

Dr. Barry Firstenberg, DO

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Barry Firstenberg, DO is an oncology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978 and specializes in oncology.

906 W Randol Mill Rd

Arlington, TX 76012

Contact Information

(817) 261-4906

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Firstenberg'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. Firstenberg "Dr. Barry Firstenberg practices at Arlington Cancer Center. Services include oncology, cancer treatment and medical oncology.      "

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Firstenberg does not have any board certifications listed.

107  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Firstenberg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Firstenberg to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Firstenberg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He is straight to the point when it comes to whatever you're dealing with (possible blood disorders on my part). However, he can be a bit less than compassionate and condescending (I don't know if it's due to frustration or what not), which caused me to feel uncared for and like my time was wasted...more
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My dad went in with a lung mass. Brought in his old records of prior melanoma. Had a lung biopsy, which was inconclusive. The biopsy said it could be lung cancer, but couldn't rule out melanoma. Dr. Firstenberg opted to go ahead with chemo with older,lesser used chemo drugs for lung cancer. These...more
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