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Dr. Karen Barbosa, DO

Dr. Karen Barbosa, DO

Breast Surgery ·  Female · Age 49


Dr. Karen Barbosa, DO is a breast surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 12 years. She specializes in breast surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.


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(907) 222-2950

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Dr. Barbosa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Breast Tumor
  • Breast, Unilateral Giant
  • Breastfeeding Counseling
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecomastia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinary Disorders

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Barbosa attended a post baccalaureate program at Columbia University follow by a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed a Breast Surgery Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, follo...

Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Medical Genetics
  • Oncoplastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Cleveland Clinic - Breast Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Penninsula Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
PCOM
Internship Hospital
2001
Ou-Com
Medical School
1992
Fordham University
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2002
2001
1992

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Leaders of Excellence Award, 2008

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I was so pleased with every aspect of my care from Dr. Barbosa and her office manager Jodi. Efficient and kind. Lets you share in decisions, in as far as that is possible. This was my third and thankfully the easiest to tolerate of my three breast cancer surgeries.
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Dr. Barbosa took time to really listen to my concerns, answer all of my questions and made sure I understood all of my options. Furthermore she is warm, friendly and really seems to care about her patients. I felt total confidence in her as I went into surgery. Jody in the front office, is easy...Read More
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From my first visit with Dr. Barbosa I knew I had found my surgeon for breast cancer. She explained in detail what to expect as I went through breast cancer, not just surgery, but the oncologists I would need. She made recommendations for those doctors, and they were the best. She answers every...Read More
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I went to Dr Barbosa for a breast reduction and immediately knew i wanted her for the job! Her and her staff helped me more then i can say with the whole process! Caring,knowledgeable,wonderful,compassionate,excellent at her work.I couldn't have asked for a better Dr the results of my surgery are...Read More
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In a time like this you need someone you trust and communicates with you openly and honestly! She took great care of me with the most updated techniques and knowledge!
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Alaska Breast Care Specialists

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    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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