Dr. Monica S. Eigelberger, MD

Dr. Monica S. Eigelberger, MD

General Surgery | Female | 46 years old

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Dr. Eigelberger specializes in General Surgery and practices in Walnut Creek, CA. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Eigelberger's Reviews

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2.9
based on 18 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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in Lafayette, CA |
Dr. Eigelberger was recommended to me by family friend who also had breast cacner. She immediately took charge of my cancer situation got me scheduled for lumpectomy in short time after initial visit...the quick scheduling was very comforting of course. The surgery went very smoothly and I felt relieved and encouraged by her care. She is a busy, professional young woman and I was glad to have her as a competent surgeon which is what I needed most at the time. I recommend her.
in Brentwood, CA |
Follow up to our Aug 30 review: Dr. Eigelberger performed elective surgery on my wife last week. Fortunately we avoided emergency surgery in August in part due to Dr. Eigelberger's course of treatment. Dr. Eigelberger always was cordial, gave us the information we needed and answered our questions. The procedure (5 1/2 hrs.) went off without a hitch and my wife is recovering nicely. We find her to be an excellent surgeon, but not a hand-holder. We'll take excellent surgeon every time!
in Rio Vista, CA |
I found Dr. Eigelberger to be attentive, listening to my questions and concerns. Answered all of my questions in a professional manner exhibiting her knowledge as a surgeon. Her specialty in breast surgery was especially important for me.
in Walnut Creek, CA |
Like reviewer AM Dr. Eigelberger has zero bedside manners. I felt rushed in the appointments with her and brushed aside when I had any concerns. I won't be going to her again or would recommend her. She failed to tell me the level of concern my biopsy was. Now I'm looking at a possible second surgery due to this. The staff at that office is fantastic, too bad they have to deal with her.
in Walnut Creek, CA |
I would not recommend Dr. Eigelberger because her manner is impatient, rude and condescending. She has no bedside manner. She gets impatient irritated when you ask questions about your health.
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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
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  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair