Dr. Monica Eigelberger, MD

Dr. Monica Eigelberger, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Monica Eigelberger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery.

130 La Casa Via Bldg 3

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

(925) 933-0984

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
high
more than 87% of peers
Mastectomy
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eigelberger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eigelberger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eigelberger to family and friends
2.9
based on 20 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Eigelberger's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Antioch, CA
It goes without saying that I was less than thrilled about being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. My initial appointment with Dr. Eigelberger was very informative. My appointment with her was just the beginning of A1 professional medical care I received during this life changing time. My surgery went...more
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in Livermore, CA
Sorry for split review but there is a character cap. Dr. Eigelberger comes in, does a quick exam, can answer only one of my questions and when asked about the cons of waiting and monitoring for six months since I have a marker, says "Well, it's a bi-rad4, which is cancer 25%-75% of the time so I...more
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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...more
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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....more
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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.
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