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Every day I see patients who are anxious about their disease, and usually fearful of the surgery they need. I am honored to be in a position where I can help them and make them well again. I go home knowing I made a difference.
— Dr. Eigelberger
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Patient Reviews

I was diagnosed with breast cancer I was seen very quickly by your office. I felt every effort was made to make the process go smoothly. I felt I was provided with good information and options to consider.


I found Dr. Eigelberger to be very efficient, kind and supportive.  She explained everything about my breast cancer surgery in detail.  Very informative.  I had a very peaceful experience as I felt Dr. E. took special care of me! 


The entire staff of WCSA is great and professional. Dr. Eigelberger is a smart, kind, excellent and highly recommendable surgeon.

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Monica Eigelberger, MD, FACS

Dr. Eigelberger received her medical degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.  She completed her residency in general surgery at the UCSF- East Bay and a research fellowship in thyroid cancer at the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Eigelberger is board certified in General D Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She has extensive training in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery as well as complex surgery for trauma and other serious conditions.

In her free time, Dr. Eigelberger enjoys spending time with family, swimming, hiking, cycling, snow skiing and cooking.

MEDICAL SCHOOL:

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO

RESIDENCY:

General Surgery, St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, MO

General Surgery,  UCSF/East Bay General Surgery Residency, Oakland, CA

RESEARCH FELLOW:

NIH T32 Surgical Oncology Training Grant, UCSF/Mt. Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

CERTIFICATIONS:

Board Certified in General Surgery

FACILITY PRIVILEGES:

John Muir Medical Center Walnut Creek & Concord Campuses

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center 

San Ramon Regional Medical Center

EXPERTISE:

Dr. Eigelberger specializes in Breast Cancer Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery.