Emma L. Barber, MD

Emma L. Barber, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Gynecologic Oncology

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Chemotherapy
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
  • Radical Pelvic Surgery
  • Radical Trachelectomy
  • Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Yale University School of Medicine - 2006
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2014
Fellowships:
University of North Carolina Hospitals - 2017

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology (Certified)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

102 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

94 Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

She is knowledgeable and very personable

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Overall wonderful care

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November 13, 2020

5.0

She's very knowledgeable and I'm doing well in her care.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

She's smart, caring and she listens.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

She very concerned about you and your problem. Listen very well. Love her bedside manner.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

They put you first.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

I love Doctor Barber's bedside manner. She is an excellent doctor. She explains everything in detail and I feel very confident under her care.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Superb care and excellent doctors.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Porque la doctora es muy amable,profesional y explica todo claramente

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Porque son muy atentos y responden a todas tus preguntas

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October 31, 2020

5.0

She is approachable and well spoken

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk to

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Efficient, friendly and on time

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Experience and knowledge of the rare medical situation I was experiencing, patience, communication

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Quality communication and care throughout my experience

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber is brilliant and has extraordinary expertise. I feel incredibly fortunate that I was connected to her for my surgery.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Everyone has been incredibly responsive, my surgery and recovery have gone incredibly well. It is an amazing group of professionals.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Professional and detailed

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Excellent staff and service

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October 24, 2020

5.0

She is very compassionate about her field of medicine. She explained everything in detail about my cancer diagnosis and I left feeling very comfortable with my treatment plan.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

The staff at Northwestern is the most caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, and friendliest medical professionals I have ever met. They make me feel safe and cared for.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

I have only met her twice as I was begat to her when Dr. Lurain retired. Her exam was thorough and she was responsive to my needs.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

My care has been thoughtful and responsive.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Friendly, professional, thorough explanations

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Friendly, professional, thorough explanations

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber and her team are amazing. They take the time to answer all my questions and explain everything to me. I left the office today with my mind very much at ease. I love that they let me know if I need anything to reach out to them. This is very comforting.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

The office is very efficient, from the receptionist to the surgeon. I never had to wait long to be called in for my appointment and everyone is very friendly and caring.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Respectful, informative, didn't feel rushed

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Barber was so nice and so quick!

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October 09, 2020

3.0

She was thorough and competent.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

I liked Dr. Barber's manner and appreciated her advice.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Everyone I dealt with was very efficient and caring.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Friendly & professional

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October 06, 2020

5.0

She was instrumental in helping me restore my health. She listens, is thorough, and provides excellent medical advice.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Helpful, explains well and generally caring

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Wonderful doctor Barbers and physicians assistant Nicole

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Emma Barber was professional and spent time to explain my condition.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

The appointments were easy to set up and the visits were fast and efficiently run.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber was extremely helpful in taking time for education about diagnosis and options for treatment plan. I have no doubt that she is at the top of her field! I was fortunate to get to see her quite quickly for a long clinic exam and consultation. Thank you. She's a dynamo 10+.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Very professional staff with compassion and expertise.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and humanizing

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Very good facility

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September 22, 2020

5.0

She was pleasant and answered all My questions

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Explains things in an understandable way

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Caring staff that listens.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

I had two surgeries with Dr. Barber recently in 5 months...She's the Best !! I would have no one else but her to operate on me!. I trust her completely and have faith in her. I needed emergency surgery the 2nd time well the 1st time too, and she made it so easy, and I felt relieved. I knew I was in great hands.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Exceptional care !! Always.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Emma Barber is a very knowledgeable oncologist, and I am so fortunate to be her patient. She did my cancer surgery and continues with my follow up visits. She never rushes through a session and is genuinely interested in hearing about my concerns. When you have had cancer you worry about everything. Her confidence alone makes me very comfortable. I walk out of her appointment so relieved and in good spirits. I look forward to seeing her bc she makes me feel safe. Today fellow Dr. Allison Saiz also attended Dr. Barber. She was wonderful and confident in everything she did and I was very comfortable - sort of cut from the same cloth as Dr. Barber. I was happy to see both of them. Best experience!

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Clear communicator

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Clear and well run

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Great Dr. Feel so comfortable with her

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Barber and Karen Novak are fantastic. Dominique also is great. Staff is so nice. Really makes you feel good

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Actively listens to you...easy to talk to!!Very knowledgeable...She makes you feel special...

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Great staff...Amaziing medical staff!!!

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Seems incredibly capable, great experience and expertise.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Great job explaining everything. Dr took her time.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

She's a great doctor who listens and gives great advice.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

I have a great doctor who has a great team.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Great knowledgeable doctor. Has done all the right things to bring my metastatic cancer into remission.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Dr Barber gave me clear information about my diagnosis and has mapped out a plan of action to resolve the cancer.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber the Nurse Practioner staff are excellent.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Patience, confidence, excellent bedside manner, answered all questions.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Emma Barber and her physician's assistant and other staff are excellent. Rec'd excellent care during hospital stay.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

I experienced skillful, caring, and compassionate care!

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Excellent surgeon truly care about their patients as individuals.

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August 29, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and well thought out review of my case and well reasoned recommendations. Answered all my questions. Very pleased that she presented my case at Tumor Board for broad expert input. Gave me confidence in her recommendations

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber is extremely knowledge and personable. She was confident in her ability to do a complicated biopsy and to do the the robotic surgery that resulted in a cancer free outcome!

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August 28, 2020

5.0

I am so happy to have Dr. Barber for my doctor! She and her staff are amazing!.She is compassionate, answers every question - (and I always have many), and is always immediately responsive To my messages on my chart.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

great bedside manner, professional and easy to talk to.

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August 22, 2020

5.0

She's smart, friendly and she listens.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber is a gem. I have been telling my friends about how kind, patient, and professional she is.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Very nice and understanding. Wants only the very best for her patients.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

I have received the absolute best care from everyone that has been involved in my care for the past year! So happy I made the decision to travel from Wisconsin to Northwestern!

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August 18, 2020

5.0

The doctor took time to explain about my procedure. All the staff members were great.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Takes time to explain things, staff surrounding are very kind and friendly.

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August 14, 2020

4.0

She explained in detail about the procedures & possible complications. She was also very compassionate and pleasant.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Very thorough good patient conversation s as bd reassuring

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July 26, 2020

5.0

I was treated with respect and listened to. I also got all the information I need.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Shows patient caring, understanding knowledgeable, friendly and staying on top of .my health needs . My whole team there is truly the Dream Team. I thank God for them.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

She is a wonderful, caring Dr. I have a lot of trust in her.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Barber and staff always prompt. She is very thorough and takes the time to listen and answer all questions.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Pleasant manner, answers any questions along with instructions clearly and concisely.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Barber and her nurse practitioner Karyn were very professional, kind, and extended enough time to address my concerns.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Dr.Barber is a very proffesional person, she takes pride in her work. If someone was in need of a dr. I would highly recommend her.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Smart, on the ball, listens, cheerful, professional, good vibes. :)

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Efficient-professional and trustworthy

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber is so knowledgeable. She is kind and thorough and talks through and questions that one may have.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Barber is kind, compassionate, listens to my concerns and explains everything

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June 19, 2020

5.0

She is attentive with direct eye contact and very patient.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

She is not only thorough but personable as well. :)

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Compassion .Honesty

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June 05, 2020

5.0

I always feel heard.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Extremely compassionate, gentle and reassuring.

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