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Dr. Victoria Barbosa is a caring professional who gives individualized, attentive care to all of her patients. She looks forward to helping you achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy skin! She is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Dermatology. She is also a writer for Reader'd Digest Guide to Skin Care.
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Wonderful doctor. Not only was she very attentive but also made me feel very comfortable and put a smile on my face!
Dr. Barbosa is so knowledgeable and friendly and she puts you at ease right away.
She was so friendly and down to earth and answered all of my questions. I will be returning!
She was very informative. I highly recommend her services.
Dr. Barbosa is very professional and down to earth! She will explain in detail any procedure that you may have, and all of your options. I highly recommend her as I've seen other dermatologists that did not offer good solutions to my skin problem.
Dr. Barbosa was so kind, and she answered all of my questions thoroughly. She didn't rush through my consultation at all even though it seemed to be a busy day with a lot of other patients waiting.
Always very professional and nice.
Would absolutely recommend Dr. Barbosa!! Outstanding service by her entire staff.
Smart, professional, and great sense of humor while taking my ailment seriously. Dr Barbosa explained every step thoroughly and stopped to make sure I understood. It was a great experience.
She was excellent and very knowledgeable. I loved how she treated me and my few pimples like we all that matters in this world lol
My appointment lasted about 5 minutes and she didn't ask for any background or history and immediately prescribed a topical cream. She sent the prescription to a company I had never heard of and said I should call to give them my information, but the company did not take my insurance. I called the office 4-5 times leaving messages with the front desk and nobody knew what I was talking about at the front desk or relayed the message to Dr. Barbosa. I never received a call back or answers to my questions, and therefore never received my prescription.
She was very informative and very respectful.
my visit with Doctor Barbosa, was amazing she was professional and knowledgeable about the things I needed to help clean up my skin.. Also, she made the visit enjoyable.... I would recommend her to others.
She was a nice, it seems she has the same diagnosis for everyone, her speech on my "acne" seemed so robotic, she didn't even stop to catch her breath. Can't say much else except she seemed to rush but had no problem recommending treatments that weren't covered by insurance or recommend me coming back for another appointment.
Dr. Barbosa is a great! She addressed all my questions and was able to offer solutions and showed she cared about my health issues.
The doctor was very professional and knowledgeable. The receptionist were very nice and personable.
This was my first visit with Dr. Barbosa. She was very personable and thoroughly explained everything to be done at this visit with detail and understanding.
Very professional thorough and personable.... I am excited to have chosen Dr. Barbosa as my Dermatologist.
She was honest in her evaluation.
Although I thought that Dr. Barbosa was an excellent doctor, I waited 2 months for feedback on my lab results even after repeatedly calling them and being made promises. The first time I called was about a week after the appointment to see if they had gotten the fax from my physician... To my surprise, they didn't seem to know what I was referring to but promised to request the blood work again (I found out later my physician HAD faxed them over within 24 hours) and provide results ASAP. Second time I called was about 1 month after my appointment, they still seemed surprised by my request but one of the nurses assured me that they would get results by end of day and latest by the next morning... Nothing. The third time was the beginning of this month. I called and said that I'd been trying to get a hold of lab results for a couple of weeks and again, was promised results within the hour. I did get results that day but to wait TWO MONTHS for simple supplement advice seemed like a waste of effort. Good doctor but the office and operations could use some help in customer service and timeliness.
I had a great experience at this office. I arrived 10 minutes early, filled out my paperwork and relaxed with water. I was taken in right away to go through my history with a PA. Dr. Barbosa is one of those women that you are glad to know - whether or not she's your doctor. Honest and disarming, which are great characteristics in a doctor. She made me feel like I could just relax and be myself, which is nice because I'm usually a little stressed at a doctor's office. Can't say I hope I go back, but if I need to (heaven forbid), I wouldn't go anywhere else.
Dr. Barbosa was wonderful! I am very happy that I found her--the appointment was for an initial screening and she was thoughtful, thorough, fast, considerate and answered all of my questions. She was awesome!
Informative. Very knowledgeable. She speaks plainly in easy to understand instructions and explanations. I appreciate that she was not pushy for selling her products. But told me to do my research and what the research she had on certain products was. Really nice and straightforward.
Dr. Barbosa is so nice and thorough!
Awesome personality! Great experience!
Might not be as thorough as my previous dermatologist, but the office is well run and the doctor is very easy to talk to.
Dr Barbosa was super professional and friendly. She had great bedside manner and I would definitely recommend her.
I enjoyed meeting her she was knowledgeable, warm, friendly & honest.
Very professional and thorough visit. Will continue to follow up with Dr. Barbosa.
She is easy to talk to and very thorough. I felt like I left her office with a solution to my problem.
Dr was very thorough, friendly, engaging and informative. Her office was welcoming, the assistants were professional and friendly from start to finish.
I really enjoyed my appointment with Dr. Barbosa! She took the time to get to know me personally and spent time with me. I never felt like she was rushing or trying to get me out of there. I went for a yearly check up and she took the time to look over my entire body. I felt like she was careful and truly looking at my skin. I am very happy with Dr. Barbosa and will be going back.
Dr Barbosa was very helpful and friendly. It was like talking to one of your girl friends that would be upfront with you and would only tell you the truth. When my best friend recommended Dr Barbosa and I saw her on "Windy City Live".....she was exactly the same....professional, honest, and seemed to care about me. Now, I see why my best friend of 48 years raved about her.
Dr.Barbosa was very helpful and knowledgeable of my condition and right away had a game plan for me. I came in for 3 separate issues and I felt she took the time to make sure all my concerns were addressed.
Dr. Barbosa is extremely personable and explains everything very clearly. She made me feel comfortable and gave thoughtful advice. Wait time is very short and the location is convenient for anyone who works downtown.
SHE IS AMAZING. I am going to recommend her to anyone and everyone. I'm actually excited about going back for my check up in two months!
Dr. Barbosa was professional and very friendly! She greeted me with a warm smile and a wealth of knowledge. Dr. Barbosa explained to me the overview of my diagnosis and treatments of the possible reason for my visit.
She is an awesome doctor, very caring, great attitude and professional.
She was very nice and thorough.
She is very personable and I'm excited about the regimen she's recommended.
Fantastic bedside manner, very knowledgeable,witty, approachable with a broad spectrum of services. Look forward to my next visit (weird but true).
You immediately get that at home feelimg. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Dr. Barbosa is very professional with a great sense of humor. Love it!!!!!!!!!
Great , Knowledgeable , answered all my questions in details, I am glad I finally found a dermatologist who know what is going on. I will definitly will keep her for all my skin care
Excellent and thorough. She answered all my questions.
Great doctor and very pleasant. She really cares about the patient.
Dr Barbosa was fantastic! She took the time to listen to my concerns and answered all the questions I had. Definitely one of the best doctor I have came across so far! Highly recommended for anyone who needs so help with their skin issues
Dr. Barbuda made me feel very comfortable and was humorous as well!
Very happy to have found Dr. Barbosa! I've been to so many dermatologists (I've struggled with acne my whole life) and I'm very confident that the new regimen she prescribed will work! Looking forward to seeing how my face looks after 3 months. Dr. Barbosa was great - she listened to my concerns and addressed every issue I was happy. I would highly recommend Dr. Barbosa.
I just moved from FL - face has been breaking out terribly. Dr. Barbosa took a lot of time with me. She made me feel very comfortable. She was extremely thorough.
Very friendly, knowledgeable. Enjoyed my visit and am seeing positive results from her suggestions!
It was my first visit to a dermatologist (even though I'm over 40!) and I was made to feel very comfortable by her staff and Dr Barbosa herself. She was very down to earth and friendly and I look forward to my follow-up appointment.
I had a great experience at Dr. Barbosa's office. The staff is nice and the Dr. Barbosa thoroughly went through what needs to be addressed in order to take care of my skin issues. Highly recommended!
Dr. Barbosa was very sweet during our visit and explained everything to me perfectly. I look forward to seeing her again next year!
Dr. Barbosa is one of the nicest and friendliest doctors I have visited. I've never had a dermatologist before so having someone that I felt comfortable with was very important to me. My expectations were satisfied! I was called at my appointment time but did have to wait 20-30 min in the actual room. Front desk staff was also a little cold and unfriendly but otherwise no major complaints. Happy with my experience overall!
Great visit and well run office even though they did not have my appointment which I am not sure on which end that error occurred.
She was very personable, explained things well and was helpful in recommending sunscreen products. I waited a little to see Dr. Barbosa but was in and out within 45 minutes.
Dr. Barbosa was very personable and gave me her undivided attention. She apologized for running behind schedule.
Super efficient, yet very thorough with a great bedside manner.
She was very attentive and answered all the questions I had. She took her time to explain my diagnosis and medication she was prescribing. As I was the first patient in the morning, I did not have to wait at all. Her side-kick who was assisting her was also very professional and sweet. Great team and I would highly recommend Dr. Barbosa if you need a dermatologist.
Great! Annual Skin Screening so it was quick and easy!
I am so glad I went to Dr Barbosa. She is very friendly and easy to talk to.
She was by far the best dermatologist I've ever seen.
I've been to many dermatologists but she is the last one I ever intend to see again.
Dr. Barbosa was extremely thorough and made me feel comfortable for my full body skin exam. Ended up having a mole removed and sent for testing. The process was quick and put my mind at ease. Definitely recommend her to all of my family and friends.
She's like a caring mother - always willing to listen and provides you with the best course of action for you. She really takes her time and you can tell she really cares about you. It's a wonderful feeling that you don't receive from many doctors today. Thanks!
It was a very nice and informative visit. She was very friendly! She made sure all my questions were answered. I would definitely recommend her!
I had a good visit...a pleasant surprise given that I found Dr. Barbosa through ZocDoc. I'll definitely use this site again in the future.
Wonderful and personable. She made sure that I understood clearly before I left her office.
Dr. Barbosa was great, spent plenty of time with me and covered all issues/questions. The wait was long though, over 30 minutes past my appointment time.
I liked Dr. Barbosa she was very extremely pleasant and knowledgeable.
found her to be very knowledgable in her specialty; her direct style appealed to me.
I don't think I've ever had a more efficient, helpful and friendly doc appointment to date. Dr. Barbosa is fantastic! While I might not need to go in often, I actually look forward to future appointments.
Very good at fielding questions, has a great memory.
Dr. Barbosa was great. She was knowledgeable about the products I already use and gave me good advice for the future. Very approachable and upbeat disposition.
Dr. Barbosa always makes me feel as though I am in good hands--she listens, and then she presents real solutions.
Professional, friendly and practical advice. Asked about goals for skin which is better than trying to oversell other services. Took immediate action when finding a concern.
She was fantastic! She gave me all the information I needed and answered all of my questions. She was so nice, very thorough and extremely professional. I would recommend her to anyone.
Very personable and professional!
Amazing experience! Dr. Barbosa was friendly and patient oriented. She took the time to answer all my questions without making me feel rushed or as if i was annoying her. Highly recommend Dr. Barbosa!
Very friendly and kind!
She is very friendly. She took the time to listen to all my concerns.
Dr. Barbosa and her team were awesome! Everyone was very personable, friendly and professional.
My interaction with Dr. Barbosa was average. The real reason for this review is that I returned an Item on Sept 3 and received the refund an entire month later. I had to call about six times. I've since found another office to work with.
She is quite simply the best.
I was extremely happy, she was everything the review's suggested.
Dr. Barbosa is a very caring and compassionate person. She is a good listener. I have to do my research now since she was my second opinion. She invited me to share in her support group. I like this Doctor she is special.
She's great! Knowledgeable and nice.
She was friendly, professional, and clearly very well spoken. Her staff was amazing and I appreciate that she perfomrs several services in her office. I would recommend her to everyone I know that has any kind of skin issue.
Dr. Barbosa is extremely informative and demonstrates a great bedside manner. She provide results driven solutions without breaking your bank.
Dr. Barbosa was very friendly. She didn't make me feel rushed and answered all my questions.
Straight to the point and clear.
Incredibly friendly and efficient - would definitely recommend!
Dr. Barbosa was the friendliest doctor I've ever visited. She's very approachable and down-to-earth, yet thorough.
Dr. Barbosa is a wonderful, enthusiastic and exceptionally friendly doctor. She has thoughtful, relevant answers to all of my questions and really takes to time to listen to my needs. I've never felt like I was being rushed through an appointment.
Dr. Barbosa was professional, knowledgeable, expert & direct to the point. I highly recommend her!
Dr. Victoria Barbosa was very professional, friendly and relaxed. All of my questions were answered and I was not rushed. She was very knowledgable and she seemed like she enjoyed her job, which translated into me having an exceptional consultation. I would highly recommend Dr. Barbosa.
She was knowledgable and informative.
She is just wonderful!!!
Helpful. Will have more to say after the follow up.
Seemed extremely knowledgeable. She was very friendly yet professional.
The doctor was really great. Although I had to wait for over an hour to see her (was not very happy) she was great. They were very apologetic about the wait which it better. Overall I think the wait must have been a fluke and I would highly recommend the doctor and the office.
Wonderful experience very informative and very professional with a personal touch:)
Dr. Barbosa takes the time to listen to you. She is very knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable. Highly recommended.
Provided honest feedback. Answered all of my questions. Efficient.
Professional, personable, and efficient.
My visit was very pleasant. The office is relaxed, the staff was so friendly and Dr. Barbosa was awesome. She's knowledgable, friendly, gave me a treatment plan I could understand and was able give me an idea of what to expect in the coming weeks.
This was my first visit to this practice. I really enjoyed Dr. Barbosa, she made me feel calm and comfortable, gave me plenty of time to ask questions, and gave me several recommendations for next steps in my care. The rest of the staff was professional and attentive as well and the office is in an ideal location if you work downtown.
Great doctor!!! Super bedside manner, she really cares about her patients!
Very professional and knowledgeable.
It felt good, my visit was a good one.
I liked Dr. Barbosa very much. She addressed my questions about Retin-A without trying to upsell me expensive treatments I don't need yet. And she gave me a coupon so I could try the medication for free.
Dr Barbosa always makes me feel relaxed and a priority during my visit. She is friendly, caring and always professional....the perfect combination I was looking for in a physician.
She was extremely nice and accomadating. I needed to get my second appointment within the month due to insurance issues and she made sure it happened. Great experience, and definitely will make her my new dermatologist!
Dr. Victoria is so easy to talk to and personable. She immediately made me feel comfortable with her bubbly personality and knowledge of every issue I came to see her about. Her anesthetician was available right away & I got everything taken care of in one office visit. Superb.
I had a terrible experience with my past dermatologist. I found Dr. Barbosa online and read all the wonderful comments online and decided to give it a try even though her office is an hour away from where I live. To get that kind of service and attention I'd be willing to drive anywhere. She is amazing and very caring. Something you don't see in Dr.'s nowadays.
Very professional and very helpful.
Dr. Barbosa had a casual way about her that put me at ease right away. I'm glad I sought a second opinion and came to see her!
Dr. Barbosa was great! She was kind, warm, personable and caring. She took the time to listen to all of my concerns and then put me at ease with her easy to understand explanations of treatment options. I'll definitely be back if I have concerns in the future!
Love it. She was very helpful and knowledgeable.
Ver professional and seemed to really care. I liked her and she will be my dermatologist going forward.
Dr.Barbosa is very personable and has a great staff!!!
Very personable and she explained things to me in regular language (not medical terms)
Dr. Barbosa was quick and efficient. I was able to visit her during my lunch hour without any issues.
She really put my mind at ease. Very personable! Depending on results of diagnosis, suggestions, I may increase recommendation to highest. (Not enough to go on yet!)
Dr. Barbosa was great!
She is great!!!
Dr. Barbosa is wonderful. I get a little anxious at the doctor's office, but she put me at ease right away. She's professional, personable, and certainly knows her stuff! I highly recommend.
She was very friendly and professional, I was in and out of the office right away.
This was my second visit with Dr. Barbosa and it was as good as the first. She covered everything that we had previously gone over and was patient and focused on me throughout the visit. My skin is better than it has ever been in my life and I owe that in large part to her willingness to listen to my concerns and her ability to make the correct Rx decisions for me as a individual.
Dr. Barbosa was wonderful. She was very friendly and made me feel at ease. She had great knowledge and I would highly recommend her!!
First time ever seeing a dermatologist and it was a great experience! Right when I walked through the door. I work in healthcare and i myself can be critical of other healthcare professionals and Dr. Barbosa went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable and welcome. Will definitely be making my 2 mo f/u with her.
I just loved her beside manner and her professionalism!
very friendly, definitely recommend.
Fantastic! Highly Recommended! Highly personable:) My daughter and I have found our permanent dermatologist who knows her stuff:)
She is the first Dermatologist in Chicago that I have found that I like. She takes in an interest in you personally. In addition, the office is super clean and everyone is very nice.
She was very nice, caring, easy to talk to and understanding. Knowledgeable about everything I was concerned with. A positive experience.
Great experience. Very sweet lady.
She is very professional and the staff is great. I did not wait long at all once I got there. She takes her time is very thourough and makes sure she answers all your questions before you leave. I was very satisfied with my visit.
Vicky has an awesome bedside manner. She is both thorough and caring. I felt completely educated on my issue at the end of my appointment and was confident in the treatment options she presented. Just as important, her team runs like a well choreographed performance. I was in an out in a flash and never felt rushed.
I was really impressed. Her knowledge was comforting. I don't know how the treatment will result, so I will post a review of that later, but her logical, professional approach was refreshing because I didn't feel like she was trying to set me up to buy some product like many derms I've been to.
I love Dr Barbosa.Nothing to say except she awesome, excellant,and I would defintley reommend her I already have .
She was very thorough, caring and helpful. She made the visit a pleasant one and I was able to get in the same day. She provided a very convenient and quick service.
Dr. Barbosa is awesome. Seriously. Who knew going to the dermatologist could be fun?
She is patient. Explains the concern or not so concern. She is conservative which I like most.
So impressed that I plan on "keeping" her! AND I already recommended her to several friends.
Excellent, Dr. Barbosa is easy to talk to and very professional.
First visit and found Dr. Barbosa to be friendly, making me feel very comfortable, gave very professional advice and was willing to find the time to fill a request I made regarding my skin.
Dr.Barbosa is very knowledgeable and very easy to speak with. She made me feel comfortable and very easy to ask questions. Her office staff are also friendly and I can't overemphasize the smiles!! They make a difference and I most definitely will recommend Dr. Barbosa to anyone needing professional dermatology services.
Everything I read about her on this site was completely accurate. My wait time was non existent, which NEVER happens at the doctor's office. She was friendly, personable and warm...again, rare to find in the world of medicine. The staff is really friendly and helpful and they called my prescription into my local pharmacy before I even left the office, making it ready for pick up immediately. I'm a little disappointed I don't need to go in for a follow up! One of the best visits to the doctor I've had in years.
Dr. Barbosa was great-so friendly, funny and very helpful! She made me feel at ease right away. The rest of the staff was also very nice and friendly. Highly recommended.
Dr. Barbosa was very friendly, and explain in details the medication she was prescribing and how they work. I am definitely seeing her again in 2 months.
I really liked her! She was friendly and approachable. She also seemed very knowledgeable!
OMG! this is the way a doctors office should run. Staff is very friendly and office is nice and CLEAN!!!! Dr. Barbosa was very down to earth and spoke to me like a friend not like a number. BRAVO!!!!!!
Dr. Victoria Barbosa was very professional and helpful.
Dr. Barbosa is a wonderful doctor! She answered all of my questions in a very caring and understanding manner. She took her time with the appointment and did not rush at all. I appreciate everything she did for me and I recommend her to anyone!
OMG I LOVED DR.BARBOSA! She really knows her stuff. I read some of the reviews on here about her being real friendly and I AGREE! Her assistants are really nice as well. For one of my conditions, I've been told for YEARS that there was nothing that could be done by other doctors..but Dr. Barbosa thought of some things that could work and THEY ARE!
shes a very cheerful lively lady
She was great, very personable and easy to talk to about any problems. Highly recommended.