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For Immediate Release:
July26, 2013

Neurologist Susanne J. Patrick-MacKinnon, MD, joins Southcoast Physicians Group

Susanne J. Patrick-MacKinnon, MD

BRISTOL, R.I. — Southcoast™ Health System today announced that neurologist, Susanne J. Patrick-MacKinnon, MD, has joined Southcoast Physicians Group Neurology and will see patients at 814 Metacom Avenue in Bristol, R.I.

Dr. Patrick-MacKinnon is an experienced neurologist, maintaining a private practice in Bristol, R.I. since 2003. She also serves as a staff neurologist at Newport Hospital in R.I. and is a clinical instructor in neurosciences at Brown University in Providence, R.I.

Dr. Patrick-MacKinnon received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. Following her internship in internal medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, she completed a residency and fellowship in neurology, and a fellowship in epilepsy at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn.

Dr. Patrick-MacKinnon has been widely recognized for her community service. In 2007 she was presented with the Community Service Award from the James L. Maher Center of Rhode Island, and in 2005 she received the Outstanding Community Service Award from Newport County Community Mental Health Center in Middletown, R.I.

Dr. Patrick-MacKinnon is board certified in psychiatry and neurology.

Dr. Patrick-MacKinnon is accepting new patients. To make an appointment, please call 401-254-6055.

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-973-5280

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