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For Immediate Release:
October 22, 2013

Gastroenterologists Suzana Brozovic, MD, PhD, DDS, and Deepthi Deconda, MD, join Southcoast Physicians Group

NEW BEDFORD, Mass - Southcoast® Health System announced today that gastroenterologists, Suzana Brozovic, MD, PhD, DDS, and Deepthi Deconda, MD, have joined Southcoast Physicians Group and will see patients in Fairhaven and Fall River respectively.

Suzana Brozovic, MD, PhD, DDS

Dr. Brozovic earned her medical degree, doctor of dental surgery and doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Zagreb, Croatia. She completed an internship and residency in medicine at North Shore Medical Center in Salem. She also completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Brozovic’s areas of clinical interest include gastrointestinal bleeding, small bowel pathology, fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, and hepatitis. She performed clinical and translational research in liver inflammation and cancer.

She is board eligible in gastroenterology and hepatology. She is fluent in Croatian, Slovene and German. She currently resides in Lexington.

Dr. Brozovic is accepting new patients and will see patients at Southcoast Center for Primary and Specialty Care, 208 Mill Road in Fairhaven. To schedule an appointment, call 508-973-2661.

Deepthi Deconda, MD
Dr. Deconda earned her medical degree from the Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India. She completed an internship in categorical internal medicine at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y., and a residency in categorical internal medicine at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Dr. Deconda completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I., where she serves as a teaching fellow in the division of gastroenterology.

She is board certified in internal medicine and is fluent in Telugu and Hindi. She currently resides in Providence, R.I. with her husband and their two children.

Dr. Deconda is accepting new patients and will see patients at 1030 President Avenue in Fall River. To schedule an appointment, call 508-676-3411.

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

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