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Southcoast General Surgery, 543 North Street, New Bedford, MA 508-997-1748




Patricia L. Andrade, MD

Patricia L. Andrade, MD

  • Dr. Andrade is on staff at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford where she has practiced general surgery for the past 14 years.

  • A graduate of Brown University School of Medicine, Dr. Andrade completed a residency in general surgery at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I. She has a special interest in surgical treatment of breast cancer and has been instrumental in bringing the latest breast cancer treatments to the South Coast region.

  • A native of New Bedford, Dr. Andrade is involved as a volunteer in the community and serves as the chairperson of the New Bedford Board of Health.

  • She is board certified in general surgery.

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Kathryn T. Chen, MD

Kathryn T. Chen, MD

  • Dr. Chen graduated from the The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She began her general surgery residency at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, and completed her training at University of Minnesota. She was also an NIH T32 surgical research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for 2 years, and most recently graduated from a surgical oncology fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

  • Dr. Chen is board certified in general surgery, and will be board-eligible in surgical oncology.

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Richard Demopoulos, MD, FACS

Richard Demopoulos, MD, FACS

  • Dr. Demopoulos is a board certified general surgeon who is on staff at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, where he has practiced since 1994.

  • He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.

  • Dr. Demopoulos's special clinical interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery including colon, biliary, intestinal and hernia surgery, as well as breast and soft-tissue surgery.

  • He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Victor Pricolo, MD

Victor Pricolo, MD

  • Dr. Pricolo is Chief of General Surgery at Southcoast Health System and a surgeon with Southcoast Physicians Group.

  • He received his medical degree from the University of Milan, Italy, and completed a surgical residency at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital. He completed additional training in surgical research and metabolism, gastrointestinal endoscopy and colon and rectal surgery.

  • Dr. Pricolo is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery.

  • He has been a pioneer of minimally invasive surgery and continence-preserving procedures in colon and rectal surgery. He has lectured nationally and internationally, published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and is actively involved in research protocols to improve treatment outcomes and quality of life for patients with a variety of benign and malignant intestinal conditions.

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508-997-1748

Southcoast General Surgery
543 North Street
New Bedford, MA 02740


Office Hours

Monday ~ Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.




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