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Truesdale Medical GI Associates, 1030 President Avenue, Fall River, MA 508-676-3411




Marvin D. Berman, MD

Marvin D. Berman, MD

  • Board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Dr. Berman has been in practice at The Truesdale Clinic for over 20 years, and has been on staff at Charlton Memorial Hospital since 1989.

  • A magna cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, he completed his internship and residency at University Hospital in Boston. He was a Clinical Associate in Diseases of the Liver at the National Institutes of Health. He received his training in gastroenterology at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He lectures at Brown University and teaches at Boston Medical Center.

  • Dr. Berman has a special interest in liver disease, and has published widely on this topic as well as other gastrointestinal conditions.

  • He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

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Deepthi Deconda, MD

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 and a residency in categorical internal medicine at Yale University, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, where she served as a teaching fellow in the division of gastroenterology.

  • Dr. Deconda is board certified in internal medicine. She is fluent in Telugu and Hindi.

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Rajeev Prabakaran, MD

Rajeev Prabakaran, MD

  • Dr. Prabakaran received his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in gastroenterology, at Boston Medical Center. He is presently a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

  • Dr. Prabakaran is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.

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Charles Bennett Shana, MD

Charles Bennett Shana, MD

  • Specializing in gastroenterology, Dr. Shana is in practice at Truesdale Medical Specialties Associates in Fall River. He is on the active medical staff at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

  • Dr. Shana received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in medicine at the Brown University Medical School Affiliated Hospitals. He completed a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate. He has served as an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School.

  • Dr. Shana is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is an elected Fellow member to the American College of Gastroenterology and a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is Chairman of Gastroenterology at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

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508-676-3411

Southcoast Gastroenterology
1030 President Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720


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Monday ~ Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.




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