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Ahmad Alwassia

4.9 out of 5 (36 Ratings)

Specialties:

Pulmonary Medicine

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About Ahmad Alwassia

Ahmad Alwassia, MD graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. He earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA. In addition, Dr. Alwassia completed his Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship at the George Washington University Hospital. Prior to joining Southcoast Health, he worked full time in pulmonary and critical care for several years in Iowa.

Dr. Alwassia’s personal philosophy of care is rooted in partnering with the patient and their family to reach a diagnosis and provide the best management and treatment options according to the patient’s individual needs. His clinical interests include asthma, COPD, lung cancer diagnosis and staging, pleural effusion, lung nodule and mass evaluation, and critical care.

When not at work, Dr. Alwassia enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, watching movies, and trying new restaurants.

Locations

Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Pulmonary

300A Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-973-9050

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Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience
4.9
4.9
4.9

Patient Comments (10)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • No improvement needed that I saw

  • On time and efficient

  • Everything was perfect ,very happy

  • This was my first time with Dr. Alwassia. He was extremely polite & started by telling me that he was fully aware of my medical history without looking at the computer. That showed me he looked at my records BEFORE meeting with me (not while I was sitting with him) so he spent the entire visit talking to me & looking at me & examining me. That is rarely the case nowadays. He was very concerned about my b/p and he actually called my primary while I was there to discuss it with her. He explained the tests he ordered for me and the possible results. Told me that once the results were in, we would have the answers & come up with a plan together. I want to thank him for his GENUINE concern and thank the staff for their kindness! I would give 20 stars if I could.

  • Dr. Alwassia is so very kind and patient. His bedside manner is superb. He ensures all of your questions are answered before the end of your visit. Dr. Alwassia seems knowledgeable and you leave feeling confident in the plan of care. Would recommend to anyone in need of a pulmonologist!

  • Thank you

  • Very good first experience. All my questions were answered

  • Very pleased with Dr Alwassia. Explained everything so I could understand. Excellent

  • Nothing! Was very goodu00A0

  • I feel a visit with a Pulmonologist regarding pneumonia should be an in office visit

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Why does Southcoast publish survey ratings online?
Southcoast is dedicated to providing patients and consumers with helpful information about the quality of our patients’ experiences. Star ratings published on our physician biography pages are based on actual responses from patients of that particular physician to patient satisfaction surveys that are distributed and processed by a national patient satisfaction survey vendor.

Who receives the survey?
Our vendor sends surveys via SMS or email to all patients seen in our outpatient physician practices who have a valid smart phone number or email address on file with Southcoast Health. Surveys are sent to patients within a few days of their appointment.

How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
Star ratings are calculated using an average of all survey responses to each of three questions: Courtesy and Respect of Staff, Provider Overall Rating, and  Willingness to Recommend Provider’s Office.  The star rating displayed on our physicians’ main biography page represents the average of the three measures for that particular physician.