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Amy Anderson, DO

4.8 out of 5 (403 Ratings)

Specialties:

Endocrinology

About Amy Anderson

Dr. Anderson is board-certified in internal medicine and earned her medical degree in osteopathic medicine from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Fl., where she also earned a masters of public health.

Dr. Anderson completed her fellowship in endocrinology at University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Anderson completed an internship and residency in internal medicine in the Women’s Health Track at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

Dr. Anderson was awarded the Arthur Klein, MD Award for Humanism in Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, and the Clinical Fellows Travel Grant and Abstract Award (Pfizer) from the Endocrine Society.

Her research project, “Etiologic Factors of Obesity Associated Hyperandrogenemia During Puberty” was awarded the Endocrine Fellows Foundation – Endocrine Research Grant.

Dr. Anderson is a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Locations

Amy practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Endocrinology

1030 President Avenue Suite 107
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-1750

Get Directions 41.714125 -71.13964899999996

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 Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.8
4.8
4.9
4.6

Patient Comments (82)

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.

  • Dr Anderson is very caring kind and always pleasant and supportive.

  • just great

  • I felt comfortable and hopeful; she really seemed to care and listened, as well as, took my thoughts into consideration.

  • I find Dr Anderson and her staff to be the best office in my health care. They are very polite and efficient. I would recommend them.

  • I like the fact that Dr. Amy was very receptive to listening to me. Then asking questions making plans for further, you know testing and also inquiring about the covid test, so she really made me feel comfortable with the visit. I hope I was helpful. Thank you.

  • Dr. Anderson took her time with me and most importantly listened to my concerns. Very warm and personable. Highly recommend.

  • The receptionist was very helpful and patient and collaborated and answered my questions. The same to Dr. Anderson. She was very polite and patient with me. I had a lot of questions and she answer the questions.

  • Yes, I just wanted to say this was my first visit with this doctor. That's it.

  • The medical assistant who called me first to go over my information was super nice and professional.When I was finally online with Dr. Anderson she was understanding about my health concerns. She was easy to speak with and she was very kind. I felt very good about my appointment with her and the concerns she had regarding my health. I would 100% recommend this office to family and friends!

  • Dr. Anderson, and her staff, are always very thorough and very professional. I feel like I can talk to her about any concern and she listens and always has thoughtful comments and suggestions. I think she is great.A minor issue is the ability to get my prolia injection on time. I was told it was because they were short a nurse. They were rotating a single nurse amongst multiple offices. I had to wait a few weeks for an appointment for an injection. Threw off my 6 month injection schedule by a month.

  • I wasn't pleased with the Telegraph because my provider could not get results from my dexcom meter

  • Dr. Amy Anderson was very informative...she took her time with me...explained everything and discussed goals. I love her! Her staff is awesome too! :)

  • Hey, Dr. Anderson, and her staff are wonderful right from the beginning to the end. Dr. Anderson is very caring and monitors my health really closely. So I just want to say that because nowadays (INAUDIBLE) that under the circumstances

  • Dr. Anderson is genuinely interested in my health history and my current reports. She explains things well and asks for my input. She responds quickly to messages in the patient portal. She's a true professional!

  • Amy Anderson has been able to finally diagnose what has been going on with my health and my body. I do not have MS. I do not have Parkinson's. I have thyroid disease. I also have borderline thyroid storm also called thyroid crisis and she has been able to control this through meds, frequent blood tests and I feel fine and I owe this all to Amy Anderson. She is an unbelievably brilliant endocrinologist and she is, she's the best in the business. I go to Truesdale Clinic. I'm sorry that's old Truesdale Health for all my health needs including dental and I will continue to do so just thank you to Amy Anderson for everything you've done for me and continue to do.

  • Dr Anderson and her staff treat you like you are their only patient. They take time to listen to all your concerns and come up with a solution.

  • Dr. Anderson is outstanding !

  • Dr Anderson is a wonderful person and very knowledgeable.

  • Dr. Amy Anderson is fantastic. She treated me extremely well and was very courteous. I look forward to seeing her in 4 months.

  • Dr Anderson was awesome. She took her time with me, explained everything to me and showed me the charts. She really cared and that is what mattered most. [Name] [Name]

  • Yes, Dr. Amy Anderson is an excellent doctor. She gave me good information and I'm really pleased with her. I do wish when people call with surveys you would tell us how long it would take to do the survey, if you're in the middle of something and it just I think it would be good to say how many minutes it would take. Thank you.

  • Dr. Anderson is an exceptional doctor and always provides the best care

  • Thank you

  • Dr Anderson is always pleasant and kind. She explains things clearly and always asks for your input. The only thing I would have changed about my appointment today was the phone connection. It kept breaking up.

  • absolutely happy with dr. anderson

  • The office staff was great in communicating my appt and telehealth details with me. Dr. Anderson is amazing! I'm so thankful to have found her. She is very knowledgeable and really cares about helping her patients. She took the time to talk to me, discuss my medical history, and goals going forward. She was not rushed at all and made sure all my questions and concerns were addressed. Hands down, the best endocrinologist I have ever had.

  • Dr Anderson talks with you, not at you. She has a wonderful demeanor that is very calming.

  • during this covd health issue doing telehealth makes me feel more safe.when things are safe office visits will work.thank you for working with me in this manner at this time .

  • Dr. Anderson was caring compassionate and took a great deal of time with me during this visit. Great experience!

  • Dr. Anderson is thorough, caring, and considers my whole health picture, not just the piece of it that is her specialty. She makes accommodations for me when needed. She asks for my opinions and wishes and responds to them without dictating her own solutions. All of this makes me like and trust her.

  • Experience was great.

  • Dr Anderson was very informative and helpful

  • Hi, my doctor is Amy Anderson and I'm [Name] [Name] and she's been one of my favorite doctors of all time seems to be very knowledgeable keeps up to date with my situation or at least reads ahead of time before we speak on the phone. We have a very good rapport. She treats me very well and I'm sort of a contemporary or a colleague in the medical field, but she's much more advanced then I am but still she knows I'm fairly knowledgeable about everything that we talked about. So I really appreciate. When she speaks to me on kind of an even level. So anyway, so always look forward to seeing her. I have no trepidation of a visiting and always*

  • Dr. Amy AndersonThe Best Endocrinologist I have ever been to in 20+ yearsHighly recommend

  • Dr Anderson is very knowledgeable in her field. She ordered the neccessary bloodwork to see where I'm at currently. She asked plenty of questions to discuss my health.

  • Compassionate

  • September 9, 2020Dr. Andersen is extremely informed and caring regarding my medical needs; she is acutely tuned in to issues related to my specific medical condition and concerns. Dr. Andersen is an extraordinary health care professional. I am fortunate that Dr Andersen is my physician.

  • Dr Anderson is very attentive

  • I love my endocrinologist. She listens and is very helpful in getting me to reach goals to better my health.

  • I HAVE A COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING OF MY CURRENT HEALTH PROBLEMS AND TREATMENTS.

  • I am very happy with the great care I receive from South Coast !

  • Alls Good

  • I was hesitant about the Telehealthexperience, but it was surprisingly very positive at least for me. I hope this won’t need to continue, but I understand under these circumstances it’s helpful.

  • Dr Anderson is the best doctor I have met so far. She is always very helpful knowledgeable and on top of my condition. Last monday I had and appointment with my neurosurgeon Dr [Name] from Women's and Brigham's hospital. He told me that I'm very lucky to have a doctor like doctor Anderson. He was very impressed about my treatment with Dr Anderson. I personally cannot thank her enough. She always makes me very comfortable and trusting. Thank you very much Dr Anderson!

  • Dr. Anderson took the time to spend with me and hear everything that I needed to say regarding my health. She did not rush me. She did not try to shorten the visit. She spent as much time as I needed.

  • I am very pleased with this provider and office

  • Dr. Anderson is very clear on her diagnosis, and is very concerned with my fears and anxiety about my problem. I would definitely recommend her, and I don't know why I do it, but I dread going in, but after every time that I am walking out, I am so glad that I did meet her. That's all I have to say.

  • I think that the telehealth visits should be utilized as much as possible when the appointment is an uncomplicated checkup and the patient is doing well with the current treatment. This reduces the risk of exposure to pathogens and is much more convenient.

  • I had a wonderful experience during this time of hard times with the COVID I am very happy with my experience

  • This was my 1st face to face visit to this (Any) provider after waiting 8 months for this apt, unfortunately during covid-19 When I walk the building, I saw a sign that said "Screening" with an arrow pointing to the left. I was not there for any screening, I was there for an appointment. A women raised her voice call for, I realized, me,"Mam,Mam you need to enter to the left. I informed her I was here for an appointment not a screening, you have to be screen first" she said.in a loud rude tone. I said, to her "well i am sorry, I don't know that your sign should indicate that" she asked her questions, then she rudely placed a green dot on my rt upper chest. I found her to be rude, and abrupt, with no commission,and placing that dot on me without me being informed, is disrespectful. You need to inform your patients of the procedure rather than expectating me, the patient of your procedures without communication.

  • I made the mistake and thought my appointment was at 9 am on July 24. When I got to the facility I was asked to come back at 2 o’clock. I did not check my email and when I returned to the facility I was then told my appointment was a telehealth appointment. The doctor waited for me to return home to reach out.The communication should have been better at Truesdale clinic. Thankfully, the telehealth appointment went well with Dr Anderson and she was a pleasure to meet for the first time.

  • Well, this is the first visual, virtual appointment I've had because of corona, of course, and everything went fine. The only problem with it is the video tape freezes, so she's frozen, but talking but doesn't know she's frozen. So technology, I would say was not that good, but due to the corona virus. It should be getting up and getting dressed and going to the office there. So that's my story. Bye. She was very good. She was very efficient, but kept freezing up 4 or 5 times within a 10 minute phone call, I think bye. Bye.

  • Dr. Anderson is a very caring doctor. She is very much aware of my concerns and respects my decisions. She takes the time to listen to her patients and is very thorough.

  • Except for not being there it was very good and safe.

  • I have no suggestions. This is a great caring and knowledgeable doctor

  • fast wait time very nice & professional

  • No need for improvement

  • I was impressed with how easy the tele meeting was. Very easy. Dr. Anderson is so knowledgeable and helpful. I would recommend her as she is an excellent doctor.

  • Yes, the front desk is always very helpful and seems to listen carefully to what my areas of concern our and I always got a call back. I would say 99% of the time if they tell me, you know, they're going to call back on something and you know, if not, it's no big deal. I call and I get attention immediately Dr. Anderson is wonderful. She listens with much patience to me and never acts like she doesn't have time. She's a wealth of knowledge. And very caring and kind.

  • This was a video visit and it went well.

  • MY EXPERIENCE WAS VERY GOOD.EVERYONE WAS PROFESSIONAL.

  • Dr. Anderson, she's always a great doctor with me.

  • Dr. Anderson & her staff are amazing. They are always pleasant & courteous. When seeing Dr. Anderson, I never feel rushed and I’m very comfortable talking about the issues that I may be having. I highly recommend Dr. Anderson & her staff; they go above & beyond. ;)

  • Very professional a good listener and very helpful

  • Dr was very attentive and made sure she had all the medical information accurately.

  • Helpful

  • Dr. Andersen was thorough and patient and took her time to explain everything. She did not rush through the appointment and gave more than one treatment option.

  • excellent

  • Dr Anderson and her staff are all kind and caring people who listen and do everything they can for the patient

  • This was a tele video medical conference that I had with Dr. Anderson, and I was more than pleased with the way it went. Her ability to interact with me via this new method and I would highly recommend it and think it was an excellent opportunity to meet Dr. Anderson on a first visit and I felt very comfortable with her.

  • Dr Anderson is always at the top of her game. She is friendly, efficient,and very knowledgeable.

  • Everything was carried out extremely well.

  • Awesome dr listen to concerns and adresses issue..

  • Appt was via videoconferencing

  • She was very thorough. She really listen been paid attention and I felt like she cared and you know and understood all my issues. The office was great. She was great.

  • The staff is always nice and courteous. It's always a pleasure having a visit there.

  • Great visit

  • The first question I couldn't answer it correctly because it was a TeleHealth appointment with the doctor.

  • All of my care is through Southcoast Health. Dr Anderson is always a pleasure to see and speak with. She understands my concerns and listens to what is going on with my health putting together a great plan of action to try. Very grateful!

  • This was a tele med appointment and the telephone lag time was a little long. Other than that, everything was fine.

  • The phone was better for me so I don't have to go out of the house. She also listen tentatively the best she could but I think could have gone better was if you looked at my file because I go to SouthCoast doctors. And since I go to all SouthCoast that there's I think my file should have been reviewed as far as what that is. I've seen in the past 3 months so that she could in understand why I was calling for my thyroid condition that I had.I recently believe that the doctors she really should look at a patient's file before making a phone call before sing in patient as to what's been going on at least the last the past 3 months so that the doctor will know where we're at and what how the visit was needed. Thank you.

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