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Brian Fitzpatrick, MD

4.8 out of 5 (370 Ratings)


Family Medicine / Primary Care

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About Brian Fitzpatrick

Dr. Fitzpatrick is a member of Southcoast Physician Services, practicing at Tobey Hospital in Wareham, where he is a member of the active medical staff.

He is board certified in family medicine and will see patients 16 years of age and over.

A graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Fitzpatrick completed his residency in family medicine at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine.


Brian practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine

100 Rosebrook Way Suite 200
Wareham, MA 02571

P: 508-273-4950

Get Directions 41.775491 -70.73149790000002

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

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Patient Comments (98)

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.

  • All good

  • Excellent, with everything and Dr. Fitzpatrick, is excellent in everything.

  • Always courteous

  • I was given ample time for discussions and to to ask questions. I appreciate it not being rushed during the visit.

  • Dr Fitzpatrick has always taken excellent care of me

  • Excellent doctor and staff

  • Very pleasant experience doctor listens not hurried looking forward to my next visit

  • Staff was so helpful, always checking up on me and making sure I was taken care of and comfortable. It made my stay so much better. Great work

  • This was my first visit to South Coast and Dr Fitzpatrick. Very impressed with the facilities, the staff at the desk, [Name] his assistant and Dr Fitzpatrick.

  • Excellent ,caring, professional physician and staff.

  • No problems with this appointment.

  • Always professional, friendly and communicative. Guidance, tests, and any treatments always appropriate and helpful.

  • I did not wait long to be taken to the exam room or for the doctor to enter the room. I was asked many personal questions at check in, because I was the only person there at the time- I had the first appointment of the day- it was not concerning but if other people had been there I would have been very uncomfortable having to shout my answers to the receptionist.

  • The care was excellent, I've had Dr. Fitzpatrick for close to 20 years and he knows my history, and In the office was good, and and the appointment went well. I'm very satisfied.

  • Continue to do as you do, your doing great

  • I felt my visit was very thorough. I wish I had, had more time to elaborate about the other issues going on in my life because I feel they are having a direct impact on my health.

  • My visit was safe fast and informative figured out what was wrong fast and got me the medicine i needed. Everyone was very pleasant and helpful.

  • I've never had a bad experience. I believe I am under the best care possible and couldn't ask for a better health care provider. Thank you.[Name] [Name]

  • All good

  • everyone here really cares

  • Appreciated that my message through My Chart was responded to very quickly by phone . Appointment was scheduled immediately. Physician and staff initiatedTests necessary to determine problem and a resolution.

  • The doctor listens- even to my transients.

  • Have been a long time patient of Dr Fitzpatrick.... I have been happy with the care I have received from Southcoast.

  • Dr.Fitz looks after me and cares for my well- being!

  • Everything right!

  • Office staff- was extremely courteous and helpful.Physician- was outstanding!

  • My appointment was quick an efficient without me feeling rushed

  • Always good

  • Dr Fitzpatrick cleans the wax from my mothers ears whenever she requests during a visit. She would have to travel 20+ miles and pay out of pocket. She is thrilled he does this service. Thank you. [Name] (daughter)

  • Always a good experience with dr Fitzpatrick

  • We love Dr Fitzpatrick. He is wonderful with my special needs son!

  • My experience at Southcoast during my recent visit, and all past visits has always been excellent. As an aside, kudos to your Covid 19 vaccination program, The manner in which it is being conducted clearly sends a message to Southcoast communities that Southcoast listens and understands the needs of its elder community in regard to accessing vaccines, and in general that it cares deeply about the well being of people in general. As my daughter, a health care worker said,"Your vaccine distribution is a model of how it should work everywhere."

  • The staff is very respectful and caring. Dr. Fitzpatrick is a great doctor and person as he really cares for his patients

  • Dr Fitzpatrick is awsome

  • Everyone is polite and very professional with a sense of humor thrown in. It all makes for a satisfying visit.

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick has been my PCP for years. He takes a holistic approach to healthcare, which I like, and always asks if I have questions or concerns that I want to discuss. He is very accessible and I feel we have excellent communication. I am confident that I am getting excellent care under his direction. Also, there is very little delay at appointments; a consideration I appreciate.

  • Every one was very nice and took very good care for me to be separated from other patients. I was very satisfied.

  • I was in for my semi-annual checkup everything went well, all my questions were answered

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick is great.

  • This was my first visit with Dr. Fitzpatrick. He was very attentive! I hope that my future visits are just as good!

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick explains things clearly and answered all my questions thoughtfully. His caring shows in his interactions with patients

  • You are very in touch with my health requirements!

  • A doctor that truly is present with his patients!

  • Physician is so kind and patient.

  • I have always been happy with the group except for the hospice program The nurses were amazing but the follow up when you loose your loved one could have been better

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick always listens to my concerns, and makes me feel comfortable and reassured. He is knowledgeable and relays helpful information, setting realistic goals for my health.

  • I came in because 2 of the 5 Specialists I was seeing about an ankle issue were telling me I had high blood pressure, of which I was unaware. The doctor simply wanted to address the fact that I had no high blood pressure but didn't ask about what the Specialists had deduced in treatment for my ankle. He made another appointment in three months to check my blood pressure at which time we can also discuss my options for revision surgery on my ankle.

  • Got appt next day and he figured out what was wrong

  • did Not take long to see doctor

  • Everything was done perfectly. Support staff and physician services were excellent.

  • Great personal bedside manner, however not very reassuring with regards to vaccine information. Good that you are confident to get it but be more part of your patient's lives. Even if you don't have the info now/yet, as primary care office should be telling patients when you know you will reach out with information. I left the office basically feeling like we are on our own.

  • The office is very clean and comfortable. Everyone is pleasant and Dr. Fitzpatrick is a wonderful doctor. He is a very caring, friendly physician. I would recommend him to anyone.

  • Dr Fitzpatrick and team always respectful, timehly and I've been with them for 14 yrs and come from the [Name] to see them. Wouldn't think of changing.

  • Yes, I just wanted to comment on one of the keys. I hit 1 instead of 4 for how Dr. Fitzpatrick listened. So I wanted to make sure that that was fixed. I didn't it didn't allow me to go back and fix it. So I want to make sure that that doesn't appear as a 1 because I'm very satisfied and pleased with the care that I get from Dr. Fitzpatrick. Thank you.

  • I just love my Dr FitzPatrick... he's been my primary care physician for 21 years and he's always done a great job of being honest and kicking me healthy.

  • I have no complaints

  • Every thing

  • Southcoast has always provided great service. The employees are wonderful

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick is very professional and personal. Great care.

  • It's a great overall experience whenever I have an appointment with Dr Fitzpatrick and his team. They are very competent and professional.

  • Having retired and relocated to [Name] [Name] from [Name], it has been a challenge to find a really good Primary Care doctor. Dr. Fitzpatrick's office made this transition go well. My meet and greet appointment to discuss records was easy to schedule and went well. My significant medical records were reviewed carefully. I was able to schedule a physical quickly with Dr. Fitzpatrick. Meeting him and him was a pleasure--he listened carefully to my health concerns and made recommendations as appropriate. I was very pleased with my visit.

  • I have never had a problem with Dr. Fitzpatrick. He's always been knowledgeable and very kind. I really like him.

  • Always look forward to discussing my health problems withDr. Fitzpatrick

  • Very caring and personal attention. Dr. Fitzpatrick has a very soothing manor with patients.

  • Dr Fitzpatrick listens to my issues, takes time to explain issues and provides excellent medical support.

  • Everyone involved were efficient, professional, knowledgeable and caring. It is hard to improve on that.

  • Dr Fitzpatrick listens to me when I'm talking.I appreciate that.

  • Everything was great!! No need for improvement. Thank you.

  • Very thorough and professional. Could not be happier with care received.

  • Excellent doctor and great overall staff.

  • I have the best care no matter what provider or Southcoast personal I see,it it great.

  • I felt very comfortable speaking with my new primary doctor, he made me feel like he really had my best interest in mind. Great personality, very easy to speak with,and very caring. I have never been as comfortable as I was today. Thank you [Name] [Name]

  • The call was scheduled in a very timely manner and the call went through when it was supposed to. The doctor was exceptional at explaining things to me and the video is very helpful in showing me which muscles I should be putting the heat on and where you know things maybe going and how to take care of everything. I was very pleased. Thank you.

  • Great doctor. Takes the time to listen. Doesn't rush you.

  • I was very impressed at the spacing for the because of covid, and the amount of people in the building and Dr. Fitzpatrick isthe best he listened to everything. I spent probably 40 minutes with him on the physical which other doctors never seem to spend that much time, so I thought it was great. Thank you so much.

  • Long hold times when I called to book the appointment. Otherwise the staff and Dr Fitzpatrick are awesome!

  • I have been a patient of Dr. Brian Fitzpatrick since he began his practice. He has always been a good match for me as a primary care doctor. Together we have established a long and comfortable communication. It has not always been easy for me as I am a homeopath and naturalist. Dr. Fitzpatrick has always acknowledged and respected this fact. He has navigated me through very difficult times. I had brain surgery [Name] and he helped me get the care I needed. His staff have always been helpful and professional. Can not imagine being without them.

  • Dr Fitzpatrick continues to be professional, informed, actively supports good health practices, and great communication. Excellent!

  • Good things- The office was clean. My doctor washed his hands and used sanitizer. I did not have to wait long to be called into the office.

  • Visit was on time. Staff was great. Visit was excellent. Could not ask for better.

  • I had to have blood drawn and they were amazing there as well. I saw a receptionist go above and beyond for the care of a patient and the woman who drew my blood - AMAZING!

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick was very thorough and took a lot of time to explain the situation to me.

  • The problem I have a little bit with Dr. Fitzpatrick is he talks very quickly and at 83 years old, my hearing isn't quite as good as it was when I was much younger - and secondly with the mask on top of that, thee annunciation of certain things when we're talking back and forth, I have to keep repeatedly asking him a question about what he said - because he talks so quickly and he talked quickly before we had the mask. So that's just his way of expressing himself - I don't know what one can do about it - but it would be helpful if he could slow down his conversation when he's giving us answers or giving us advice. I guess that's my main concern about*

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick still delivering top notch care!

  • The staff at the front desk was outstanding! The nursing staff was kind and courteous and the Doctor was fantastic.

  • Kind and very professional

  • Everything was wonderful his nurses were very caring explained everything and he was very knowledgeable, very happy with my care that I received there. Thank you.

  • Had to wait much too long in the waiting room, even when the waiting room was empty.

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick and his staff are amazing. Patient, thorough, kind, compassionate and knowledgeable. Wonderful healthcare providers!

  • Dr. Fitzpatrick and PA [Name] were excellent! They listened and were attentive to the issues at hand recognizing the complications in my particular case which are many. Very complicated situation and they were attentive to my needs to date.Thank You.

  • It was fine

  • Dr. Fitzpatric is a wonderful, thorough and compassionate doctor. He listens to your issues/complaints and really tries to find the solution or at least order the appropriate tests to assist him in the correct diagnosis. I trust him as my PCP!

  • I’ve had DR. Fitzpatrlck’s as my PC for about 20 years he has always taken very good care of me an always listens to any medical issues I might have !

  • I recommended Dr Fitzpatrick to my wife and children. I trust him completely.

  • My experience has always been great. I always leave completely satisfied.

  • I felt confident in the way you are conducting health care during the pandemic!

  • Dr FITZPATRICK and his office are the most compassionate group of professionals I have ever received care from.

  • I was not able to talk to my regular physician's assistant so it took longer to explain due to him being unfamiliar with me. But in the end it worked out fine.

  • I particularly appreciate the fact that I do not feel "rushed" once I am in the examination room.

  • No way to improve perfection. . Professionalism at it's best.. .

  • This was my initial visit with Dr. Fitzpatrick. He took the time to get to know me personally as well as a patient. He asked pertinent questions and answered all my questions and concerns. I'm very pleased and look forward to having him as my PCP for a long time.

  • Entire experience from the moment I crossed the threshold and stepped onto a box so my temperature could be taken all the way through to the moment I exited the building and headed for my car was exactly the way it should b.

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