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Cynthia Rodrigues, MD

4.6 out of 5 (150 Ratings)


Pulmonary Medicine / Sleep Medicine

About Cynthia Rodrigues

Dr. Rodrigues graduated from the University of Bombay, TN Medical College. She then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and worked as a Clinical Instructor in internal medicine at the University of Bombay’s BYL Nair Hospital. She completed a medical internship and residency and worked as Chief Resident at the Nassau County Medical Center in N.Y. during which time she received an award from the American College of Physicians for one of ten best nation wide research papers for her work on weaning patients from ventilators. She also completed a fellowship with the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of New England Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston.

Dr. Rodrigues has been practicing in the Fall River area since 1997.

She is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine and sleep medicine.

Cynthia speaks Portuguese


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Pulmonary

1030 President Ave Suite 210
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-1780

Get Directions 41.71413709999999 -71.13876849999997

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 (20)

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  • Overall great experience I have been going here for a while and would highly recommend this office

  • We waited two hours plus to be seen. Staff said it was normal.She was ill prepared. Didn't have a medical background knowledge of the patient.Insist the patient only had one surgery until I pushed back.Prescribed medication that was discontinued.Insist patient was never hospitalized in [Name] His Southcoast provider can confirm.Insist patient was being treated a [Name] wound clinic after I repeatedly said St [Name] wound clinic.I informed doctor patient isn't mentally stable that he was never on sleep machine, she insist he was. He wasn't. Worst doctor ever. It's why I took pAtient to [Name]

  • Yes, I was kind of disappointed how long it took me to go see the provider. I waited in the room for over an hour and a half. So I was disappointed with that. So hope you can approve that time. Thank you.

  • KnowledgeableEasy to talk toPersonableGreat bedside manner

  • Best Dr in Southcoast. She listens and she completely understands my situation and manages my health in such a way that I haven't been sick with asthma in 3 years going on 4. She is proactive and helps me to prevent illness. She really really cares. I feel safe in her care.

  • My experience was excellent. I learned the exact nature of my medical issue with the service provided.

  • Congenial staff, physicians are both knowledgeable and personable. All went well.

  • I waited almost 30 minutes past my appointment time for the provider. I was even 10 minutes early. No one came to tell me she was running behind. I thought maybe they were waiting for me to fall asleep. No apologies. An simple apology goes a long way. I drove almost an hour for this appointment.

  • Left feeling I had received excellent care and a care plan was started.

  • I felt disrespected in the fact that I waited 45 minutes to see the doctor. She accompanied me to the outer desk, spoke instructions to the office staffer, and turned and walked away with no acknowledgement of my presence. There were no social skills practiced, and I did not feel any interest on the part of the provider. I will find an alternative provider.

  • This office was helpful and friendly, and Dr. Roderiques took adequate time for discussion. Negatively, this office has a time management problem. Appointments at this office are just guidelines, I never expect to be seen in a reasonable time.

  • Waiting time was longer than expected but was worth it. The staff was great and the doctor who I saw for the first time was very thorough. I would highly recommend Dr.Rodriguez. I also received a followup call from her staff the following day to let me know what steps were being taken to replace my c-pap machine.

  • Waited almost 45 to be seen.

  • Everything was fine

  • My provider was very thorough & professional at all times. My questions were answered in a way i could understand.

  • Other than no one being at the check out station for a while, excellent service so far. I haven't gone through the sleep study or follow-up appointments yet.

  • Covid delayed this appointment,,,,,,,

  • Everyone was so wonderful and nice plus professional. Dr. Rodrigues and the staff was outstanding!

  • Doctor preoccupied with an incoming phone call.

  • The telehealth visit went well.

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