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Cynthia Rodrigues, MD

4.4 out of 5 (299 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


Cynthia practices 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 (19)

  • She talks with me and answers my questions!

  • less wait time

  • Attention. Care. Thoughtfulness. A wonderful staff in every way.

  • The provider, Dr. Rodrigues, seems to be a good doctor. However, each time I have had an office visit with her I need to wait on average two to three hours before being called in to see her. On separate occasions I have actually seen patients leave altogether because of the frustration of waiting (complaining of being ill or losing too much time from work themselves). This last office visit While waiting another patient actually fell asleep and took a nap. The doctor needs to change how she sets up her appointments to see patients on time.

  • The experience was good.

  • There is always a wait time, regardless of whether you're early, on time or late. Doesn't matter if you have the first appt. of the day or any other time. There is usually a 5 - 10 minute wait in the "waiting" room, then, after vitals are taken by an assistant, another 10 - 15 minute wait until the doctor arrives.

  • One hour past appointment time before I as seen.Not very personable approach.Don't understand why I need to see provider so often.

  • My provider did not listen at all. I repeated myself multiple times and she showed no concern with my symptoms expressed. I am considering not returning.

  • Everyone was courteous and helpful

  • Every thing was fine.

  • I understand that unexpected delays happen all the time. I understand if I have to wait an hour past my appointment time if the delay is communicated properly. What i didn't appreciate was not being told that I would have to wait and then feeling rushed through my appointment and feeling like I was an inconvenience.

  • very helpful and could not be more pleased about the visit

  • Dr. Cynthia Rodrigues is always most gracious and most helpful in answering questions and in making suggestions to help me address any problems which might arise about my asthma. She has been my doctor of choice for many years and, yes, I have recommended her to many other people who I considered might benefit from her service. In rating her I would definitely give her a score of A+ [Name]

  • All good.

  • facility is old, dated.

  • I waited 1hour in the waiting room followed by a 45 minutes in Dr office

  • My time is very important to me. Every visit to this medical office I have incurred a lengthy wait time. The wait time is not related to any medical emergency by the attending physician. I expect to be treated with the same level of respect as I return to the staff. Excessive wait time do not demonstrate a respect for patients

  • As a new patient i was very well accepted all the staff polite and professional

  • Everyone in the office is courteous, friendly and professional. I have no complaints.

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