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Cynthia Rodrigues, MD

4.6 out of 5 (157 Ratings)

Specialties:

Pulmonary Medicine / Sleep Medicine

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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

Locations

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

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.6
4.6
4.6
5

Patient Comments (28)

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.

  • I am always treated in a polite, professional manner. There is never a long wait for appointments and I am given enough time during appointments to discuss any concerns that I might have. Any medicines that I might need are promptly ordered.

  • The staff is always courteous and doctor is fine once I see her. My only complaint is that I always wait a minimum of 30 minutes before the doctor sees me

  • very professional staff- knowledgeable- courteous & appointments ran on timegreat quality care ty!

  • Hi Dr. Rod was very helpful, and she explained things very carefully to me. I was very comfortable, as well as the rest of the staff. I think they're doing a great job. Thank you.

  • Very nice people. I don't think they can be anymore kinder. Thank you.

  • Respectful and friendly staff. I remarked to my wife how friendly and engaging the staff was at the facility. Right down to the woman at the snack bar.

  • There was little wait for the Doctor

  • My medical needs were met with detailed attention.Excellent 1.1 telhealth experience.

  • To be seen in a timely manner waiting over an hour in the office is not good experience

  • Dr. Rodrigues is wonderful. She's compassionate. She's professional. She's knowledgeable and and she's really saved my life at one point in time. I would not go to anyone else, love here like family. She's a great doctor.

  • I had my appointment on time. I was pleased. In the past appointments I waited a very long time and this caused problems for me and those who were kind enough to take time from their work schedule to bring me to my appointments.

  • Everything is good. Very knowledgeable and pleasant staff.

  • The doctor provided timely, comprehensive and informative medical services focused directly on my condition and primary concerns. She provided an understandable diagnosis on what my problems could be and scheduled the necessary testing to support her assumptions.Very happy with this first visit and looking forward to my follow-up appointment after testing is completed .

  • Wonderful Dr very caring I really liked her

  • Kind, caring , informative from check-in to check out … Thank you Dr. Rodrigues and staff.

  • could be more prompt to time of appointment

  • Everyone was friendly but I thought the wait was longer than expected that's all

  • Try to fix wait time. My time is just as valuable as the Dr. The wait once called in the room was 50 minutes sitting waiting for the Dr. I was put in a room at 1:30 and didnt see the Dr until 2:25. I expect to wait once in the exam room but almost an hour is unacceptable.

  • Staff was friendly and attentive. I was seen by the doctor promptly.

  • Everything was done in a timely and professional manner. Was pleased with my visit!

  • 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.

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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.