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David Chesney, MD

4.8 out of 5 (222 Ratings)


Internal Medicine / Pediatrics / Primary Care

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About David Chesney

Dr. Chesney is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics and is on the medical staff at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.

Dr. Chesney received his medical degree from the Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pa. He completed a combined residency program in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he also served as chief resident.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians.


David practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Internal Medicine

208 Mill Road Mattapoisett Practice
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-758-3781

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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.

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Patient Comments (16)

  • Dr. Chesney was sincerely understanding of my condition. He immediately prescribed meds and referred me to the brain and spine center. An MRI was scheduled.

  • Dr Chesney & his staff are the best!

  • Dr. Chesney is not only a wonderful doctor, he is also a wonderful person. The words I would use to describe him are kind and compassionate.

  • I have always been treated very well by Dr Chesney. He always takes the time to listen and explain everything. He was especially helpful after the passing of my [Redacted to protect patient privacy]daughter. I would never go elsewhere. I have had him for 18 years.

  • Keep up the great work

  • Staff were very kind when I was in great pain. They all made special accommodations because I was in pain-offered me chairs and wheelchair so I wouldn?t have to stand in line. Dr Chesney arranged for two referrals immediately for specialty care. It?s a wonderful, caring provider group! I couldn?t be happier with my experience.

  • Your medical staff are prompt, polite and talented.

  • Dr. Chesney is exceptional in his manner, very knowledgeable andperceptual to all of his patients needs. Every visit with him leavesme feeling much better than when I first walked in without a doubt!

  • I love coming to this office. I never wait, everyone is friendly and helpful. All of the staff are great. I feel listened to, my problems are addressed quickly and thoroughly, and I feel the office runs very smoothly. I would never want to go anywhere else. I've been trying to convince my mother to switch her care from [Name] to Southcoast. Keep doing what you're doing. Thank you

  • My primary physician Dr. David Chesney always listens and has excellent answers for me and his staff are very professional, friendly and expeditious. I enjoy and appreciate the great experience I always have when going to an appointment.

  • First, I called at 8:30 in the A.M., and was seen at 11:15 that same morning!!! Next, the Southcoast Staff on Mill Road in Fairhaven, Massachusetts are outstanding. The assistant who greeted and received my initial information, was congenial and thorough. Dr. Chesney, as always, was thorough. In addition, he banters with me a bit to relieve my anxiety. Finally, I like that, in the midst of thousands of patients, he remembers who I am. Southcoast Health is an outstanding family medicine cohort! Thank you for all your efforts.

  • I have been a patient of David Chesney for a long time. Dave is a great MD

  • No complaints

  • Overall its always a good experience and I enjoy Dr Chesney.

  • Dr. Chesney and the team in Fairhaven are professional, courteous and prompt. I have been his patient for over 20 years and am very satisfied.

  • My experience was just fine. I have no complaints.

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