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Dennis LaRock, MD

4.9 out of 5 (729 Ratings)

Specialties:

Urology

About Dennis LaRock

Dr. La Rock is co-Chief of Urology for Southcoast Hospitals and is the Chief of Robotic Surgery.

Dr. La Rock was the first surgeon at Southcoast Hospitals to perform robotic surgery.

He earned his Medical Degree from the Boston University School of Medicine and he completed a general surgery internship and a residency in Urology at New England Medical Center in Boston.

He has extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery and has introduced a number of new urological procedures in the Greater Fall River area, including prostate brachytherapy. He has also done research on cryosurgical ablation for prostate cancer.

He is an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine where he has received several “Excellence in Teaching” awards.

He is board certified in adult and pediatric urology and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology. He is a member of the American Urological Association and the Massachusetts Association of Practicing Urologists.

Locations

Dennis practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Urology

208 Mill Road Pod D
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-678-0004

Get Directions 41.6545118 -70.88430519999997

Southcoast Physicians Group Urology

1601 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-678-0004

Get Directions 41.7220017 -71.1451386

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
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.8

Patient Comments (159)

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.

  • Got me in promptly ,seen the doctor quickly ,very positive experience here

  • The office and Nurses are Awesome

  • On time, efficient, felt listened to.

  • was good

  • From check-in to meeting with my physician, each member of the team was very attentive and compassionate. Every phase of my appointment was extremely efficient and waiting was not an issue. I was especially pleased and impressed with Dr. LaRock. Although my first visit with him, he instilled immediate confidence and eased my anxiety with a thorough explanation of my condition and a clear plan of action...an excellent demeanor that left me feeling very confident in my future care.

  • Dr LaRock is professional, knowledgeable and empathetic. He is one of the best doctor I know

  • Dr. Larock always curtius and listen what I have to say.

  • They were very helpful. When I arrived the receptionist was, the doctor is wonderful, he's caring, he's calm, he's excellent doctor, and is always well informed, and I would refer anyone to him. We have had such wonderful relationship with him over the years, and he's always been there for us. So I rate him an absolute 10, and the staff working with him were very courteous, and accommodating also, so it's always a very positive experience and it was yesterday as well. Thank you.

  • Dr. Larock, is by far the best!

  • Dr. LaRock is a gem.

  • ok

  • all staff were courteous. they address my problem accurately and in professional manner. everything was great.

  • Very smart down to earth guy Underdstands his stuff and how to communicate for the patients benefit Very very rare today..........thanks [Name] [Name]

  • The best!

  • Great experience overall. Dr LaRock was very professional, gave me all the information I needed, and had a positive demeanor. The support staff was great as well. I was taken in right on time and a follow-up appointment was made on the spot.The only negative...I always find it hard when you see a physician for the first time and they are just reading your medical history on the spot. Probably unrealistic, but it would be nice if they had time to review your history before coming in.

  • Dr LaRock is Wonderful

  • Very good treatment

  • Everything went well. No problems. Thank you

  • Urology, Inc. is the best, especially Dr.LaRock. Wouldn't go anywhere else.

  • Dr. Larock, is a great Dr.

  • Fabulous.He was very professional. I have recommended to family and friends to make a appointment with Dr.LaRocke. The girls we're very nice.

  • You have always been there for me and have answered all of my questions.

  • All was very well done and I am very satisfied

  • Dr. Larock is one of the best doctors that I've ever been to. Thank you very much.

  • Dr. LaRock and his wonderful staff are the BEST.

  • I arrived, was processed and saw the nurse and doctor immediately. Very efficient and friendly. Thank you.

  • All good.

  • Provider listened to me. I felt very comfortable with him.

  • In situations requiring treatment while at this location, or appointments involving follow up and future care it has always been done with care and professionalism. I am confident with Dr. Larock as part of my health care team and feel fortunate with his advice and guidance

  • Dr. LaRock makes me feel we are a team on my care.

  • The effiency of office staff and dr larock and dr [Name] are amazing.

  • Everything was satisfactory

  • Hey, everyone was extremely helpful and knowledgeable and I especially appreciate Dr. Larock's knowledge and patient relations.

  • Dr. Larock is an excellent physician. I feel very blessed to be in the care of Southcoast Urology.

  • Everything was great... no need to change anything!

  • Dr. LaRock is a terrific surgeon. He is pleasant, well informed, and really is concerned with the follow-up care and tests.

  • Called me back very soon as I sent in CT an email!!

  • Dennis LaRock is a brilliant professional and totally committed to his patients

  • Thoroughly professional, efficient and trustworthy.

  • Best practice in the network.

  • Everything went well

  • The staff is polite, they listen and the Doctor mild mannered and reassuring.

  • Very satisfied with the care I receive from Dr. LaRock.

  • Dr. LaRockis always a true professional. He's easy to to and a great listener. He doesn't cut corners or make you feel rushed. Rather he is efficient and thorough.

  • Excellent care ??

  • In my opinion you cannot improve it because it is great. Informative. I ask questions and I get answers. Very professional, compassionate, and caring. I will never leave Southcoast.

  • Doctor and Nurse were kind, helpful and answered any questions.

  • Very friendly and helpful.

  • I have been pleased with the care I have had being treated by Dr. LaRock.

  • Dr. Larock's knowledge is outstanding and 2nd To None as well as his bed side manner. I wouldn't go with to any other urologist but him he comes highly recommended from all my family and friends that are in the medical field and I feel very safe and comfortable with him as his patient. He's highly recommended and I write him is outstanding. Thank you.

  • The staff there was very thoughtful, friendly and professional. Keep up The Great Work..

  • Appointment was right on time,

  • Dr. LaRock is professional, polite, knowledgeable and always takes the time to listen. I feel fortunate to be in his care.

  • Doctor was very attentive and listened closely to my issues. He asked many questions and explained my issues to me and the treatment so I could understand. He gave me options and other suggestions.He was very easy to talk with and very good at making sure all my needs were meant. Also setup follow up to ensure no more issues.

  • Nothing needs improvement. The whole staff was friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. Dr. LaRock explains everything very well to me.

  • Dr. LaRock and his staff are great. They listen to what I have to say and provide accurate up to the date medical information. I discussed possible surgical procedures with Dr. LaRock and he was honest in his assessment of each procedure and how it related to my condition. He took the time to show me what he was talking about using the visual aids in the office. This allowed me to actually see what the procedure would entail which was very helpful.

  • Let my daughter (my ears)in with me to see the doctor.

  • I met Dr. Larock for the first time. He was very welcoming and he made me comfortable. I would highly recommend him.

  • was ok good job

  • Courteous, prompt, professional, clean surroundings.

  • The care and concern the doctors, that i have, have shown me along the waygive me a great comfort level. Dr.[Name], Dr.[Name], Dr.LaRock,Dr.[Name].

  • Dr. Larock and staff continue to provide the community with Premier customer service

  • My visit always goes well I like my Doctor.

  • Everyone was very professional and very nice. It was a very comfortable visit.

  • Everything went well

  • [Name] [Name] challenging times with covid, I can only say five star and Perfect 10 rating. Feedback in regard to not just Dr. Larock, who is a superstar, [Name] star, but it is incredibly professional, extremely attentive, and by extension, so is his team, everybody that follows up, proactive plan and play, and just nothing but really good things to say about everybody in that office. Thanks, and Thank you for the opportunity to provide feedback. You will stay safe, [Name] [Name] [Name]. Thank you.

  • I explained that it might be good to speak to a social worker, and one was provided within an hour.

  • VERY CARING

  • Dr. LaRock is a superb physician and and a warm and truly caring person

  • Friendly staff. Thorough exam. All questions answered thoroughly.

  • All good!

  • 1st appointment

  • I have been a patient of Dr. Dennis LaRock for many years. He has always been a professional and compassionate physician and I have complete confidence in his advice and treatment. Recommended highly.

  • Office staff professional and helpful. Caring as I have a cane. Dr LaRoc is a very efficient and excellent dr. He asks pertinent questions and listens to responses and makes patient feel comfortable with their situation

  • Dr. Larock was amazing! Very caring!

  • Good people skills.

  • Dr. laRock is the best. Answers any and all of my questions. I feel very comfortable with him being my cardiologist.

  • I thought the nurse that lead me in and spoke to me first that's good, I thought Dr.Larock was a great guy very knowledgeable and explain things in detail and help me understand things I did not know, great guy great doctor, I would recommend him to anyone.

  • This Doctor is the best! I trust him!

  • A very caring physician who listens and is attentive to my needs and concerns. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful.

  • Everything

  • I did not have to wait long at all to begin my visit. The nurse was pleasant and efficient. Dr. LAROCK was very personable and thorough. Overall a very good experience.

  • My appointment was timely. Everyone was very professional when attending to my various needs.

  • Everyone was great

  • On time, very complete visit.

  • Dr larock has a great staff in fair haven. They always go above and beyond to answer any questions you might have.

  • Dr LaRock is excellent!

  • Dr Larock is a professional and courteous

  • Dr Larock office is the best when I comes to customer service for health. Very professional and I always feel comfortable around everyone.

  • Dr. LaRock is very compassionate and understanding. The office employees are always very courteous and very helpful.

  • I have always been ok with all my dr. at southcoast. they are all very caring about my health. .

  • Asked lots of relavent questions to determine my current urological health.

  • IN GENERAL THE EXPERIENCE WAS ADEQUATE , BUT , NOT AS GOOD AS A FACE TO FACE MEETING !!!!!!!!!!

  • I'm always appreciative of Doctor: Dennis La Rock, he is truly a special physician as well as a special person

  • They were very courteous and made sure that I was comfortable.

  • Well organized.Punctual.Welcoming.Friendly.Professional.Thorough.

  • Friendly, polite, professional. Excellent provider.

  • Everyone was great and efficient from the person who greeted me and took my temperature to the lady who gave me my next appointment. The PA was friendly and professional.. The physian is always and continues to be the most kind, gracious and knowledgeable

  • Everything was great!

  • I am fortunate to have Dr. LaRock as my urologist. He is clear and concise explaining my condition and my options. He is interested in my general well being outside of urology and is patient with my numerous questions. I am also pleased with the safeguards in place to protect me and others from the coronavirus pandemic. He has been my doctor since 2007 and I have referred many people to him and will continue to do so.

  • Everyone was courteous ans professional in their dealings.

  • Very pleased with the service I received.

  • They always treat me with respect and do a good job doing the scope that Larock is the best

  • The staff was very welcoming. I felt safe the whole time I was there.

  • The provider was excellent

  • i am pleased with this provider

  • I'm very satisfied with Dr. Larock. He's a wonderful doctor. The televisit was a good alternative to being able to go into the office during covid-19 and I appreciate his time.

  • My wife and I were extremely happy with our visit with Dr. Larock. He was very empathetic, knowledgeable and really has a caring way about him. He is also very knowledgeable and put us at ease. We left in a much better place than when we arrived.

  • all subjects great

  • I was amazed how quickly I was tended to and I was very pleased with with everyone during my visit.

  • DR WAS MOST UNDERSTANDING & INFORMATIVE ABOUT MY OPTIONS.

  • I have no complaints--everything was done well.

  • The staff was very professional. The doctor was very professional and very informative, he knew all about my case and I'm just extremely satisfied with the doctor.

  • Dr. LaRock is always professional and has a nice demeanor.

  • great folks

  • I have the utmost confidence in Dr LaRock

  • Dr Larock is always easy to talk to and listens to what you have to say.

  • Everyone was pleasant and skilled.

  • Improving is not possible, I think.

  • Easy and efficient appointment

  • This. Is a king and valued relationship that is built in trust and great care

  • Dr Larock is a true gentleman and a great listener. Southcoast is very fortunate to have him on their team.

  • Keep going

  • Overall positive experience

  • Quick access to examination room to see doctor. Didn’t feel rushed. Did not take blood pressure and don’t know why.

  • The doctor was very professional about my health concerns when I inform about them.

  • Very safe and of course excellent care. Dr. LaRock is one of the very very best and at 82 I have been to many doctors.[Name] [Name]

  • I arrived early and was taken right away

  • Appt was on time, limited people waiting in the waiting room. All people were screen before entering the waiting room. Staff was pleasant. Overall a very good first visit

  • Doctor LaRock is among the BEST physicians at SCH. Having just turned 72 two days ago, there is truth to the saying, "what is the key to reaching old age? Having a good urologist!"

  • This provider is always informative. Helpful and has a good sense of humor.

  • Very professional

  • All around great experience as soon as I walked through the door!!

  • Profesional as usual, courteous, helpful, easy to understand, right on time.

  • The medical assistant was pleasant and knowledgeable of her job. The nurse was knowledgeable and friendly and my physician takes time with me and listens to my concerns and what can be done to resolve a problem.

  • Quick in and out,Covid screening thorough, Dr reviewed test results and examined me couldn't be more professional and friendly.

  • Dr. Larock is smart but talks in terms lay person can understand, even complex medical concepts.

  • Very efficient!! Thank you

  • It will be nice to go back to in-person appointments.

  • Dr.LaRock is a rock star !

  • I can't think of anything that I would suggestion to this health care provider along with they're staff to make my experience with them any better. They are truly excellent at what they do. Sincerely, [Name] [Name]

  • Dr Larock has been outstanding physician. He's always answered my questions, spends very much time with me, never seems to be in a rush, always gives me the right answers. I recommend him to all my friends - I couldn't be more happy with this doctor.

  • Southcoast Health providers and staff are the best professionally and personally on most levels

  • This office they did a great job checking people in making sure they had no temperature making sure that everybody set 6 feet apart in the waiting room and also sterilized everybody's hands with the the disinfectant and everybody's courteous Dr. Larock is a great physician always enjoy talking to him. He's very, very knowledgeable and give you all the options. So appreciate the visit. Thank you.

  • It is very good

  • Everything went fine. Dr. LaRock was thorough as usual.

  • Great folks who look after each patient.

  • timely and friendly always.

  • Always respectful.

  • Caring, friendly atmosphere. Dr. LaRock is well knowledgeable and cares about his patients. Great rapport with those in his care.

  • Great staff- excellent doctor!!

  • I can't say enough about Dr. LaRock and his staff. They are wonderful.

  • Friendly, efficient. MD remembered me from last visit. Illustrates MD and staff make the extra effort to provide personnal care.

  • As always assume and professional!

  • This was a telephone conversation. Once I spoke with the doctor it went well. There was a problem in time and communication but it was really no ones fault.

  • Great visit

  • Dr Javeed is the best

  • Dr. Larock and his team are the best anywhere!

  • They were very helpful to me and answered my questions and they told me all I have to do. Thank you.

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