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Diane Patrick, MD

4.6 out of 5 (332 Ratings)


Internal Medicine / Primary Care

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About Diane Patrick

Dr. Patrick received her medical degree from Albany Medical College. She completed an internship and residency in primary care/internal medicine at Cambridge Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. She has practiced in Fall River for 25 years. Dr. Patrick’s interests within the field of internal medicine include geriatrics and office gynecology. Dr. Patrick is board certified in internal medicine.

Diane speaks Polish


Diane practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Internal Medicine

1030 President Ave Suite 1001 Truesdale Building
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-9650

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.

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Patient Comments (53)

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.

  • My visit was informative, thorough, safe, and valuable to me.

  • Prompt, pleasant, professional. Dr Patrick is informative, knowledgeable, caring.

  • my first visit with this provider, so a bit difficult to answer some questions

  • Dr Patrick is the best.

  • Dr. Patrick knew exactly what I was going through and offered guidance that I immediately followed and it worked!

  • I felt that Dr. Patrick answered all of my questions and also I felt that she had all the time in the world to me. She always makes me feel as if she has all the time in the world to talk to me. That's one of the things I'd like most about her.

  • Thanks everyone especially in theses times of uncertainty stay safe everyone

  • Dr Patrick and her staff are wonderful

  • Hi. Dr. Patrick is always such a good listener and always gives good advice or recommendations. She's a fantastic doctor.

  • Dr Patrick proves excellent care, and manages the interdisciplinary team with a warm, personalized touch. I am grateful to have such a brilliant, and approachable PCP.

  • Was caring and understanding.

  • Everything was done with more than what I expected. I think it is great to the doctors are doing what they can for us, and I couldn't ask for any more. Thank you very much. Bye. Bye.

  • Everything went well. Everything was on time. Dr. Patrick as usual did an outstanding job, answered all my questions, and took care of my prescriptions that need to be refilled. Would recommend her to anyone. Have no problem at all with anything that she has done over the many years I've been there or continues to do.

  • I am very pleased with my physician. She listens to my concerns and acts on them in an efficient and timely manner. A few of her office help could use some manners

  • My last experience with a medical provider provider was with my doctor via telephone conversation. And everything went well.

  • Our meeting was over the phone. The staff had contacted me prior to appointment with some suggestions to prepare. I was able to have information Ready. Thanks.

  • fine no issues

  • Dr. Patrick always listens to my concerns and treats me with respect. The office staff is very friendly and considerate. Thank you!

  • Everyone at SouthCoast Health are very helpfully and any concerns are taken care of right away.I would highly recommend anyone to go to SouthCoast Health.

  • Dr. Patrick is always up-to-date, explains extremely well,always very courteous and caring about her patients! This was a telly conference because of coronavirus and I was extremely pleased that I was able to be in contact with her! Her recommendations were perfect and made me feel secure!

  • I am not a native English speaker and can not describe my problem precisely at the hospital but my doctor is always listening me very careful and doesn't give me any pressure and encourage better way to live healthy life.

  • I was asked what my issue was and as I tried explaining the issue, I was interrupted. I was not able to address my concerns without feeling as though I was taking up time. It made me feel unimportant.

  • You cannot improve anything with with the place the place is excellent. The staff is perfect. And the doctor is good. I am very happy with all of the staff and my doctor is excellent and the other doctors when I have to go in and when my doctor isn't there and they give me another doctor I have been always more than happy what you fixed and [Name] is it the nurse practitioner. You cannot ask for any better. You have an excellent place to go to I am completely happy with the whole staff. That's all I have to say and thank you very much. See you.

  • I was extremely impressed with the clerks who talk to me in the nurse practitioner. They were extremely helpful polite and asked all the right questions and Dr. Patrick is as usual a very, very, excellent health care provider and I would recommend her to anyone.

  • Everything was perfect.

  • I love Dr Patrick and her staff. She delivers health information with compassion and always makes you feel like she knows your concerns. No robotic answers. She is like talking to an extremely knowledgeable friend !

  • I was seen in a timely manner which is a huge improvement.

  • Dr.Diane Patrick, Was wonderful she is well informed about my many health issues andManaged them very well she makes me feel very safe and taken care of..

  • I love this staff, always pleasant. My PCP is the bestShe's very knowledgable, never rushed our visit.

  • Dr. Patrick always listens and works to resolve any medical issues I have.

  • Dr. Patrick is wonderful. She explains everything thoroughly and creates a calm and relaxing environment. This is extremely important for people like me with severe anxiety.

  • Everything went well!

  • My visit with Dr Patrick went very good as always

  • Offer all full exam criteria before closing visit.

  • I'm very happy with the care there. Thank you!

  • I was seen very quickly and processed very efficiently. Everyone of the staff was friendly knowledgeable.

  • Kind and Caring on what I had to say. Thank you!

  • Love Dr. Patrick. She's been my doctor for 34 years. She's a great doctor.

  • Dr. Patrick gave me a very thorough exam and answered all my questions and concerns!

  • wish doc could give i physical like 20 yrs ago, i know at times we need SPECIALIST BUT SOMETIME WE DIDNT AND THE PROBLEM WAS RESOLVED. IM FINE NOW VISIT WENT WELL QUESTIONS ANSWERED

  • Dr. Patrick always listens to what you have to say. She is attentive and addresses is all concerns whether it be with a specialized test or seeing someone else. She's always there to listen.

  • Dr. Patrick is such a caring doctor. Always listens and very thorough. Such professionalism with a great sincere heart. Wish all Dr.s were more like her.

  • Courteous staff. Love Dr.Patrick

  • I had to wait 25 minutes in the examining room. I think that is about 10 minutes too long.

  • All my questions were answered and a test was returned in a very timely manner. Thank you--

  • Were very happy with our provider. Thank you for calling.

  • Oh hi, Dr. Patrick is an excellent primary care physician. She makes good referrals most of the time very prompt listens well. It would be nice if for exams by another provider would be made the day of the appointment rather than have another provider call for an appointment like a carotid ultrasound test so they say they'll call you.*

  • I was scheduled for a wellness visit. My physician asked questions that pertained to my basic health. She checked my breathing with the stethoscope. My health is fine. I'm very pleased with this office. They are all very professional and personable.

  • Did very good.

  • The wait was a little long.

  • All was done to my satisfaction.

  • No improvement everything was fine

  • Follow-up appointment was on time

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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.