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Jamsheed Vakharia, MD

4.8 out of 5 (105 Ratings)


General Surgery

About Jamsheed Vakharia

Dr. Vakharia graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his residency in surgery at the Brown University Medical School and internship at The Miriam Hospital. Previously, he received a Higher Secondary Certification in Premedical Sciences from the Adamjee Government Science College, also in Karachi.

Dr. Vakharia is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and is a member of the American College of Surgeons. He was voted a “Top Doc” by RI Monthly Magazine from 2002 to 2019.

His clinical interests include robotic surgery. 


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group General Surgery

300 Hanover Street, Suite 1F
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-1850

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Southcoast Physicians Group General Surgery

1076 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02904

P: 508-973-1850

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Southcoast Physicians Group General Surgery

672 Aquidneck Avenue
Middletown, RI 02842

P: 508-973-1850

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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

Patient Comments (21)

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  • Everyone in this office were very pleasant and professional. I didn't have to ask questions, everything was explained from start to finish.

  • Dr Vakharia is an exceptional surgeon and an overall wonderful, caring physician. He answers questions thoroughly, doesn't rush you, and has great bedside manner. I can't say enough great things about him!

  • Dr. Vakarhia was very thorough in his evaluation, asked lots of questions, explained in detail the surgery and scheduled my surgery.

  • The Assistant [Name] was very friendly and I felt very comfortable with Dr V. He called me back within 15 minutes after my appointment and gave me the info about future treatment after he spoke with his colleague I was very impressed and happy that he reached out so quickly.

  • My experiences South Coast and their Physicians has always been exceptional.

  • Everything well Dr.u00A0Vakhariau00A0was outstanding !!

  • I recently switched from Lifespan/Newport Hospital to Southcoast and am truly amazed by how much better Southcoast it. Please DO NOT change what you're presently doing. Your current system is working very well, which these days is rare. Thanks.

  • Dr.Vakkari was very through in describing the surgical options, and he would occasionally ask if I had any questions . When I did have a question he would provide a very detailed response. He also provided a detailed description of potential risks and used a risk ratio approach that helped ease some of my concerns.

  • Everything was wonderful.

  • everything

  • Best facility with great staff. Dr Vakharia is the best.

  • Everyone was very professional and courteous. The provider listened to my concerns and answered all my questions comprehensively. He gave me all the information I needed to make a knowledgeable decision going forward.

  • Very thorough exam, went over everything that would have to be done for surgery. I feel very confident in him. He reassured me and I feel so much better now ! Now to just get this surgery done!

  • It's great

  • Follow Up was greatWere able to reschedule appointment for CT scan to an earlier date

  • Excellent doctors and staff

  • quickly isolated the problem and proceed to address and correct it in the operating room

  • staff &doctor made feel confident in my care

  • Great office vist

  • Dr Vakharia did a great job, that fact that he checks on you every morning is a great comfort and very helpful to your recovery. He did a great job and I cannot thank him enough!!

  • Dr. Vakharia is a phenomenal surgeon. I met Dr. Vakharia when I was admitted to the ER at Charlton. He was very thoughtful and thorough, and I was scheduled for emergency surgery that day.Dr. Vakharia always came to see me on his morning rounds with his NP (Scott). This always put me at easy to know that I was in such great hands.

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