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Jamsheed Vakharia, MD

4.8 out of 5 (102 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)

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.

  • Doctor was awesome. Staff was very efficient as .

  • He was extremely thorough, respectful and attentive. Very impressed!!!

  • This was my first time here for a cyst. The doctor was very patient and explained everything in detail. He made me feel comfortable and at ease. He explained everything as he went along to lance the cyst.

  • I was really impressed by the doctor. He asked many questions. He's very knowledgeable. He was very interested in my history, my medical history and he was terrifically helpful in his recommendation. I'd give him an A plus.

  • Dr Vakharia did a fine job in all ways. I think that he's a bit short-staffed, like everyone else these days.

  • Everything was excellent

  • In all over and all around from the beginning to the end of the visit. From attending, to caring, to explaining, to feeling comfortable.

  • Dr Vakharia is a kind and supportive doctor who clearly cares for his patients

  • I have been completely satisfied and impressed by the care and attention given to me and my recent health issues. I couldn't be happier!

  • Doctor was very attentive, explain everything perfectly clear to make sure I understood gave me the options that I could select for my surgery. Explained the surgery itself as well as the recovery. Appreciated the visit very much and have very good confidence in the doctor. Thank you.

  • Communication

  • Doctor and intern were very professional and I was quite happy that the doctor explained everything in a way that I understood without having to ask many questions I also did appreciate that when he came into room he first off acknowledged that a student intern was with him overall experience at this appointment was great no complaints

  • Dr. Vakharia is a gem. A wonderful surgeon and an even better person. Best bedside manner I've ever seen.

  • It was an excellent visit. Doctor Varkaria was very informative. He explained everything in terms I could understand. He had all my pictures and showed me where the problems were. He had two choices for me to choose and then together we chose the best option. When the surgery is performed we would go with the less option and if when he got a picture of the problem and the first option didn't work we would go with the second. He was great and I fully trust him to fix my problem.

  • Dr.Vakharia showed a genuine concern for my overall health, not just for the issue that was the reason for my visit. He is thorough with explanations and instructions.

  • Very knowledgeable,curtious,expediant.(short wait time)

  • Dr. Vakhariau00A0is simply the best.!

  • Your response and feedback ARE ... helpful.

  • I am very pleased with all aspects of care.

  • It was very easy to make an appointment. Everyone I spoke to while making my appointment, calling to provide my insurance information and those I met in the office were helpful and pleasant. I love that someone answers the phone! Other healthcare providers have answering systems and call you back at some point, thank you for having staff available to answer the phone!

  • The doctor was very professional, very friendly, and explain things in a way that I understand very well. So I probably don't need another appointment with him. But if I did I would definitely recommend him to someone else very professional.

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