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Jeffrey Syme, MD

4.7 out of 5 (297 Ratings)


DOT Certified / Family Medicine / Primary Care

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About Jeffrey Syme

Dr. Syme is board certified in family medicine and practices at the Swansea Family Practice Group in Swansea. He also is chairman of the Department of Family Practice at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Syme earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and completed his residency in family practice at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, a teaching affiliate of Brown University Medical School.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society.


Jeffrey practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine

479 Swansea Mall Drive
Swansea, MA 02777

P: 508-973-1570

Get Directions 41.7613575 -71.22010539999997

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 (20)

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.

  • I'm happy with the service and have been for over 20 years.

  • Very happy with Dr. Syme. He's taken care of me for a lot of years, and I'm very, very happy with him, and I hope he's around for many, many more years, 'cause he's great. Thank you.

  • I'm very happy with the experiences I've had for many years at my doctor's office and that's it.

  • The doctor I took the call with isn’t my primary, she wasn’t available and I had an emergency with my tooth and needed antibiotics ASAP , everyone in the office and the doctor got back to me quickly and I was very grateful

  • Dr. Syme is a caring, knowledgeable, professional, I'm pleased to have him as my PCP.(Besides, he laughs at all of my jokes.)[Name] [Name]

  • Dr. Syme and Nurse [Name] were great. This was the first time I had worked with either one. Both had very graciously spoken to me by phone the day before my exam. I am grateful.

  • Nice procedure to visit the doctor during COVID pandemic

  • Complete physical with all Covid 19 precautions taken.

  • They were diligent in making sure that everyone was protected.

  • The visit was excellent the staff and Doctor were very professional as always.

  • Not feeling rushed through an appointment is important to me and taking time to listen to all my questions and concerns. This is done well.

  • I used just a phone conversation, video may have been better. Vet difficult to hear the doctor

  • My only concern is the long time between my call placed right after the office opened on Monday am (and I know that is the longest time on hold generally) when I talked to triage nurse around 9:15 and the call back after 2 pm setting up my appointment for 4:45 pm. My problem was cellulitis and the wait to begin antibiotics until Rx was ready after 6 pm was a long time. However, I do understand how busy Mondays can be--

  • The provider is great. The front office staff and medical assistant that helped us was very impersonal and not friendly.

  • My provider always true and open Doctor to remind me my health problems and encourage try to be a better health personThanks, Dr. Syme

  • The medical issue was addressed with additional future consultations planned

  • Thorough and accurate Provider. Great bedside manner along with knowledgeable feedback regarding all my questions

  • Dr. Syme was very professional !

  • On time, professionel, couteous and easy to understand

  • dr. syme is a great dr. you can feel that he genuinely cares for you an listens to you. I've been coming here since I was a kid now my kids come here we have always been treated kindly I will always recommend this office to other people.

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