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Julia DeLeo, MD

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4.7 out of 5 (555 Ratings)


Internal Medicine / Primary Care

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About Julia DeLeo

Dr. DeLeo is in practice in the specialty of internal medicine at the Linden Tree Health Center in Portsmouth, R.I.

A graduate of the Brown University Medical School she completed a residency in primary care internal medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and a fellowship in women’s health from the same institution.

She is board certified in internal medicine.

She is an active member of the Aquidneck Island community where she has lived and practiced medicine for the past 12 years.


Julia practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Internal Medicine

2444 East Main Road Lindentree Building
Portsmouth, RI 02871

P: 401-683-4817

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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 (139)

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.

  • everything went well but the nurse could have been more warm and friendly

  • Dr Deleo is n a league of her own! Best PCP I have ever had! Gifted physician in all areas!!!

  • Filled out forms on portal and they were not available to check in staff so I had to do forms again and don't know where the forms filled out are. There is valuable information for my provider as the sets of forms were different from the ones filled out in the office.

  • The front office was very polite and efficient, the nurses were awesome, The Dr. was totally useless. Knew nothing about the report on me an basically wasted my time and money and told me the specialist will need to do everything! Which I already have an appt. with. Complete waste of my time and money and I have no ins.

  • I felt like I was rushed through my appointment (for an annual physical); the doctor did not answer my questions or heed my concerns, she just seemed to be too busy; the medical assistant rushed through her list of things to tell me, as if I wasn't a patient at all, rather like I was a chart in her computer (so much so that I had a hard time understanding her, she was talking and walking so fast); I felt like all they wanted was to get me vaccinated, which I was going to do anyway. I am disappointed. I understand it's a tough time in the medical world now, but doctors and medical assistants need to listen to patients, especially those they have not seen in 5 years like me.

  • Covid conscious by all staff. I felt very safe. Kind and caring staff. Excellent care.

  • It felt rushed for a comprehensive physical.

  • Seemed understaffed in that I waited at check-out window and person at intake window (with no patient in front of her) inches away never looked to see I was waiting until another staff person walked towards me. Then she said "oh, I didn't notice you". No one asked me if I had been vaccinated yet for Covid but I did ask the staff person at checkout if they would make a copy of my "card" and enter it in my medical file - which they did. Southcoast Health should try to get that info on all their patients. No one asked me for this information during my entire time in the office and I am over 70.

  • I am always listened to.

  • Dr Deleo is always professional and relatable. Always a positive experience.

  • I felt that my provider did not spend much time talking or examining me... it had been 2 years since I had a physical due to the pandemic. She appeared disinterested in discussing my overall health. She tends to over order lab tests.

  • I was very impressed with how they followed covid precautions. They screened me.I was the only one in the waiting room. Provider wore maskAnd faceShieldOffice person helpedMeSchedule future appointment as well as specialist appointments

  • Doctor Deleo is awesome. Attentive, shows genuine concern and interest in my wellbeing. Staff is professional and you never feel like you are bothering them.

  • Dr. Deleo and that facility are excellent. They do everything an above what you expect. Dr. Deleo always remembers everything from previous visits, checks chart, goes through everything thoroughly and books any appointments for any follow up that's needed. Can't say enough.

  • Everyone is caring and listens to what concerns I have

  • Dr. DeLeo is always attentive and cares.

  • My doctor and also the other people in the office are all very nice and helpful.

  • Dr. Deleo is just wonderful always helpful, prompt, answered all my questions and is very helpful. I wouldn't go to another doctor. Thank you.

  • Visit needed to take more time!!! Wasn't weighed correctly and height!!!

  • Took the time to listen

  • From the minute I walked in everyone was so polite and treated me with respect and answered any questions I had.

  • Whenever I need an appointment, Southcoast makes me feel like I'm a priority and I receive an appointment the same day. Once at the appointment, the doctors, nurses and staff take the time to understand my problems and concerns and help me with a plan to achieve my goals - either feeling better and/or getting healthier. They explain the course of action and verify I understand and feel comfortable with the next steps.

  • My visit to South Coast health have always been positive experiences.

  • Appreciate getting an appointment on short notice

  • Everyone at [Name] [Name] was a pleasure to interface with. All were professional, friendly and seemed to care about me. I have never had a less than ideal experience at [Name] [Name]

  • Great!

  • Dr. Deleo is the best doctor and I am thankful for her!

  • Very accommodating, always friendly and helpful

  • This was the first time using tell health and I think Dr. Deleo did a fabulous job keeping, eye contact keeping the appointment involved and also being able to look at all the data and keeping the appointment moving in a in a good fashion and keeping us on task with the discussion. So it was extremely helpful. It was personal and we couldn't asked for a better visit him. We're very appreciative to have been able to use tell health. So thank you very very much. It made it much much easier. Thank you.

  • This doctor is extremely pushy. Did not respect my choices in my health care options.

  • Did not have o wait for an appointment, very convenient

  • Dr. Deleo is the absolute best. She was available right away and is always courteous and explains everything. Thank you!

  • Fine, been a patient since she started

  • Dr deLeo is absolutely wonderful.... words cannot express my gratitude to her and her staff! They worked as a team to fit me in for an unexpected personal, medical concern. Such an amazing crew.....knowledgeable, professional, kind and understanding! It means so much to the patient who enters that facility. Thank You, Dr DeLeo, Thank You girls.... for being there for me!

  • I have been seeing my doctor for over 25 years and wouldn't recommend anyone else. She is the best out there and always makes sure I understand what is going on with my health. No one does it better.

  • Office was very well organized with Covid safety measures.It is always a pleasure to be treated as a patient of Dr. Julie Deleo. She is kind and competent and truly interested in your well being.

  • Medical assistant was great. It was important to me to have my PCP informed of my latest medical update. I was surprised to learn that my doctor either a) wasn't aware of letters sent by the genetic counselor and the oncologist or b) had not read them or c) read them and forgot about them.

  • The staff was very nice and helpful, and Dr. Julia was very nice and informative. I was very comfortable talking to everyone over the phone for my appointment.

  • Perhaps it was because of the pandemic but it is the first time I didn't wait to be seen, an unexpected benefit. I always feel well cared for here.

  • When in facility meet is not possible, I would prefer Zoom (face to face) instead of a telephone meeting.

  • I like the text remindersThe office was very prepared for the Covid situation. Everyone was friendly.

  • Dr. Deleo listens and cares tremendously about my health, amazing primary physician!

  • It was my first experience and I LOVED that I could go into the office and sit like an adult that I am and not wait in the car. The people were amazingly kind and thorough.

  • The office was very efficient now that Covid protocol were in effect.

  • Everything

  • Glad I am back, been away(avoiding) my health for over 3 years and I know coming back here was the right decision. Dr. DeLeo got me on track before and I know she will do all she can to guide me thru Diabetes and High Blood pressure again.

  • I have the best doctor!

  • Love Dr. Deleo!!! She is a wonderful doctor.

  • [Name] the nurse was very helpful and kind. Dr Deleo is always professional and caring.

  • My doctor is great, but I would prefer if routine bloodwork was prescribed in advance of the appointment like many practices do - it seems like it would better inform a routine physical evaluation.

  • Don't think my experience could be improved, very satisfied,

  • Dr DeLeo is an outstanding doctor who seems to care about me as a patient and care about me as a person. I will never leave her care, you should hire 20 more docs like her, people on this island would live healthier lives. I'm in a field of nutrition and appreciate her approach to healthy living.u00A0

  • "A" for taking my appointment albeit via a televisit.While I know it's been a bad year for our healthcare professionals, there's no excuse to not be encouraging at the end of the 30 minutes by saying:"I'm glad you've been well. We'll contact you about your tests and one of the nurses will call you with the results. Please stay safe."

  • All went well per usual, my Doctor, Dr. Deleo , the Best!!!!!! walks u through everything, listens, and Always puts me on the right track! Her office staff who sets up calls are terrific, Dr Deleo not only being one of the Best Doctors there are has a very competent staff with her. It is so reassuring to know !! [Name] [Name]

  • I was so pleased and comforted by the immediate response I received today after testing positive for COVID. Today, I received calls from nurses and my primary care physician in a timely manner! Never waited. I have hypertension and persistent cough ...shortness of breath. Dr. DeLeo called me ...listened because she knows my history and ordered an inhaler. Schedule me for an X-ray to rule out pneumonia. I am feeling grateful and happy I chose Dr. DeLeo. My husband wants to switch!!

  • Receiving a same day appointment was good.

  • Great response. I am a new patient Very pleased with this office

  • The phone system is truly frustrating. When calling to make or confirm an appointment you are placed in to a queue. There's no way to leave a message or find out how long you'll be on hold. I spent over forty minutes in three separate calls to try and schedule an appointment this week. There has GOT to be a better system.

  • Prompt appointment, professional staff, good covid protocols

  • Dr.DeLeo is a wonderful doctor.

  • I like Dr. DeLeo and the office seems to be run well.

  • Staff always friendly and professional. Dr.DeLeo is the best doctor i have ever had as is Dr. [Name]. They both take the time to listen to my concerns and questions. Just going to comment that the examination rooms really need an upgrade.

  • I am a patient and huge fan of Dr. Julie DeLeo. She is my Primary Care Physician and I trust her knowledge and skill like no other. She has been my physician for years and I am very lucky to have her as my doctor. I don't know what I would do without her guidance.

  • Dr. DeLeo is wonderful, compassionate, and very smart.

  • Dr Deleo listens and suggests

  • This was an appointment cocerning Covid19 protocolVery disappointed with Southcoast as no one is on the same page in this mess.

  • Doctor care—excellent. Better instructions when assistant administers the memory test required under Medicare wellness program.

  • Very professional. No complaints.

  • My experiences are always positive. The only thing I feel could be improved upon is that it seems unclear what I need to do when the appointment is over. Not clear where to check out or what is needed at the end.

  • Always a thorough and informative approach to my health.

  • Every aspect was handled perfectly.

  • Dr DeLeo and all the staff very attentive and thorough

  • Dr. Deleo is a very professional, thorough, sweet and caring physician. I will continue to see her for all my health needs.

  • Everything was good.

  • Office staff was very helpful and answered all my questions. My doctor was informative, understanding and addressed all my concerns. It was a pleasant experience - No complaints m.

  • It's very hard to get through on the telephone to talk to a nurse or appointment person. Otherwise everything is fine.

  • They are always running way behind time on the appointments, I realize they are very busy but it has been this way for years. Dr. DeLeo is wonderful and I will always wait to see her.

  • I had to sit in waiting room for 1 Hour, my appt. was for 3:00,I got called into examining room at 4:00! More prompt service would be appreciated.

  • Everyone was great especially during these trying times.

  • A nurse carried my oxygen concentrater from the waiting room into the exam room The physician helped me onto the exam table.

  • I'm happy I switched to Southcoast! However, I know things are challenging with Covid, but the wait time to speak to a receptionist was over 10 minutes. Hoping that long wait time can be remedied. MyMother in law was considering switching the Southcoast, by after waiting for 30 MINUTES on hold, she gave up and found a new PCP at [Name] [Name]. In all, everything has been great except for the wait time.

  • Excellent provider!

  • Dr. Deleo is exceptional. She is smart and well informed. She is able to find the best solution to your problem but respects the patient enough to allows input and suggestions from them. She's focused at the task at hand, but is still kind. She is a wonderful physician.

  • I love DrDeLeo! She is knowledgeable, caring and practical about providing good care for me!

  • Very COVID compliant in the office and exam rooms.

  • I think everything was donewell.I had a very good visit and was pleased that all my questions regarding present health was answered.

  • People are great; poorly run from a personal/ business perspective

  • Thought office staff was awesome . Thought the girl in the lab had a horrible personality and shouldn't be working there . Found her to be rude and not accommodating at all

  • Discussed my options and what I needed to do before jumping to conclusions... Which I am very worried about my health at this point. Made me feel a bit better.. but still concerned and looking forward to my in office visit and the recommended 2nd opinion.

  • Organized, friendly, caring, efficient staff. And importantly, a doctor that takes the time to listen and answer questions.

  • The support staff, the NP [Name] and Dr Deleo all been very helpful and professional as I became a new patient with several acute and chronic health conditions.this is the first time I have had to use civilian healthcare after 45 years in the military healthcare system. My apprehension has been greatly reduced!

  • I was diagnosed with shingles, but didn't getmuch information about itfrom Dr.DeLeo, just a prescription. I had to askCVS for info and they gaveme 2 pages and answered all my questions.

  • Dr DeLeo is the best doctor I have ever had.

  • Clinic and Dr. Office are handling Covid very well, I have been there twice and always comfortable and impressed with the procedures and how well they carried them out. I never found anything to fault and have no suggestions.

  • Amazing doctor dr Deleo. Office is always professional and caring

  • Everyone is so friendly and helpful...Thank you!!!!!

  • My doctor gave me the prescription that I needed and when I told her which one I wanted she cooperated and ordered the one that I really wanted that I thought would help me the best. I appreciate that you listen to me, and I'm happy with my care. Thank you.

  • Fastest I ever gotten an appointment. Appointment was on time and easy to talk with provider.

  • Don't like the need to get an appt for lab, if already at the provider's office. Appointment call line was 10 min wait just to request an sppt time. Unacceptable.

  • I needed to get in to see a doctor as soon as possible and explained my situation and the staff took it very seriously and got me in right away. I felt very cared for and that I was on good hands in a very scary time. I would really recommend this office to friends and family.

  • Staff seemed happier & engaged with patients, that's new!

  • I have always been treated very good. Dr. DeLeo is the best doctor. I am so glad she is my doctor.

  • Courteous, patience, kind and responsive. Nothing. I was very pleased.

  • Normal visit and did send me to get ultrasound on leg for swelling.... hope that foot and leg clear up on their own

  • Dr. Julie Deleo and her staff are very professional and personable. I am always very satisfied with my experience in this office![Name][Name]

  • After explaining my symptoms with the nurse, she promptly made a telehealth appt for me with Dr.DeLeo for the next morning. I was called promptly at the appt time by the nurse and Dr. DeLeo. My concerns were resolved.

  • Love having a voice on the other end when I call! Huge! Also, the portal is very efficient as well. Thank you!

  • I was able to get a referral that I needed during the Pandemic.It is a good option when in-person visits are not possible.

  • Responded in a timely manner. Was courteous and knowledgeable. Quick and easy.

  • Have been a patient of Dr. Deleo for 10 years. She is excellent in every way. The people at this practice are very courteous and helpful.

  • I always get great care and service at this office I did feel that things were a bit confusing when I walked in having to do with check in but I do understand how things are different due to covid19.

  • Dr. Deleo is kind and always takes time to listen.

  • Very safe procedures in place. Didn’t have to wait to go into exam office or wait for doctor to come in. Staff pleasant and accommodating.

  • Dr. Deleo made me feel better mentally and physically. She knows her patients and is very understanding.

  • The visit was timely and I felt like all of my needs were addressed.

  • Visit was easy and fairly quick. Surprised that there were not more pre-screening questions for COVID before patients enter the facility. My physician was very efficient in ordering referrals for various health screenings. Dr. DeLeo is very pleasant.

  • Office staff is always personable, knowledgeable and professional. Dr.. DeLeo is on top of everything and is absolutely the best doctor I have ever had.

  • Dr.Deleo was extremely helpful and prescribed further tests.The staff was very courteousand helpful.

  • I am a new patient and the doctor had not had a chance to review previous medical records. Telehealth is not optimal for a first visit, but given the COVID circumstances we made the best of it. Dr. DeLeo gave me good advice and pointed me in the right direction for immediate issues I am having. She suggested I make an appointment for an in person visit in 6 months, which I will do. Overall, given the circumstances we are all living through now, I think it worked out fine.

  • Just about everything

  • Dr DeLeo is excellent. She is knowledgeable, a good listener and she is well-informed regarding the patient needs and appropriate interventions.The technician that called prior to the teleconference with the doctor needs more training. She didn’t seem as knowledgeable and/or as confident as she should be administering the BIM or PHQ9.

  • Keeps attracting and retaining quality individuals.

  • Dr. Julie Deleo, MD is a wealth of knowledge,caring, dedicated, and truly cares about our health and well being. She has been our PCP since 2016. My spouse and I are elderly. Great peace of mind, having this physician/friend guiding us and monitoring our day to day health issues.Ronald and [Name] [Name]

  • I sent in to MyChart information relative to the song issues I was having. They called me immediately and helped me with determining what the best approach would be. They were very helpful and I have been going to Dr DeLeo for many years and I think she's the best!

  • Dr. Bansal and his staff A++. My primary Dr. DeLeo and her staff also A++. Exceptional people. Thank you all!

  • Everyone I have been in contact with during this week has been outstanding-very caring, courteous, informative, professional and timely. They quickly took steps to get my diagnosis and we are moving forward with resolving the issue. They have all made me feel less anxious about this matter and I have total confidence in their care.

  • I have great relationship with physician. I have some concerns about how front office speaks about others in front of patients. They may not be aware we can hear beyond the partition.

  • Dr. Julie Deleo is an exceptional physician. I am confident after each visit that my health is in great hands - she’s caring, professional, competent, open, responsive, brilliant, and always determined to resolve any healthcare issues. I’m blessed as are my mother and father to have her as our family doctor. Her team at Linden Tree are excellent as well. Great follow through and warmth.

  • Very prompt and accommodating.

  • The experience was good. No ideas for improvement. These are tough times. I appreciate the front-line healthcare workers!

  • I got a very bad bee sting and I called the office. I really did not expect to get in touch with anyone. But [Name]s doctors assistant and Dr. Deleo herself actually FaceTime me. I am new to the area and Dr. Deleo’s a new doctor to me, I was absolutely take him back and very happy with the way my situation was handled.

  • i love Dr. Deleo. I trust her and she takes excellent care of me. Our televisit was just like an office visit. We could see each other and talk about everything we needed. One thing you could get is the ability to use zoom for these visits. i do not have an internet capable ohone, so i had to ask a friend who does, to come over so i could have my visit on her phone. But i do have a laptop and internet for that, so if you would consider getting zoom? My father's docs and his nursing home all use zoom in their offices and at their homes and it works very well. Thank you for everything you do for us. [Name]

  • Prompt careVery pleasant, informed medical assistant.Quickly organized and arranged follow up appointments.

  • Dr. Julie Deleo is a kind, caring and thorough doctor. Her staff is very helpful and thoughtful

  • Staff was very friendly and responsive. Doctor DeLeo conducted the tele-health appointment and was thorough, caring, informative, allowed me to ask questions, knowledgeable and excellent in her care.

  • The women who was screening people as they arrived was excellent. Very pleasant and positive. Dr Deleo was excellent as usual. She listens and I feel is engaged in my health.

  • It was comforting talking to a health professional who was knowledgeable and caring.

  • I have been a patient of this provider for many years. I feel listened to & am treated with respect & care.

  • Dr DeLeo is always attentive to my medical issues and very caring.

  • I liked being able to talk to Dr. DeLeo in a timely manor. I would have had to wait to see her. This was preferable. I did my home work and investigated the questions I wanted to ask so it made the visit efficient.

  • absolutely nothing.Everything they do is above and beyond,even during covid.

  • Wait time was way more than usual, but with the pandemic going on I was just glad that I could be seen at all.

  • Efficient, quick, the future of healthcare!

  • The attention I get from his office is like none other. They are fabulous. They know me by name. They treat me with respect constantly and they are top notch for my health.

  • Helpful, efficient and courteous. Thank you for providing a high level of care.

  • My only complaint is that I called for help twice on a Friday hoping to get prescription for the weekend. On Monday I received 3 calls with meds and telegram that visit for Tuesday.

  • The office was very efficient in booking tests for me even before I finished the telemed call. Very professional and courteous

  • Fast responseListened and gave feeling of care and shared goals .. creates a health partnership when meeting my health goals

  • The visit was was for urgent careSo there was no need to discuss cost of routine meds. Team was respectful and answered my questions in a manner I could understand and follow. Thank you I do feel better [Name]

  • It was important to discuss concerns on my health during COVID -19 and feeling safe -in my home but still seeing my doctor. Thank you

  • This was my first time with this provider. They were incredibly Helpful.

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