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Julia DeLeo, MD

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4.8 out of 5 (618 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.


Practicing 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 (156)

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  • Your follow up call by Critical Care Nurse, [Name] was extremely supportive and informative.

  • Took care of my problem immediately!

  • The telehealth visit was perfect. It was a concern that was easy to discuss and not be seen for. Dr. Deleo always listens carefully, I always feel confident I'm on the right path after an appointment with her!

  • Every thing is always good.

  • Dr. De Leo is awesome!

  • very smart dr's and np's. they are good with trouble shooting problems. they also get you in to see specialists fast.

  • Consistently gracious, professional and knowledgeable staff.

  • Very caring

  • Dr. DeLeo is always responsive to any issue. She is an exemplary physician.

  • Dr.Deleo is absolutely the best! She genuinely cares about my well-being.

  • I am new to this practice (about a year) and so far, so good. I really like dr. deLeo.

  • I am very comfortable with Dr. DeLeo. I always feel like she is actually listening to everything I say. I never feel rushed. The girls in the office are great too.

  • excellent appt.

  • Caring and kind, everyone from reception to lab technician, nurse and the doctor is the norm in this office. I appreciate their time and the care they provide to me year after year.

  • I was, I went to see Dr. Deleo Julia Deleo. And she has always is absolutely amazing. She is, so she's, so gentle. She is so knowledgeable, she is always, always takes the time to really, truly, listen to my concerns and addresses each of the issues. I had a list of things that I was concerned about and she really gave me ample time to process them with her. She never leaves a stone unturned. She is throughout the years that I've been seeing her. She has walk me through breast cancer and lung cancer and I would have never found it. If it hadn't been for her, always kind of feeling Dr. Deleo and she's exceptional I can't I can't share*

  • Waiting time is always a problem, both in waiting room and exam room.

  • The office staff was professional. The nurse was kind and explained all she did. Dr. Deleo was thorough, listened and addressed all issues and concerns. Overall an excellent experience for my annual physical.

  • Dr DeLeo has been my doctor for 20 years or so. i appreciate her very much because she is a wonderful person. She cares for me as a whole person, taking my strengths and limitations into account even when we are dealing with a specific problem. i trust her judgement even when something like a new medication scares me. And, she has an excellent staff. They are very professional and helpful. Oh, and i like the email messaage feature of mychart.

  • I'm not very much into telehealth meetings but I do understand the importance of them. Dr. DeLeo was caring as she always is and made sure I understood all the info that was given to me about my test results and then recommended the next best thing for me to do. Her team was also very good.

  • Everything was done very well.

  • I texted through the portal and was able to get a telehealth visit under 2 hours, sent a specimen to lab and got prescription in no time

  • I am very happy with the DOCTOR andStaff.

  • I presented Dr. DeLeo with many issues in one appointment, and she listened to all of them without rushing me. She sent all the referrals needed. And then she took time to just check in with my life. She's been my doctor for 15+ years, and I absolutely love her.

  • Dr. Deleo has been a blessing to our family. Her knowledge and expertise has aided in our health being better than we thought possible. She truly cares about our well being. A valued and trusted PCP.The staff is wonderful, helpful, and skilled. [Name] and [Name] [Name]

  • Dr. Deleo genuinely cares about her patients. It makes all the difference.

  • Dr Deleo is the best doctor I have ever had. She addressed all of my concerns and got me to the best specialists I needed. Couldn't ask for a better doctor!

  • The staff is happy and helpful. The Doctor gave me time to ask questions and made suggestions … I've been with Dr Deleo for over 20yrs she's a fabulous Doctor and her staff is always very helpful and kind

  • I trust in them as well and very professionals!

  • All went well thanks

  • Would like doctor to be more up to date with dietary supplements

  • The process of being able to ask questions through the portal and then have televisits when necessary seems so efficient. Love it. I've been so impressed with how quickly I receive responses to my questions (but you also do a good job of not guaranteeing a quick response)

  • I love my doctor and almost everyone in her office.Southcoast is doing a great job of providing my healthcare. Thank you.

  • I have no issues with my doctor and believe the care is on point, however, I dread my visits sitting in a johnny for 45-55 minutes past my appointment. I do not blame the doctor, but southcoast for over booking.

  • Patient scheduling/wait time is much improved. Reorganization of staff makes exiting a smoother process. It's a busy office but staff make it run effortlessly.

  • There needs to be more doctors like Julia Deleo.

  • Dr. Deleo always listens to me and helps me to understand how to get better.

  • Prompt & timely appointment was made.

  • I've always been completely satisfied with Dr. Deleo, and also her staff. I never felt as though I was being just left alone. There was always someone there and took good care. I appreciate everyone there. Thank you.

  • Nothing to add, very satisfied with today's appointment and the quality of care. I was a person, not a number

  • Very kind and thorough staff all around. My Primary Dr. DeLeo is caring, honest and immediately addressed my concerns.

  • Best doctor I ever had! Dr. DeLeo is kind, considerate and listens. She is always pleasant and a joy. Office staff are always nice. Highly recommend this office and Dr. I could not ask for any better!

  • Dr. DeLeo had been my primary care physician for over 20 years. She is very professional, keeps up with advances in medicine and is super caring, Best doctor I've ever seen.

  • My experience was great and appropriate for a televisit

  • Appointments and Prescription handled well. Provider was helpful and thorough. Good visit

  • I have been going to this provider for years!!!! She is the best!!!!

  • On time in exam room, waited 20 minutes for Dr., otherwise very efficient.

  • You were efficient, on time and personable,

  • All went well, in fact Dr Deleo called me back about 12:45 rather than waiting til my 4:15 call back time. She has always made herself available in time of need.The office help obtained pertinent info and relayed it all in a timely fashion.

  • Great doctor and staff

  • while everything was straight to the point, everything felt personal. very respectful people.

  • Addressed my concerns and came up with a plan quickly

  • I always feel well cared for and special.

  • Dr Deleo helped me come up with a small plan to help with my weight (health). I have a follow up in three months as an incentive!

  • julie deleo is the best md i have ever seen

  • It would be helpful to have a key on My Chart explaining what lab tests abbreviations mean. Dr. Deleo is an excellent and knowledgeable physician providing very personal care. I highly recommend her.

  • Dr. DeLeo was thorough, knowledgeable and caring. She answered my questions and gave me the information I need to follow-up. The staff was responsive and timely. It was a great experience. I have been with this practice for decades, because they provide outstanding care .

  • Dr. DeLeo is always very attentive to any questions about my health that I may have. She is an excellent physician.

  • Didn't realize how much a same day visit was needed till I found I had very high BP and reason I was getting lightheaded… felt better knowing reason and help they gave me in understanding

  • Everything

  • Dr. Deleo and the office was very helpful for me when I was really quite sick. Very responsive and got me what I needed quickly.

  • You asked pertinent questions.

  • Everything was good!!

  • Empathetic Personal Courteous and professional and respectful of time.

  • Dr Deleo is amazing

  • Pleasant and efficient reception and nursing staff

  • I must say that I have always received excellent treatment from all the people with whom I encountered at [Name] [Name]. I have walked away totally satisfied after each visit.Special thanks to Julie DeLeo. She is very personable, professional and competent. I give her a 5.5 out of 5

  • Dr. Deleo is a wonderful provider. She always takes time to listen, is knowledgeable about you personally and makes knowledgeable recommendations. I can't stress enough how great Dr. Deleo is.

  • Dr DeLeo identified exactly what had happened when I went to the ER Saturday night with specific actions. She made me so much more comfortable than when I left the ER without a clear explanation of what happened.

  • The Portsmouth Southcoast staff is caring, capable and professional. Dr. DeLeo is an outstanding, knowledgeable and compassionate provider who is well prepared for our visits and efficiently uses our time together while listening attentively to my concerns and treating me as an individual.

  • Dr. Julie DeLeo is the number 1 doctor. She is the best !

  • Always a positive experience.

  • Dr. Deleo listens carefully and responds with great care and empathy. I highly recommend her without reservation.

  • Staff was well organized in their coordination of the visit, including taking the information on current status. Dr. DeLeo is fabulous! Great bedside manner, asks pertinent questions and collaborates on determine a plan to help address my status.

  • My experience was completely positive

  • Dr.Deleo is wonderful. She cares, explains everything and listens. She does not rush the visits. I would not want to go to any other doctor, unless emergency. The staff are always caring and efficient as well.

  • I just like my doctor.

  • I love Dr.Deleo and her staff.

  • Staff is pleasant and courteousPhysician takes time with patient and makes visit very comfortable

  • Saw me on time and listened.

  • My provider cares and you can see and feel it. She is always helpful.

  • Dr. De Leo was very caring and thorough

  • Dr. Deleo is always patient and attentive.

  • I trust and respect Dr. DeLeo and feel very comfortable with her diagnosis and decisions for treatment.The staff are all awesome and always accommodating and friendly.

  • I received an appt with my provider on the same day and I said I would take first available:)

  • I was specifically told I would not need to schedule a lab appointment so I took the next day off and drove in at the time that I advised I would. Upon arriving I was told by the nurse that I needed an appointment. I drove 45 minutes each way for nothing because the Dr was not aware of basic policy.

  • Dr DeLeo is excellent Always has been

  • I have had some less than pleasant visits in the past where you had to wait way past your appointment time and one time I was completely forgotten in the exam room.Today's "visit" went very well. I should add that the staff and Dr. DeLeo are always nice and helpful. Dr. DeLeo takes the time to listen. That's important.

  • Dr DeLeo is always listening to me and referred me to an Orthopedic specialist to get the proper care. The staff is always amazing. Ty

  • The appointment was listed on MyChart as a "short appointment". I was expecting only a discussion about my A1C. When I arrived I was told they were doing my annual physical exam. Not a problem, it was just not what I was expecting.

  • Dr Deleo and staff have always been kind and understanding.

  • I was able to get an appointment the very next day which I am grateful for! I appreciated the careful attention they showed with safe distancing and quick service both with my doctor and with exiting paperwork.

  • Hard to reach by phone lately. Wait times too long, although portal works well.

  • Timely care, nice medical assistant, Dr.DeLeo is great

  • As always, when I called with a problem, the staff made sure I was able to get into my doctor. I've been seeing my doctor there for about 30 years and she's been there for me every time.

  • Dr Deleo always takes the time to listen to my concerns and communicates very effectively and efficiently when I have a health concern. She is a very caring and looks out for my best health interest. I am thankful she is my provider. Thank you for all that you do, Dr DeLeo.

  • Doctor DeLeo takes the time to listen to her patients

  • Julie listens and always comes thru with any needs.

  • I felt comfortable sharing my health concerns and getting good feedback and suggestions.

  • Everything and everyone was great!

  • Dr.Deleo and the staff are always friendly and professional.It is always a great experience going to that office.

  • I was able to leave a message with the answering people...answering service, and I was actually surprised it right at 8:30, when your office opens, someone called me up. I expected that I was going to have to call back, but I didn't have to and I was so psyched that I got in in the same morning, and that everybody was so kind and courteous, and I just love Dr. Deleo. She's the best. And you know what, she just knows my history and knows what I need, and she was just really efficient. So, I appreciate the fast help that I got today. Thanks.

  • Been seeing this provider and coming to this office for over 15 years, always courteous, comfortable , caring and prompt.

  • Dr Deleo is always well informed of all of my chronic and acute health issues which she manages in real time. She is so pleasant and always makes me feel well cared for while appropriately utilizing specialist as needed.

  • DR Deleo is a outstanding clinician and the office personnel very pleasant and competent. Background music should always be "easy listening music".

  • All staff were professional, kind and caring. Dr. Deleo and her staff are a great team. I livid in [Name] and remain her patient. I feel I have a wonderful physician.

  • Dr Deleo is so thorough in her examination and attentive to my every question. She is proactive in my care and I really appreciate that.

  • We are blessed to be cared for by Julie Deleo, MD. Every experience is a 10+. She is professional, caring, and seeks the best quality of health possible for me as well as my spouse.We consider her a gift. For a million reasons, we would like to see her "Doctor of the Year"! Every year![Name] and [Name] [Name], [Name]

  • I have an excellent primary care doctor

  • Dr. Deleo is always well informed about my medical history, she's attentive to my concerns, offers helpful advice in addressing any medical concerns, helps to coordinate care with other doctors (or tests) as needed and is incredibly compassionate. I always feel heard, valued, and respected as a patient, no matter how large or small my concern. I would highly recommend Dr. Deleo as a primary care physician.

  • I have many doctors and have overr the years and Dr. Deleo is one of the best if not the best. However, if she is not in the office every doctor in this practice has been too notch and I have felt extremely comfortable when she has been out.

  • There is only small thing that could use improvement. The person I saw before the doctor came in spoke extremely fast and did not face me when speaking. With the COVID-19 procedures in place (mask wearing), it made it difficult to understand her. She was very polite and professional but needs to slow down when dealing with older patients. I had to keep asking her to repeat what she said.

  • Dr Deleo was very empathetic, caring and helpful. She listened to me and helped me with my health issue. She's an amazing doctor.

  • Hi there, the check in process is good. The temperature, check in and all that, the nurses is good. The computers not, you know, bad, but the checkout process, it's a little confusing. Nobody sitting at those check out desks and then there's a tiny, little space before you leave the door, which I thought, you have to stand and then you have to come around. It's just confusing as to where to go when you're checking out. That's all; everything else is good. Thank you.

  • Love Dr Deleo....always straight forward, smart and caring.

  • Dr. DeLeo is such a thorough, responsive provider. The staff in the office are helpful and friendly.

  • Everything about going to see my Doctor is worth it, she always keeps me on the path to good health

  • All good

  • I feel that I have an excellent doctor. However, I feel that as a person with multiple medical conditions that I need someone who is more actively and proactively tracking my multiple tests and the staff getting back with me. I know that my DR is following my case but want to be sure that there is the appropriate follow up once results are in. As I have said, I feel fortunate to have a wonderful doctor.

  • Dr DeLeo has been my Doc for over 20 years. i trust her and rely on her experience and her judgement in my care needs. i try to do what she recommends as best as i can and i feel confident that i enjoy the best potential health level i can have. i feel that she is available if and when i need her. i am not aware of anything that needs to be improved.

  • Dr. Deleo is the BEST!

  • Dr DeLeo is a very thorough and caring professional who doesn't rush you through the annual exam

  • Dr. DeLeo has been my PCP for years.I trust her, her medical team and the office.I appreciate their professionalism and being prompt when answering any of my concerns.

  • Very positive experience!

  • Dr. De Leo is very caring and looks at all possible aspects. She listens and does all the necessary test to find out what was causing my pain.

  • Dr. Julie DeLeo has always been kind,understanding, helpful and encouraging me with my health goals

  • Friendly and efficient

  • Dr. Deleo is amazing. She always has patient, kind, professional, gives me the greatest information, always takes care of me and she has for many many years. [Name] who answers the phone there is friendly, takes the information and is just great. Always a pleasure to speak to. The problem I have is trying to get through when I have to wait 15 to 20 minutes to get someone to answer the phone. I understand the call volume is high as you say that many, many times, but it is a little frustrating. Thank you.

  • I think the we is too exaggerated. Dr Deleo is a excellent provider who is basically no nonsense but engaging concerning my health, options and most of all my conversations. Her assessing nurse was by far the best I have had since being seen by Dr Deleo

  • We called earlier in the week to get an appointment for bloodwork. Was told need a script and at my wellness visit I would get one and just have the bloodwork after my physical. I took it to the lab at the office, and even though no one was there, I was told I need to make an appointment. That means coming back. I left and most likely will skip the bloodwork. It shows the lack of work ethic. Lazy and doesn't care for patients. Dr. Deleou00A0and her staff was great and you end up with this lazy worker.

  • My Dr is not in my net work, but I'm so devoted to the treatment she gives me I will never leave her

  • Dr. DeLeo listens to me and follows through with tests, etc to answer questions and improve my health. I trust her completely.

  • I felt good after leaving my visit the doctor listened to what I had to say and told me what I could do to improve my health and eased my worries

  • This provider is awesome. She's very attentive. Talks to a patient normally, so you can understand and I wouldn't trade her for the world. I absolutely love her. I love the office. They're friendly, kind and always follows up. Thank you.

  • Everything I spoke about was taking care of and I felt better leaving.

  • Dr. Deleo and staff are wonderful!

  • I have been coming to see Dr. DeLeo and her staff for years and I am always treated with respect and everyone is friendly and professional.

  • I appreciated that my doctor had read my chart before our appointment.

  • Dr. Deleo is wonderful!

  • Dr Deleo keeps up with what has been happening. I only have to.update her if I have recently seen a specialist and she hasn't received a report yet.

  • I've had Dr. Deleo as my primary physician for nearly 10 years. Terrific in all respects: Diagnosing, listening, advising, etc., etc. She truly is the best!

  • Listens to my problems

  • Dr Deleo and her staff are always pleasant and knowledgeable.

  • Dr. Deleo and her team are remarkable. I always feel welcomed and well cared for. It is inconvenient to drive one hour roundtrip to her office as I work fulltime. It is 100% worth it for the care received. Thank you!

  • Excellent office staff excellent doctor excellent care I was very happy I was seenVery promptly and had my issues dealt with quickly

  • Dr. DeLeo and her staff are excellent!

  • Was very good

  • Dr. Deleo has been my doctor for several years. She always expresses sincere interest in my health both medically & emotionally. I am very fond of her & would highly recommend her as a personal physician.

  • Doctor DeLeo and staff are and always have been excellent care providers.

  • Dr. DeLeo listens to concerns and provides referrals to well regarded specialists in a very timely manner. She makes me feel comfortable in a medical setting.

  • The Dr. and staff members were all very responsive, communicative and helpful. I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Julie DeLeo as my PCP.

  • Timely appt. no wait when I arrived. Nurse was excellent!

  • I was surprise that more items were not checked like eyes, throat and a urine test.

  • Dr DeLeo is great. I can't say the same about the nurse. I cringe everytime she is on duty. She is not very nice and is judgmental. When I told the Dr she wasn't my favorite she actually took the time to do it all herself to keep me at ease and my blood pressure down

  • I have been a patient of Dr Deleo for many years. She is a trusted and wonderful Physician. Highly recommended

  • Dr Deleo did everything well. She always says its her job to meet all my medical needs to keep me healthy and she does just that. Utilizing any specialist that is required. I am glad to have such a dedicated individual to handle my care

  • South Coast must allow for longer provider visits. Time spent with patients is the key to accurate diagnosis. Medicare should not be allowed so much say. My doctor always does the absolute best in this practice.

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