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Karl Zuzarte, MD

Local Medical Director, Primary Care & Associate Medical Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Experience

4.5 out of 5 (247 Ratings)


DOT Certified / Internal Medicine / Primary Care

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About Karl Zuzarte

Dr. Zuzarte is a board-certified internist. He graduated from the University of Bombay in India, and then completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Tufts University) in Boston.

He is also a Federal Aviation Administration certified Senior Aviation Medical Examiner.

Karl speaks Hindi


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Internal Medicine

1565 North Main Street Suite 306
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-9500

Get Directions 41.7215674 -71.14489079999998

Southcoast Physicians Group Internal Medicine

827 American Legion Hwy
Westport, MA 02790

P: 508-636-5101

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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.

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Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff

Patient Comments (36)

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.

  • Dr Z is great. He takes time with you and you never feel rushed. He's a man of many talents and seems to be doing considerably well even under the difficult times we are living in.

  • Dr. Zuzarte was professional, reasonable, accommodating. Good experience.

  • Had question when I got home, staff were helpful when I called and got back to me with information.

  • Every person I came into contact with were extremely polite and accommodatingI have no complaints. I was very pleased with my care.

  • Everyone was good

  • It was an annual physical, not much to change. It was the usual horse and pony show- I'm fairly healthy so it's an easy one for my primary physician.

  • The provider was thorough explained the reasons for his care. He listened as I listed my ailments and he administered care well.

  • Staff is very pleasant

  • It was great

  • Other than a short wait in the waiting room, about 20 minutes, this visit went well and i have no complaints.

  • Having only just met Dr.Zuzarte, I appreciate the positive reviews I read about his common-sense approach, and was not disappointed. The reviews by patients were helpful factors in establishing him as my new PCP.

  • Dr. Zuzarte is a thoughtful and helpful provider.

  • I have been seeing Dr. Zuzarte for quite some time. He knows me and my issues.

  • I was allowed to change my appointment to telemedicine from in office due to the rampant spread of delta/ omicron covid -19 which was a huge relief as opposed to an in office visit. Dr. Zuzarte was very accommodating and this was appreciated. [Name]

  • Stop pushing the COVID-19 vaccine on Patients that don't want to or because of medical conditions

  • they were all very friendly and it nice talking to them.

  • Dr Zuzarte gave a very thoughtful examination and I'm very Happy for it.We didn't discussed any price on the medicine because he is waiting for my blood results first.

  • Excellent care.

  • Dr. Z is a good man and doctor and he seems to have a competent, hard-working staff.

  • Dr Zuzarte and staff know me like a book and I am so thankful for the care I am provided there. I can be open honest and feel very comfortable I am in the best care provided ??

  • This provider and staff are most exceptional. They are always polite,courteous and make you fell comfortable.There knowledge and experience is second to none.I feel very fortunate to have this staff carrying for me. I am sooo grateful to them.

  • Dr. Zuzart is brilliant, and his range of knowledge amazes me.The staff are very nice.

  • All good

  • Staff does a Great job always when I visitFriendly,courteous,very professional!

  • keep doing this service

  • All great

  • A little too long waiting in the exam room.

  • Overall experience feels rushed, not warm or welcoming,or comforting. front desk,and providers included. Thankfully I am a healthy person so I don't need a lot of time or frequent visits.

  • This was my first visit and it would have been better in person. It was very short and we didn't go over much Waiting for information on getting blood work done.

  • Perfect

  • Courteous and addressed my issues

  • I waited 45 minutes after my appointment time. MD constantly looking at computer screen

  • I was very well satisfied.

  • The appointment was on time and the staff was extremely friendly and the doctor was very attentive to me and my questions.

  • I was treated compassionately, professionally, and helpfully.

  • AME exam....all went smooth

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Southcoast Health physician profiles now feature star ratings.  Below, you’ll find frequently asked questions about our process for calculating the ratings.

Why does Southcoast publish survey ratings online?
Southcoast is dedicated to providing patients and consumers with helpful information about the quality of our patients’ experiences. Star ratings published on our physician biography pages are based on actual responses from patients of that particular physician to patient satisfaction surveys that are distributed and processed by a national patient satisfaction survey vendor.

Who receives the survey?
Our vendor sends surveys via SMS or email to all patients seen in our outpatient physician practices who have a valid smart phone number or email address on file with Southcoast Health. Surveys are sent to patients within a few days of their appointment.

How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
Star ratings are calculated using an average of all survey responses to each of three questions: Courtesy and Respect of Staff, Provider Overall Rating, and  Willingness to Recommend Provider’s Office.  The star rating displayed on our physicians’ main biography page represents the average of the three measures for that particular physician.