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Karl Zuzarte, MD

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

4.6 out of 5 (274 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


Karl practices 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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Patient Comments (23)

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.

  • Had my appointment on my android phone due to Vivid 19 restrictions and it went very well

  • Under the circumstances of covid it seems I can wait until June for medical care or go to er, nothing in specialist was offered. I asked for covid test ,told someone would call no one called. Connection by internet was poor so conversation had to repeated over and over.

  • Use of video chat is very important during this pandemic.

  • The staff was great and Dr. Zuzarte was clear, helpful, and attentive as usual. Appreciative of South Coast working so hard to support us all during this stressful time

  • It was a video house call. Thank you so much for doing this service! I am going to be 69 in August, this was my first doctor visit to my house in over 50 years!

  • I actually did the visit over the phone registration call me in the morning the nurse called me 10 min before the doctor call me. I think that based on the information that I told the doctor he had a path forward.

  • Especially during this time of Crisis. The staff was very good. Very helpful. They brought me right to where I needed to be and they treated me courteously.

  • Great service

  • Great customer service - they're very helpful.

  • Made sure my medications are the right medications and appointments made for my shingle shot.

  • Just a wonderful experience

  • Basically a very good experience and appreciate the assistance in overseeing my health.

  • answered all my concern properly

  • Need better signage to find location

  • My appointment was for 2pm I wasn’t called until 320 I thought that was a long wait but I guess they were busy.

  • I came in with two medical issues. One most immediate and concerning, the other less immediate but a long lasting issue. But if time with any doctor is limited, then attending the immediate issue solely, well...then so be it. I’m not a hypochondriac, but it would seem that finding serious illness or cancer early is a safest measure to take. Hope I hear back on my blood test results good or bad. Your staff are nice and helpful.

  • No Promblems.Fast service,Friendly Staff,all went well.Thank You!

  • Dr zuzarte is a caring and knowledgeable provider. I have recommended him amd will continue to do so.

  • pretty much everything was done well. from the receptionist to the final lab work, everybody were very nice, friendly and professional. Made me feel very comfortable and made everything quite easy.

  • The receptionist and nurse were very nice

  • total excellent care

  • Staff was professional and punctual. Doctor could use some inproving

  • Everything was done in a mainly time and everyone was very friendly

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How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
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