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Katelyn Oliveira, DO

4.8 out of 5 (201 Ratings)



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About Katelyn Oliveira

Dr. Oliveira attended Boston College before earning her medical degree at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, ME. Dr. Oliveira then attended Brown University, where she gained valuable experience through a Neurological residency and Neurophysiology fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital. She is board certified in Neurology.

With a strong passion for this field, Dr. Oliveira has clinical interests in General Neurology, Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Neuromuscular disorders (nerve and muscle disorders), headaches, EEG, and EMG. Throughout her education, she was fascinated by the nervous system and the innumerable disease processes that can affect it. This fascination led her to become a physician as this allows her to be a lifelong learner while forming relationships with others.

Dr. Oliveira’s philosophy of care is centered on her commitment to life-long learning and using an evidence-based approach. She strives to constantly reevaluate her practice and provide her patients with the most up to date care while taking into account their specific needs. She wants to create a partnership with her patients that allows them to work together to create individualized care plans.

Living in Massachusetts for the majority of her life, Dr. Oliveira describes Southcoast Health as a comprehensive health network built around the community that it serves. In her free time, she can be found spending time with family, reading and completing DIY projects around her house. 


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Neurology

480 Hawthorn Street
Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-973-9180

Get Directions 41.625282 -70.9559079

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Patient Comments (49)

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.

  • They. Always check to make sure with me that ,I am taking the meds that they prescribe for me.

  • Provider was well informed about my medical situation and discussed many aspects of care and what were the options available. She answered my questions promptly and explained what I wanted to know in detail , making sure I understood what she said. I felt better informed after our appointment and was impressed by her concerns and understanding .

  • Dr. Olivier is "first class". She moves quick, treats me like I'm the only person she saw that day. She's a class act, and she knows her stuff!Ned

  • Excellent patient care experience

  • Dr. Oliveira spent a considerable amount of time with [Name] [Name] She exhibited a significant degree of knowledge, compassion and expertise. [Name] had a wonderful experience!

  • They did everything well.

  • This was my first time here and the staff as well as Dr Oliviera were great. Very friendly and informative. Unfortunately because of my health I'll be back, but I know I'm in good hands and I feel comfortable there.

  • Dr. Oliveira was pleasant and knowledgeable and took her time. I never felt rushed.

  • She answered all my concerns and set goals for my future plans! I can't wait to reach and accomplish my goals!

  • Very courteous, easy to understand and very concerned about my needs and very professional. That's it.

  • Excellent doctor and wonderful office staff

  • The doctor listened carefully to me and explained things throughly.

  • Doctor was extremely knowledgeable and courteous

  • On time for appointment

  • Providers need to listen to patients concerns and questions. I felt like my questions and concerns were not important and dismissed.

  • They were very helpful to me all the time that I was there. Thank you.

  • Very attentive and showed an ability that made me feel like she was truly interested in what I was saying and in helping me find a working solution for me.

  • I felt heard and very welcome as a new patient. Dr. Oliveira was very thorough and kind.

  • First visit with this Dr. She asked many questions about [Name] health. Provided advice and scheduled a cat scan.

  • i think she was very good i am so glad i was sent to her

  • Very timely and spent plenty of time getting to know me. Easy to talk to. Office staff courteous and no wait. Highly recommend.

  • Nothing needs to be improved. The staff was VERY professional.

  • My provider was very thorough in her examination and gave detailed explanations of things .

  • Hello, everything was wonderful there. I have no complaints.

  • Wonderful neurologist

  • Well done


  • Office staff very professional and prompt to assist.

  • Office staff was welcoming, polite, and professional; I was called into the exam room in a very timely manner (did not have to wait past my appointment time!); nurses were friendly and helpful; main office/waiting room was clean, orderly, w/good signage (re: covid: 6ft distance, clean pens, hand sanitizer, etc); exam room was hygienic; my neurologist/doctor was very friendly, listened, asked questions and provided relevant information; she was easy to talk to, I felt heard and not rushed; multiple people (office check-in staff, and my doctor) confirmed which Pharmacy I use and updated their records as necessary; I was provided a detailed (printed) After Visit Summary containing my new (and current) medications--which was very helpful. My only first complaint is just how long it took to get an appointment with her, and how long it will be before I could get the follow-up visit (I called in October 2021 and the earliest they could schedule my first appointment for was February 2022; follow up is in May 14th). I was told that I can call if I have questions or concerns and maybe get a quicker appointment through a cancellation if necessary. Still, compared to my previous provider, today's visit was so smooth and I am far more confident that I won't face nearly the amount of problems (with scheduling errors, and last-minute changes and/or confirmations, follow-ups that never materialized, and errors sending new scripts to out-dated pharmacies, etc.) that I am happy I made the change to see this (new) provider.

  • The Provider and Staff was very nice and efficient. The EMG.. not so much. Lol..I would recommend this office to anyone who needs Neurology...

  • Great at listening, discussing options and procedure

  • Poor video quality.

  • My provider took all the time I needed and I never felt rushed! She explained in detail what should be done next to better diagnose and treat my issues.

  • The experience was all great......

  • Dr Oliveria was very knowledgeable and explained everything perfectly and listened to my concerns. She was very caring and professional!! I would definitely recommend her to anyone needing a neurologist!!

  • Extremely kind & listening doctor administered the test

  • Mrs. Oliveira was amazing

  • Dr. Oliveira is an exceptional physician. She cares, communicates, and in every way meets expectations for someone in her field of expertise. She is among the finest doctors I have met in the Southcoast system. Do not lose her.

  • Dr. Oliveira listened, set a plan for the future

  • The appointment was ON TIME! Dr. Corriera was wonderful as always. Her staff are very pleasant. It was a perfect meeting from my perspective.

  • Everyone was kind and helpful, The Dr. really listened to my concerns, and explained everything thoroughly! Was empathetic.

  • I waited over a 1 hour in the examination room. Totally unacceptable.

  • Great staff The Dr I saw listened to me explained things to me.She didn't rush me and was very well knowable about my care I needed

  • Needs better mental health training. Needs more time to learn about patient felt rushed

  • Very attentive and not felt rushed.

  • Dr. Oliveira was very pleasant and knew my medical history and went over my MRI prior to seeing me. She was very professional and totally informed about me medically.

  • DrOliveira was great and very easy to talk too.

  • The provider was very caring and very professional. She ordered tests to narrow down to what was causing my medical issue.

  • MA [Name][Name]and Dr. Oliveira were very compassionate, kind and knowledgeable.

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