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Katelyn Oliveira, DO

4.8 out of 5 (236 Ratings)

Specialties:

Neurology

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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. 

Locations

Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Neurology

    480 Hawthorn Street
    Dartmouth, MA 02747

    P: 508-973-9180

    Get Directions 41.625282 -70.9559079

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.

Provider Ratings

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.8
4.8
4.8
5

Patient Comments (62)

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 Oliviera was great. She reviewed my test results and explained what they meant so that I understood. She's very thorough, friendly and professional.

  • Prompt, professional, courtesy. I was treated like I was a celebrity, great all around.

  • Took 8 months to get an appt, but that's just the way medicine is these days. Doctor was really great, knowledgeable, and attentive. I felt well-taken care of and in good hands.

  • Dr. Oliveira and staff are excellent

  • Everybody that I had uncounted on my appointment was extremely polite, very caring, and everyone made sure that I was taking care of and comfortable. I would recommend them to anybody.

  • All was good.

  • I stood at the check out window while the ladies were chit chatting about their hair and how long it was. 2 ladies looked at me never acknowledged me continued talking therefore I walked.

  • Dr Oliveira—-smart, interested, on time. Listened carefully. Answered all my questions.I liked the MA who checked me in-personable, put me at ease, unfortunately do not remember her name.Office booked me to be seen on the very day I called. Very helpful and efficient.Excellent visit overall.

  • I waited 20 minutes before I was seen.

  • The visit with this provider and this provider's office was excellent. Very happy. I would recommend them to... anybody. But I am unhappy with the survey. It seemed too long and rather redundant.

  • She was very professional and easy to talk to.

  • The office staff was very compassionate, caring and kind. They made me feel.so comfortable. Dr. Oliveira really listened to everything and was so understanding, knowledgeable and able to develop a treatment plan on my first visit. I never felt hurried and I felt that I was the only patient in the office. So impressed.

  • Dr Oliveira was extremely caring and professional and very detailed in her evaluation and explanation of my condition. You can see she really cares about her patients. I couldn't expect more from my initial appointment.Thank you Dr Oliveira and Southcoast Health!

  • Seen without a long wait and Dr. listened to me and what I had experienced.

  • Dr. Kathlyn Oliveira was very very understanding helped my father to understand what he's going through and was told he has dementia medication is in the works

  • Dr Oliveira was amazing! What a thoughtful, caring provider. She listened to all my concerns with empathy and genuine concern.

  • Provider and support staff were caring kind respectful knowledgeable- spent a lot of time with me listening to issues and came up with a goal

  • Provider listened We understood each other

  • Dr. Oliveira is very attentive to all my questions. She explains things that are happening and addresses any concern I have.

  • Nothing keep up the good work

  • This visit went very well throughout. No changes needed at this time.

  • Everything was excellent

  • Dr Oliveira is intelligent, skilled and has great interpersonal skills! She explains things in great detail in a way that I can understand! She is caring, patient and dedicated to her pts and their families. She was great with my elderly Mom as well as with myself. I have already recommended her to other pts looking for a great neurologist! Thank you!

  • All around positive experience. Thanks To Dr. Oliveira and the staff

  • Dr. Oliveira is always kind and listens to my concerns. I trust her recommendations with my health

  • No one was waiting and I was seen quickly. Pleasant staff.

  • Ms. Oliveira was wonderful. Kind and considerate.

  • This was my first visit to this Specialist. The whole process went smoothly, the physician was kind and I understood what the plan going forward is going to be to get a better understanding of my situation. Nothing needs to be improved as the visit went well.

  • All staff very courteous. Very timely and very individual patient care focused. All were professional and respectful.

  • Everyone was pleasant in the office and the secretary took her time to help schedule my next appointment. Her day had already ended.The doctor was informative and took her time with me. I didn't feel rushed.

  • Everything was fantastic. Taken back right away. The Dr was fantastic, friendly and very helpful.

  • Everyone in this office is kind and courteous

  • From beginning to end the office staff was efficient. Care providers were knowledgeable and explained things in a way to be understood. They were calming and made sure no one felt rushed.

  • 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

  • THE DOCTOR WAS RESPECTFUL AND HELPFUL! VERY PERSONABLE!

  • 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.

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