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Kevin Gendreau, MD

4.8 out of 5 (290 Ratings)

Specialties:

Family Medicine / Primary Care

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About Kevin Gendreau

Dr. Gendreau earned his bachelor’s degree at Boston University before completing his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed residencies in Family Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance and Carney Hospital through Tufts University.

He has also received an Honorarium for Prostate Cancer Research from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Dr. Gendreau is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. His clinical interests include quality improvement, weight loss, dermatology, behavioral pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

A Fall River native, Dr. Gendreau was born at Charlton Memorial Hospital and is happy to start practice while returning to the South Coast.

In his spare time, he has helped run a free clinic for uninsured patients, authors and edits children’s books, enjoys creative writing and is engaged in early childhood literacy initiatives.

Locations

Kevin practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine

208 Mill Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-758-3781

Get Directions 41.6545118 -70.88430519999997

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
4.7

Patient Comments (26)

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. Gendreau always has a calming demeanor and is very knowledgeable about my specific health and needs. He takes his time and makes it a point to know you as an individual versus running you out the office.

  • New patient physical teleconference. Went well, happy with the outcome. I was pleased with the experience with Dr. Gendreau and the office staff. I appreciate the telehealth, I hope this option continues even beyond when it is needed, I see it as a good alternative for some visits both from a health perspective but also from a convenience perspective.

  • Overall had a great experience everyone working had a great attitude and Dr. Gendreau was great!!

  • Everyone was awesome from registration, med tech, physician, lab tech and physician’s secretary. No wait time and everyone was very genuine and attentive.

  • Always friendly, punctual, and knowledgeable!

  • Everything

  • Dr.Gendreau those at the Fairhaven Southcoast facility are always polite, and professional. They listen well, and explain each phase of the examination. I am very grateful for Dr. Gendreau's knowledge and expertise in helping me with my healthcare needs.

  • I have always received the best care with Dr Gendreau and the staff has always also been friendly, informative, yet at a highly professional level.

  • Everyone was very pleasant and the doctor was excellent.

  • Always pleased with my visits.Short waiting times, front desk,all other employees extremely helpful and pleasant. Dr. Gendreau is fabulous! Always greets you with smile and interested in what's happening in your life. Very informative when asking questions about your any concerns. So pleased to have found him for my Physician!Definitely A Keeper

  • Would prefer face to face visit. But in these times of covid telehealth was adequate

  • Scheduling the tele health call was a bit strange, they gave a time then called an hour later to change it then called again before the appointment to say they would call at a certain time...a bit much. That said the video call was great and I recommend keeping this option.

  • This is one of the best doctors I have ever had.

  • Keep up the goo work

  • Dr.G.has such an amazing personality. It is hard to come by someone who is genuinely kind and happy these days.

  • Dr Gendreau was very helpful.

  • I was totally satisfied with every aspect of the visit.

  • I do not like telehealth. You cannot substitute this for an in-person visit, I guess it is a sign of the times. Do not make this the new standard in health visits. For the time being it is okay but not in the future.

  • The communication is excellent and myself and boyfriend both felt like our time was valued and all the staff were patient and friendly with us.

  • The Dr us always very patient, knowledgeable and doesn't rush the appointment

  • Since this was my first visit with the doctor, it had to be done remotely due to the Covid crisis. I look forward to my first in-person visit in the future. However, the televisit with the doctor was done promptly at the scheduled hour and the doctor used a platform that was very easy for me to also utilized and thus made me quite at ease during the visit even though it was a remote one.

  • Thoughtful concerned and thorough

  • A quick response to my urgent needs.

  • Dr. Gendreau is the best doctor I've ever had. I'm a 78 year old man, Dr. Gendreau's been my doctor for about 2 1/2 years him his staff the whole bit are great number one. Thank you.

  • Always listens and goes out of way to help me

  • I thought the appointment was for 10:30 am. The nurse spoke to me at that time and told me to expect a call from the doctor “some time this morning.” It left me waiting in uncertainty for over an hour.

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Why does Southcoast publish survey ratings online?
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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.