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Marivyl Laxer, MD

4.9 out of 5 (357 Ratings)


Internal Medicine / Primary Care

About Marivyl Laxer

Dr. Laxer earned her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She completed residencies in internal medicine at Makati Medical Center in the Philippines and at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass.

She also completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Makati Medical Center, Philippines.

Dr. Laxer is board-certified in internal medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Bristol South Medical Society. Dr. Laxer is fluent in the Philippine language.

Marivyl speaks Philippine


Marivyl practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine

827 American Legion Highway
Westport, MA 02790

P: 508-636-5101

Get Directions 41.63331 -71.07568100000003

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

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Patient Comments (99)

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.

  • Everything was fine

  • Listens to me where I don't feel rushed.

  • I would like to have left time in the waiting room.25 minutes in the waiting room is to much.

  • I like my doctor and the staff as well as the service offerings.

  • Facility is excellent. Dr laxer is the best.

  • Dr laxer is the best Dr I have ever had she cares

  • Is always patient and willing to listen to my concerns

  • Very well done.

  • I was taken into the office on time. I was treated with respect by all who took care of me, and my exam by Dr. Laxer was very complete and professional. I felt very good when I left the office.

  • Every thing was done well from entering the bldg. for my appointment and exiting the same. Thank you: [Name] [Name]. [Name]

  • The team is phenomenal

  • I feel safe with Dr Laxer , she is thorough with my care .

  • Long wait times

  • Check in was really smooth. But mostly I think Dr. Laxer is just outstanding. She takes time. You never feel rushed. She asked good questions. She listens deeply she gives you your full attention, and I really feel heard and taken care of can't recommend her highly enough. Thank you.

  • The visit went very well. The provider answered my questions and addressed my concerns.

  • Prompt and interested

  • Very professional and friendly physician and staff. Highly recommended

  • Answered my questions Very satisfying to know they care enough to take the time to explain what's next on getting the COVID-19 shots Thankyou.

  • Be on time is just as valuable as the Dr

  • All went well.

  • Always great with listening, always is very responsive, can improve upon the time it takes to be seen waited over an hour.

  • I find Marivyl Laxer to be an incredibly compassionate and thoughtful care provider and I also really thought the phone call leading up to my appointment was really thoughtful and compassionate and caring and I was super impressed with Marivyl Dr. Laxer remembering some really personal things about I had a miscarriage and was trying to get pregnant and different things like that. So that was really wonderful.

  • Always kind and very informative

  • Dr. Laxer is always great, someone that you can talk to, she's very informative and she does gives me great advice. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

  • My appointment went perfectly, from check in to check out. Dr. Laxer is a great listener who takes time with her patients and provides the utmost care with the highest degree of professionalism. I trust Dr. Laxer and appreciate her very much.

  • Yes, Dr. Laxer is a superb very professional very knowledgeable doctor physician and I'm very well satisfied with all the times that I have met with her whether it's in person or with this tella tella there this doing this online with a computer. She's always always is in a good mood is always respectful always very well informed couldn't be better.

  • I had a fairly normal physical experience. Dr was pleasant to talk to as always. I was comfortable. Got some gentle reminders about diet and hydration, not harsh words. She made some other more unique suggestions that are quite helpful! She went beyond the usual things I hear, and I'm excited to try them out. I had to wait a little while, which prolonged my dr anxiety a little bit.

  • Dr. Laxer is very knowledgeable and a good listener.

  • Friendly staff

  • On time appointments. I waited over 1 hour to be seen.

  • The wait time to be seen with an appointment was unacceptable. I waited an hour in the exam room.

  • My doctor laxer is always available. She listens gives me good information makes me feel much better about concerns. Shes open gives me a plan every time. I love her and dont know what id do if she retired..shes that great!

  • Wait time in room for dr was a bit long. However I think it was do to the Covid backup

  • My visit was very thorough and I received good services provided by staff members, but most of all, Dr. Laxer, who has been my physician for years.I consider her not only my Doctor at South Coast but a good friend.Thank you,[Name] [Name]

  • Dr. Laser and her staff are the best.

  • Dr. Laxer has extensive knowledge of medicine and uses her expertise to make sound clinical recommendations. I trust her with my healthcare. I have lived out of state for 4 years now and drive over two hours to see her for appointments because I value the high quality care that she delivers. Thank you for all that you do!

  • Very helpful and very knowledgeable and very nice.

  • This was a first time visit. When appt was confirmed, would like to have had more info on the procedures to enter the building regarding covid rules. Was not given a phone number to get in touch with the girls at the desk. Was not easily understood on the front of the building!

  • It was nice to know ahead of time when the doctor was going to call. I did not feel rushed and was able to ask questions and all concerns were answered.

  • everything went very well

  • Very Professional friendly and always meets my medical needs. Dr Laxer does ask questions as well as answering any questions or concerns I may have. She doesn't rush the visit and explains everything such as what blood work she is ordering along with going over all my medications. Very thorough.. Great Health care

  • Dr. Laxer is knowledgeable and caring. She takes time to listen and discuss concerns as well as goals.

  • I have always been treated with dignity and respect by all of the providers and support staff. Dr. Laxer is always aware of my health status and is very caring and conscientious. She is the provider for several of my family members.

  • Dr. Laxer and her associates are wonderful! I always feel like I am visiting a friend who knows and cares about me.

  • Everything was done well and all Covid protocols were followed.

  • You did everything will.

  • You did very well. I'm very I'm very content with my health care my doctor and I'm fine. Okay.

  • The entire experience was excellent!

  • Didn't have to leave my house during the pandemic was great. My doctor always takes good care of me.

  • Very quick and I felt safe. Dr. Laxer is the best! She is always very thorough and compassionate and helpful.

  • Quick and easy.

  • I love the whole staff at Southcoast health they are all very caring

  • The person that checked me out ignored me while I waited at the window while she straightened her desk

  • Staff and dr and NP was very caring and professional and called to check on me within 2 days

  • Rooms are very clean and everyone nurses are kind. Dr Laxer is a great doctor.

  • I think Dr. Laxer's group works together well as a team, she sets up the interview etc, but the fact is over the years. She has come to know me and she knows how to talk with me and work with me to encourage me and help me make good decisions. It's the best.

  • When I checked in the woman at the computer check me in as a no show, so I sat for 45 minutes, that was not acceptable.

  • Everyone was professional and kind.

  • I was taken on time, treated nicely, was asked a lot of questions concerning my well being and health. I didn't feel rushed either. Dr. Laxer took the time to answer all my questions also. Excellent.

  • As always, everyone there was professional and efficient. TY.

  • Dr. Laxer is very accommodating, very knowledgeable, very warm. She has my record completely intact. Interacts or overlaps with other physicians. She knows my history my medical history very well. Thank you.

  • Always treated with dignity and respect by Dr. Laxer. She remembers so much about your medical history.She is wonderful!Office staff is very helpful

  • dr laxer is wonderful !!!

  • Everything was handled with the utmost professionalism.

  • Dr. Laxer is always very thorough and she listens to her patients and I guess out what she needs makes any appointments for the necessary, and she's just there for her patients. Thank you.

  • Waited to long to be seen

  • Everything was fine, nothing to do differently

  • Everyone is always friendly and helpful

  • Dr. Laxer is awesome! She genuinely cares about my health. It shows in how she treats me with respect, firmness when necessary and always with my best interest in mind. I would and have recommended her to everyone that asks about a family doctor. My entire family, 3 generations have chosen her as their doctor, that speaks volumes of her excellent, thorough care. I am 100% content that Dr. Laxer is my provider!

  • This was my first visit with Dr.Laxer. My exam had been postponed since March due to the pandemic. I had a great first visit. Dr. Laxer was thorough, knowledgeable, and compassionate. I feel that I made a good choice choosing her to be my doctor.

  • Always quick to respond when I have a question

  • The actual visit was fine but the hour wait in the car was too long.

  • Always professional and knowledgeable. Dr. Laxer is wonderful.

  • Dr Laxer is wonderful, caring, kind and knowledgeable

  • My visit went as it should have. No issues no problems it was great!

  • The doctor was very thorough and very knowledgeable.

  • Doctor Laxer, always listen, I like her.

  • Keep appointments on time, if you have 10:00 appointment you should be seen at that time waiting.

  • Telehealth was with my primary doctor who knows my health. It was about a new medication for my bone density test

  • Very comfortable speaking about all my health concerns with this provider and she really listens and is concerned with patient’s health.

  • Dr Laxer and the staff at Westport Family Medicine are great and always go above and beyond caring for my health. I can’t thank them enough!

  • All precautions were taken to make my face to face safe, which I appreciated immensely.

  • With what we are going through right now I was surprised how well my appointment was, Dr. Laxer was very thorough and hit every point. She went beyond my expectations.

  • Dr. Laxer is always looking out for my welfare. She goes out of her way to help me. I believe she the best doctor around. When she went to Westport I could have change PC doctor, but I didn’t. She knows me too well. The best. Love going there.

  • in person care is beter

  • This was my first appointment with this provider therefore, it is hard for me to judge some of the questions asked in this survey. Dr. Laxer seems to be very caring and thoughtful. I hope to develop a long lasting doctor-patient relationship of mutual respect and understanding.


  • I went in concerned of a cyst, Dr. Laxer looked at it touched it and made feel at peace.

  • Covid procedures were in place

  • Dr Laxer is a kind, compassionate, knowledgeable doctor.

  • Friendly advice, friendly people, relaxed atmosphere. Couldn't ask for more. Thank you.

  • I felt very safe going to see Doctor Laxer. Everyone was very much tuned in to making sure they are trying to stomp-out the pandemic. I feel very comfortable going to Doctor Laxer. She is wonderful and very knowledgeable and concerned with my health. I would recommend anyone to Doctor Laxer and Southcoast Health Family Medicine.

  • Dr Laxer is the best! Looks after all of my health - physical, mental, and emotional.

  • My doctor listened to my concerns and questions and advised me with ideas and options for my condition . And also informed me she would check in with me in two weeks

  • See patients within 15 minutes of appointment time

  • I feel very comfortable talking to Doctor Laxer because she is a very caring doctor and she does not talk 'over-my-head'. She talked about different ways to safely handle my present problem. I would gladly recommend Doctor Laxer who is looking for a GP.

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