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Marivyl Laxer, MD

4.7 out of 5 (445 Ratings)

Specialties:

Internal Medicine / Primary Care

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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

Locations

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

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Helpfulness of clerks and receptionists
4.7
4.8
4.8
4.5

Patient Comments (73)

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.

  • Please note that the visit was a telehealth visit. First, a staff member called 1/2 hour before the scheduled appointment to ask the routine questions. Then the actual video telehealth call did not happen until 2:30. The appointment was scheduled for 2:00 pm. My expectation is that the visit starts when scheduled.

  • People were very polite and answered all my questions.

  • In my opinion no improvement necessary

  • Dr. Laxer is an incredible physician,cares about her patients, and there wasn't anything she could have done to improve my visit with her today. She was, she's just amazing. She knows my records. She comes prepared, asks questions, answers questions. She's, I can't say enough good about her. In fact, I've just recommended her to my two neighbors Thank you. [Name] [Name] Bye.

  • This was a television. Dr.Laxer was very helpful in facilitating this, and prescribed treatment for my current issue. I am very satisfied.

  • Dr. Laxer is very passionate and always listens to her patient. Always very prompt in responding either Call or message. Very knowledgeable and always give good advice..

  • What you guys did well was just being there to listen and help me with my issues.

  • Everything was just great Dr. Laxer took her time with me and took care of all my needs

  • Dr.laxer is a wonderful provider. She listens to you never rushes you offers you options. Her treatment options are always clear and concise. I couldnt ask for a better doctor. [Name] [Name]

  • Doctor was very helpful and listened

  • My first telemedicine visit with Dr. laxer.She is a wonderful physician, listens intently and makes recommendations based on her findings gs and your information.

  • Dr. Laxer is very understanding. Very efficient. Very professional. Very caring. Very sympathetic, compassionate. She's she's excellent. She's on the mark and she knows her patients and I can't give her enough praise. She's a wonderful primary care doctor. Thank you.

  • Support staff professional as well as friendly. Glad during these stressful times there are alternative ways of 'seeing' the doctor.

  • The provider always listen to me. I'm answered every question. This office is great. I recommended to everyone.

  • Well due to the coronavirus I had a it was a routine follow up. I had an online or a virtual visit and the the office staff was very careful to help me prepare for it. And then Dr. Laxer was right there on time and it felt I felt just like I was in the room with her. She is always so attentive and personal and kind and Knowledgeable she's the best listener ever and she gave me your information and a good plan of follow up.

  • Dr Laxer is always very attentive and caring about the needs of her patients. I always feel very confident in her treatment recommendations and trust her completely.

  • I text my problem on my chart and they said I need to do a phone encounter with doctor she got right back to me and resolved problem

  • Dr. Laxer is always compassionate, understanding and knows my medical history extremely well.

  • Dr Laxer and the medical assistant made me feel welcome to a new practice and happy that I changed doctors from Tier 2 to Tier 1.

  • This is my first visit with Dr. Laxer and I was very impressed with how thorough she was with my past medical history and all the questions that I...that I did ask her. I look forward to seeing her again.

  • Friendly

  • I was seen quickly by my regular doctor which is good considering I had called just that morning with my issue.

  • Dr Laxer is an amazing physician as well as person.

  • Ease to schedule, quick response to a follow up question

  • Dr Laxer is the best . Very caring person. Takes time to listen and offers advise

  • You did everything well.

  • I am very happy with the professionalism and friendliness of everyone at the Westport branch of Southcoast. Don't ever let Doctor Laxer leave ... she's great along with everyone else.

  • Dr. Laxer is a superb medical provider who cares about her patients! She is an asset to Southcoast Health.

  • Dr. Laxer and her staff are respectful, knowledgeable, and they LISTEN to me.

  • The staff is always friendly and professionalDr. Laxer is a wonderful listener and advisor and very thorough. I have been a patient of hers for over 20 years

  • I love Dr Laxer and never have to wait long to be seen by her. She is very thorough and doesn't rush our visits.

  • Dr Laxer has been my doctor for quite a few years and she goes above and beyond.

  • Dr Laxer is the best. She calls and speaks to me personally when necessary.

  • Everything was done well.

  • Very surprised when the dr called me later that day with the results of my test taken earlier

  • Dr. Laxer was very, very well informed and she did help me a lot and I'm in recuperating and because of her. Okay. Thank you and have a good day.

  • The front desk are awesome ladies. They answered all my questions; and Dr. Laxer, couldn't get better. She was awesome. She always answers all my questions and takes her time.

  • Everything went well. TY

  • This was my first visit with this provider. I was very pleased with her concern.

  • They were very courteous and got me on time. Really appreciated my visit today!

  • Nice job!

  • I can't say enough about the care I always receive whenever I have an appointment with Dr Laxer. Everyone is so very knowledgeable and caring.Thank you [Name] [Name]

  • I don't have anything to add i have been Dr Laxer patient almost 20 years my husband and kids they are her patients too , she listen to what we have to say the nurses too they are very helpful.

  • The wait time was more than I expected.

  • I was taken in promptly, the MA was helpful updating my flu shot info. My doctor was thorough as usual, I just love my doctor.

  • Waited more than 45 mins for the Dr after I was seem by the MA for vitals. The office wasnt busy, and the Dr was unaware that I had been waiting as long as I was.

  • it was a great place to go was fast and very friendly

  • Listened to and responded to my questions and concerns.

  • Don't need to improve anything the office staff and my Dr. Laxer are the best office experience I have had do every time

  • Was seen on time and did not have to wait for doctor, very happy

  • The doctor was very thorough and listened to my concerns

  • Dr Laxer is tops.

  • All staff very friendly and helpful.

  • Wait time was reasonable and staff and provider were courteous.

  • The whole visit was excellent. Staff extremely helpful and explained everything so you understood it. Very nice experience.

  • provider made me feel very comfortabe and relaxed, in addition to being very professional

  • Was courteous and received care in a timely fashion.The place is a clean and healthy environment.

  • Dr. Laxer is a kind, compassionate Dr., who listens, shares and keeps me on the right track!!!!! I’ve gotten off once in a while but getting back.....

  • It couldn't have been any better - Dr. Laxer is the best and the staff is wonderful, always helpful and certainly was when I was there the other day. I have always been very satisfied - thank you for calling.

  • Dr Laxer is a kind caring and professional. We are fortunate to have her as our primary care physician.

  • Appt on time...Dr Laxer listens and does not rush you

  • I felt a little rushed on my visit

  • Dr Marivyl Laxer is the best Dr ever . I love her she’s so caring

  • Hi, I just want to say that Dr. Laxer is a great doctor. In the past, my daughter had some serious issues, and she was already right there to call me, you know, try to get him in to see other doctors. So, Dr. Laxer is very, very good, that my sister and I switched to go to her. We had doctors already, but we switched. So she's very good. She calls you if she needs to, and I have to say, I don't even plan on switching, so I hope she stays our doctor a long time.

  • Everyone was kind and courteous. I love my doctor. Wait time in the room was a bit long but I’m sure she was very busy.

  • Hello, everything went well. I think I pushed the first no but it was it just everything happened in the way it was supppose to and I was taken in the timely manner and I would recommend it to my friends. Thank you.

  • Dr. Laxer very caring doctor she is an excellent doctor.

  • Dr. Laxer is the best physician I have seen for primary care. She is very thorough and caring and really listens to your concerns and addresses the efficiently and appropriately.

  • I was seem in a very timely manner and all my concerns were addressed. All in all a very pleasant experience.

  • I enjoy Dr. Laxer very much. I feel she is very knowledgeable, and very helpful. My appointment was scheduled at 11:00 AM. I was brought into the exam room in a timely manner. I saw Dr. Laxer at a few minutes before 12:00. Though I did not mind the wait because I was accompanied by a friend who helped pass the time. Had I been alone, the time would have passed more slowly. Otherwise everything went very well.

  • Dr. Laxer and her staff were EXCELLENT! Thank you.

  • Just felt that I waited in the exam room a little longer than normal to be seen.

  • Dr. Laxer and the entire staff With whom I have interacted are wonderful! They are thoughtful, knowledgeable and caring. I am extremely fortunate to work with them as my medical team!

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