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Marvin Berman, MD

Associate Medical Director of Gastroenterology

4.6 out of 5 (248 Ratings)



About Marvin Berman

Board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Dr. Berman has been practicing in Fall River for more than 20 years and has been on staff at Charlton Memorial Hospital since 1989.

A magna cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, he completed his internship and residency at University Hospital in Boston. He received his training in gastroenterology at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. He was an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He lectures at Brown University and teaches at Boston Medical Center.

Dr. Berman has a special interest in liver disease and has published widely on this topic as well as other gastrointestinal conditions. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.


Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Gastroenterology

    1030 President Ave. Suite 110
    Fall River, MA 02720

    P: 508-973-1690

    Get Directions 41.714125 -71.13964899999996

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.

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Patient Comments (54)

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 what great thank you

  • Dr. Berman is a good Dr. Calls when he says he's going to and is very intelligent...and trys his very best to help you and genuinely cares about his patients.

  • Dr was late because of being stuck in surgery. Other than that, he listened and showed concern. All in all, I'm satisfied.

  • Dr. Berman always communicates well and gives excellent advice.

  • Excellent care

  • I am very pleased with my visit, Dr Berman is sending me for some additional tests to get down to my problem, extremely thorough. On time to!!!

  • I was treated there so well that I would never want to change my doctor. He... he does a wonderful job. That's Dr. Berman. Thank you very much.

  • Seen in a timely manner, and Dr made me comfortable.

  • I was seen in a very timely manner.

  • do not change a thing

  • Dr. Berman provided excellent information and follow up to my husband's medical condition.

  • Dr. Berman is a very professional and he knows his business and he's very communicable and understandable and I have hearing impairment and he takes the time to explain things so that I can understand and I've been with him for many years and I could not rate him any more highly because he's just a wonderful physician.

  • Everything was excellent. He provided excellent care, doctor health, he's an excellent doctor. Very courteous. The staff was very courteous and their answers. (INAUDIBLE) is awesome. I mean the staff. The secretary, they were all awesome.

  • Staff were prompt, friendly and courteous. In and out quickly.

  • I was seen on time and the doctor answered all of my questions completely and patiently.

  • No improvement needed. Had a timely and comfortable experience

  • The experience was entirely satisfactory. Thank you.

  • Dr. Berman is exceptional when explaining my condition and how I am managing it. He is thorough when following up and consistent with his treatment regiment.

  • You were very helpful and nice to get me in the office on the same day, which was very helpful and appreciated by me. Thank you all.

  • All I can say is that I am pleased

  • Dr Mendelson is a wonderful and caring person.

  • Excellent experience

  • I was able to book an earlier appointment by being put on the waiting list. This worked really well. I received a text notification and was able to schedule an appointment two weeks earlier.

  • I have been seeing Dr Berman for many years. I not only trust him in his decisions for my health but he talks to me in terms I can understand. I will never replace him

  • no comments, the appointment went smoothly.

  • The staff that makes appointments when you leave are very negative and miserable

  • For the service, it was always excellent, always excellent. It was good service, good attention from everybody. Thank you very much.

  • Good

  • Listened intently to my concerns, explained testing warranted based on my symptoms and most importantly focused on me and not the keyboard.

  • I was taken in just about right away. The doctor was excellent. I have nothing, but good praise. Thank you.

  • Dr Marvin Berman is one of the most outstanding doctors in the area. When he suggests something, listen to him.

  • Excellant doctor and staff

  • The doctor listened to my concerns and responded with professionalism.

  • One word just wonderful

  • Questions are answered when asked

  • I love Dr Berman! He has been my provider for gastroenterology for years now, about 5 to 6 years now. He has always very knowledgeable, friendly inconsiders all of my issues when I see him. I always enjoy seeing him in person.

  • Dr Berman is courteous and professional. He and the staff promptly scheduled my procedure.

  • Dr. Berman has been caring for me for 30 years. I can rely on him to be thorough and interested in any health concern I walk into the office with. He has a sincere bedside manner - genuine and considerate.

  • Office staff and medical assistant very cordial, and attentive . Very minimal waiting . Dr Berman was very kind, thorough and thoughtful. Very happy with medical care from this practice!

  • Very pleasant interaction Informative Difficult as new patient for hospital follow up first time meeting him Had requested different doctor for f/u appointment and was scheduled with him

  • I enjoyed my visit with the doctor. He's (INAUDIBLE). This is my first time so I can (INAUDIBLE) everything. I only found a few minutes and then... went to go get my labs done. So, maybe it would be better at a later date. Thank you.

  • Thus was my first visit. I was very impressed with Dr. Berman. He had great concern for my health issues. My complaint that I went in for. He went over family history. He listened to everything I had to say. I am getting my testing done soon.

  • Always kind...

  • Took three months for them to even call me based on my primary's referral, then took another two months to get an appointment. My after summary report has items on the questionnaire that weren't even addressed or asked of me. Doctor's bedside manner made me uncomfortable.

  • Only thing I would say is that when I was called for this fibroscan appointment, I was not told not to eat or drink anything 3 hours before. When I arrived they did adjust my time so that I could still have the test! I was happy about that!

  • On time, courteous, professional , attentive and respectful!

  • Waiting for an appt took a few months even with a referral going in from primary

  • He was apologetic a number of times for the delay because of the schedule and patients. He listened to me gave a good examination asked a lot of questions and wanted to help me.

  • I've been seeing Dr. Berman for about 15 or 16 years now and he has never once disappointed me. He is always kind, he is always personable. He is always friendly. He is always... eager to answer any questions or concerns that I have, explains things in a way that I understand. He's the only doctor that I am 100% comfortable with, not only, you know, being in his in, you know, in his office and going through a an exam or, or a meeting with him, but also... in anything that he says. Any anything that he has to say, I am 100% on board with. I trust him with my life.

  • Dr. was very clear and caring.

  • Everything about my visit was perfect and comprehensive

  • The office was very efficient.

  • My only concern about this visit was the length of time it took to get an in-office appointment with a specialist. I was offered a televisit within a few weeks, but I was referred to a specialist by my primary care physician for a specific problem and the earliest in-person appt with any of the doctors in the practice was THREE MONTHS out. I don't mind a tele-health visit with my primary care physician because he has been my doctor for 50 years, but with a new doctor, it's not acceptable.

  • Safe welcoming clean office. Staff patient, friendly ,knowledgeable and did not rush me

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