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Maureen Chung, MD, PhD

Medical Director Breast Care Program

4.8 out of 5 (214 Ratings)


Breast Health / Surgery / Surgical Oncology

About Maureen Chung

Dr. Maureen Chung, a renowned surgical oncologist specializing in diseases of the breast, is the Medical Director of the Breast Care Program.

She earned her undergraduate degree with distinction, as well as her medical and master’s degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She completed a general surgery residency at McGill University, where she served as Administrative Chief Resident. She earned a doctorate in Pathobiology from Brown University, Providence and completed a surgical oncology fellowship at Brown Medical School.  

Dr. Chung is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of several societies including the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the American Association for Cancer Research.  

Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Chung’s clinical interests include the impact of screening mammography and contemporary surgical treatment of breast cancer. She believes that patient education, disease prevention and evidence based treatments are equally important and that care should be personalized for each patient.


Maureen practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Breast Center

300B Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-973-1021

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Southcoast Physicians Group Breast Center

235 Hanover St Third Floor
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-1021

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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 (53)

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. Chung along with her entire staff were fabulous!Everyone was knowledgeable, well informed and courteous. I couldn't have asked for a better visit especially at this time.

  • Everyone along the way was very kind and informative.

  • Everyone from the receptionist and the super sweet and comforting women ( who I can't remember their names) to the radiologist were amazing. Thank you for being so kind and caring.

  • Went for a biopsy

  • Was treated with respect, on time and everything was explained to me well.

  • Dr. Chung gave me excellent service. She answered all my questions and she was she made sure I was comfortable with everything. I would really recommend her highly to everyone. Thank you.

  • Very good service. The doctors and assistants are very friendly and exemplary professionals. What I think they need to improve is the conversation about the cost of the visits, because in my case it came a little late. I only learned that I would have to pay for consultations after several of them.

  • Very friendly people that seem to genuinely care about you

  • Great experience. Prior knowledge of what was going to happen during the biopsy helped a lot.The medical team worked very well together. I'd give them an A+. Very positive considering the nature of the procedure,that is looking for cancer.Keep up the excellent work from the front desk to Dr.Chung and the Surgical team.Very mindful of the patient.

  • I received very thoughtful and compassionate care. It meant so much as I was very anxious. Wonderful people!!!

  • Very informative

  • Great care. Made me feel comfortable. Always checking om me! Asking if I had any questions that they could answer.GREAT experience!!!

  • Dr Chung was wonderful, explained everything to me and daughter so we would understand listened to our questions and spent time with us. Did not feel rushed. The staff for the biopsy were wonderful including the radiologist. They explained all that was being done. Made me feel relaxed were very concerned about how I was doing. I would rate them all excellent wish I could remember their names. They were wonderful including the girls that work behind the desk. It is a wonderful place. Thank you Dr Chung for a wonderful service for woman.

  • Everyone in this office has been kind, friendly and helpful. Because of this team my cancer was caught early and my recovery was speedy.

  • Excellent care from competent professionals who were also sensitive to my responses and needs.I am moving next week and am hopeful that I will find similar care in the state of Maine.

  • Dr. Chung has always made me feel comfortable and she is very knowledgeable with any of my concerns that I have. The staff is always extremely nice and helpful. I’m Truly thankful for them since I’ve been a patient of Dr. Chung 4 years now since my breast cancer and I would’ve not chosen anyone else. I’m very thankful for Dr . Chung and her staff.

  • Dr Chung was attentive, thorough and knowledgable. It was an overall pleasant experience

  • Everyone was kind and caring.

  • Everyone was polite, knowledgeable and caring

  • I’ve always been treated with respect and dignity. The Dr. and staff have a great repore with their patient. All were very compassionate, caring people.

  • Dr. Chung was very thorough and I feel very confident in her caring for me as a breast cancer survivor.

  • I was seen promptly every one was courteous, caring and make you feel cared for. Everything was explained so I could understand

  • Good facility.respectable care.

  • Staff was kind, courteous, and informative.

  • Everyone was so caring and helpful

  • This office makes a hard situation easier! They put me at ease through my procedure! A+ care here

  • Very kind and responsive staff

  • Everyone there is very helpful and informative.

  • Dr. Chung and her staff are highly trained, cordial and supportive!

  • It was a good experience. Took awhile for the doctor to come into the examination room, but overall my visit provided me with a lot of information about my condition.

  • It was fine.

  • Directions at end not very clear waited for quite a while to schedule appts

  • My check up and treatment were very thorough. My questions were answered.

  • Dr Chung always makes me feel comfortable and she is easy to talk to. She is very personable . I never feel rushed. I have her undivided attention. Thanks

  • Very caring and thorough

  • I'm very satisfied with South Coast and with Dr. Maureen Chung. I was a little uncomfortable with the tele Health kind of approach but I realize with what's going on. This is better than nothing. So I look forward to going back to the office. Thank you.

  • My entire Dr. Chung experience is always excellent. So that's what I have to say about that.

  • You are the best!

  • Dr. Chung and her staff are top notch!!!

  • Actually it wasn't a visit at the doctor's office it was a visit online by video but all in all it was great my doctor is great to thank you.

  • Hi, they were very attentive and caring and compassionate.

  • My experience with everyone was excellent I would highly recommend this provider

  • Actually had a phone appt and they were all very prompt and pleasant and helpful. Made me feel at ease about my concerns. Even with the Coronavirus going around they were pleasant and showed concern for me.

  • Dr. Chung answered all my questions.

  • Staff was wonderful and is was even a relief while a nurse held my hand during the biopsy. She even kept verbally checking with me to make sure I was ok

  • Fabulous care, as always. Dr. Chung is amazing and my mammogram tech, [Name] was great as well. When you're a little anxious, having great people makes all the difference...

  • Everyone was friendly keep up the good work

  • Dr. Chung and the associates always explains to me everything that they are going to be doing so I can understand it in the language so I can understand. English of course, but they're very friendly and they've put you at ease so that you have time and you're not upset and you're not new of us about anything and they explained everything what they're going to do it why they're doing it when they are examining the person especially me, but they're very friendly all of the whole staff right from the beginning right to the end. I do recommend them to other people. I always tell people they got a problem see Dr. Chung.

  • Staff professional and knowledgeable about my health issues and recommendations for healthy living. Feedback was very good. Very supportive. Liked nutrition information on veggies and fruits. Liked how mammogram results were given during the visit with the Dr.

  • Everyone is so helpful, friendly and compassionate. I can’t thank you all enough for taking such good care of me!

  • Best service,love my doctor.very professional make me feel at easy when I see her.oustanding

  • Everyone was extremely kind and friendly. Very professional and caring. Made me feel comfortable

  • Staff was very professional and courteous. They moved me alone through all my appointments with ease and it went much faster than I anticipated. They were very comforting and reassuring. Thank you.

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