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Maureen Chung, MD, PhD

Medical Director Breast Care Program

4.8 out of 5 (170 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.

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Patient Comments (19)

  • Everyone was very helpful and kind. Specially the Doctor. Thank You

  • Dr. Chung was extremely knowledgeably and maintained a positive attitude and compassion. She was very thorough and truthful.

  • Best doctor ever! Hi thorough and kind, gentle. Loved everything about her! ??thank you such a great place!

  • wonderful staff and Dr Chung caring and informative

  • I would have liked more simple and clear answers with the dr. I met with. I was very confused with much of the information given to me. Otherwise the staff were very nice and seemed very caring.

  • Dr. Maureen Chung was very thorough with her questions, patient with me when I did not have all of the info she needed about my past history, and explained the procedures to come in easy layman's terms. [Name] [Name] was very helpful and thorough also.

  • Everyone was kind and helpful.

  • Everyone I came in contact with was kind, generous with their time, fully willing to explain everything and certainly professional and knowledgeable.

  • My experiences with Southcoast Health Breast Surgery is and has been exceptional. Dr. Chung and her staff are awesome. I feel so taken care of on my appointments there. Fairhaven is an amazing center as well. I could go on and on about the treatment I get at both locations.[Name]

  • Excellent experience. Dr Chung was extremely detailed and thorough.

  • I couldn’t help but praise the service I received. And I have already pass it on. I was taking care of with loving care.

  • Dr.chung is as an amzing provider,very polite, caring professional.she brings peace to my heart.the best doctor ever very nice,outstanding service every time I see her,love this doctor,always with a pleasant attitude

  • There should be someone at the front desk at all times i stood there for 14min before someone came out, also did not appreciate the whole waiting room knowing my information the women at the front desk said it all out loud the only thing the waiting room didn't know was my social number. Not impressed

  • Dr Chung is wonderful. She is thorough very informative. She has a very pleasant demeanour and I would recommend anyone with a breast issue to her.

  • If a person has to go through hearing about cancer this place is fantastic and everyone I dealt with. I can't say enough about Dr. Chung

  • Timely procedure. Helpful and courteous staff.

  • Your facility, staff and providers are outstanding. What a beautiful suite, kind, caring and compassionate staff.

  • Everyone especially the 2 women who stayed with me through my biopsy were extremely friendly, courteous and put me at ease.

  • Everyone from the moment you walk in until the second you leave is unbelievably wonderful. When I was told the radiologist wanted to speak to me when I went for a redo on my mammo I was a bit nervous. The two techs (I wish I remembered their names because they were so good to me) who did the redo were in the room with me the whole time [Name]was explaining my situation to me. I was then taken to see [Name] (who by the way is beyond super) for scheduling. She got me a quick appointment date and actually wanted me in sooner but I had a previous appointment for that day. Not only did she explain everything in detail as to what to expect but she made me feel less nervous about all the news I had just received. On the day of the biopsy my husband and I were blown away by Dr.Chung. She is so down to earth, informative and funny. At a time like this that's absolutely what we needed! Then from the second [Name] called my name to prep for the biopsy until the very moment she brought back to the waiting area to leave, she and [Name] were totally amazing! They were sweet, caring, listened to all of my "nervous talking" and explained everything that was going to happen before, during and after the biopsy. They were also great with small talk which helped calm my nerves! He was very nice and very professional. The next morning, not even 24 hours after leaving I received a call asking how I was doing (again by a very nice woman who sorry I forget her name too). I thought that was so nice. It made me feel like I was cared about and not just another name or number. From my very first mammogram there a few weeks ago I was already telling everyone I know about the breast center. Not only are all the people who work there great but the center itself is beautiful. Since then I have one niece who is now a patient and another niece who is hoping to be able to leave where she is going now to become one. Thank you all so very much for all that you do!

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