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Megan Cranston, PA

4.8 out of 5 (143 Ratings)



About Megan Cranston

Megan earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier University as a Biology major. She then furthered her medical expertise earning a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Bryant University.

Megan chose to become an Advanced Practitioner because of the impact the medical staff had on her when she was younger, as they always put in the extra time to understand her as a patient. Her philosophy of care centers around the patient, and that they dictate the plan of care. She believes it is important to outline different options for treatment, discussing the pros and cons of each.

Outside of work, Megan spends time walking with her two dogs, hiking, and relaxing at the beach.


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 (33)

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.

  • Always professional and i learned that my liver was in jeopardy which my primary never told me about. I am grateful for information and will follow up

  • Megan was great and the MA that checked me in was super efficient and knowledgable! Highly recommend

  • My experience with Dr. Megan Cranston has been smooth and amazing. She makes sure that all of my concerns are addressed. I've never had an issue with scheduling appointments, and I've never had an issue with setting up follow up visits. She is very professional and caring. I highly recommend doctor Megan Cranston.

  • Megan was professional and personable. My son who is a doctor was there and agreed with everything. Good job.

  • Megan was very attentive to my medical condition and scheduled a follow up procedure the next day. She was very pleasant, professional and knowledgeable and I felt that she was genuinely concerned and intent on providing me with the best medical advice and treatment.

  • Everything was done professionally

  • I have been experiencing issues with my stomach for over 40 years. The Dr I seen on my last visit agreed with me that I have a food sensitivity issue and provided me with a diet to follow.

  • Megan was completely amazing. Very intelligent, she knew everything going on with me. I am so impressed. She also knew exactly what kind of medication to give me. I am already feeling better. Just six hours later. I could not be happier. I trust Megan and the entire staff Also I will highly recommend these providers.

  • Megan was very thorough and listened. She was to the point and professional.

  • Everyone that worked there was very pleasant and helpful. The nurse practitioner that I saw, Megan Cranston, was very knowledgeable, and I felt like she really listened to me, is exploring options to help me. So I really appreciated everyone there. And a nice lady was in the lab, too. I didn't get her name, but she was very nice also. Thank you.

  • Very nice, explained details, made me feel comfortable talking w her. Took her time

  • everything was great . Megan was exceptional and I have no complaints at all. Thank you for everything

  • Dr. Cranston was very thorough and very knowledgeable. I was very happy that she took the time to really understand my symptoms.

  • The office is clean. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, made me feel welcome

  • Megan explained EVERYTHING In a manner that was very succinct...

  • Today was my first time with Megan. I could not have been happier. She knew my health issues, listened to me, asked if I had any questions or concerns and advised the best meds to treat my conditions. I would recommend anyone with gastro issues to see Megan Cranston. She was very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. She genuinely cares about patients.

  • Listened, and made me feel cared for or that the problem will be solved and created a plan to get there. My current doctors office makes it feel like I am just a number they did not listen to my concerns and brushed them off as if they were minor and that is why I am in the predicament I am now.. very happy with my visit today

  • Megan cranston was great.

  • Continuing to help with reaching the goals to live healthier lives of patients.

  • Always like going there. Everyone is kind and friendly. Explain to you what is happening and is always on time. Great place.

  • All were very professional. Am satisfied with my visit.

  • My doctor is on vacation so I saw his PA. She was courteous and attentive to my concerns. A course of action was suggested but I was assured if I had recurring symptoms I shouldn't hesitate to contact her. She did set up a follow-up visit in 3 mos.

  • Very courteous and helpful

  • Was first time meeting this PA. She was very helpful and knew all of my medical information. I felt like I was cared for.

  • My visit was quick, efficient and very friendly. I felt very comfortable with the way I was treated, the girl at reception and the staff in the exam room. All in all it was pleasant and informative

  • Megan was very nice and took time to understand my concerns

  • Megan listened intently to me, including my history and my questions. She was easy to talk to and appeared up to date on the issues that mattered to me.

  • No waiting. My diagnosis explained so I could understand and answer my questions.

  • expained my diet explained my condition

  • More timely appointment times

  • Megan, the PA was very welcoming. This was my 1st time meeting her. I usually see [Name]. [Name] he gave me a 1 year follow up from my initial diagnosis. I gave her a brief synopsis of my history. She listened. We talked about my meditation. She checked me and had a great Dr manner.

  • Very prompt.

  • She did an excellent job!!!!!

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