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Patrick Gagnon, MD

Chief of Radiation Oncology

4.7 out of 5 (62 Ratings)

Specialties:

Cancer Care / Oncology / Radiation Oncology

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About Patrick Gagnon

Dr. Gagnon is the Chief of Radiation Oncology at the Southcoast Health Cancer Center.

A graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Gagnon completed a residency in radiation oncology at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Ore. He has specialized expertise and interest in stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiation therapy and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT).

Dr. Gagnon has performed research in adaptive radiation therapy and imaging and has presented at numerous national and international meetings. He is a recipient of a competitive research grant, the ASCO Young Investigator Award, for his novel research on head and neck cancer.

Dr. Gagnon is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO).

Dr. Gagnon is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology.

Locations

Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Cancer, Oncology & Hematology

206 Mill Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-973-3000

Get Directions 41.6536108 -70.88166089999999

Southcoast Physicians Group Cancer, Oncology & Hematology

506 Prospect St
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-7888

Get Directions 41.7089735 -71.1457696

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 Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.7
4.7
4.8
4.8

Patient Comments (16)

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.

  • For the most part, everything was always on time. Every nurse and person that I spoke to or came in contact with was extremely courteous, caring, and answered any questions that I might have. There's always a smile on everyone's face. You can't ask for much more than that. Everything was just fine.

  • Hi, this is [Name] I'd like to let you know that Dr. Gagnon was incredible. He answered every question. I just can't believe how good he was. So I'd like to give you a shout out. Thanks.

  • Yes, they were very organized professional courteous. Always was concerned about the patient or myself in every visit that I was there to help me on and off that the radiation table. They always treated me coming in and greeted me leaving made the atmosphere of the visit very comfortable. Thank you.

  • Everybody was wonderful and thorough and service for me. And yes, I would recommend this hospital to someone. Absolutely.

  • Greatest group ever !!!I will miss them like family !!!I know that I was in good hands .Thank You everyone.

  • The entire team is professional, courteous, kind and caring. I feel very happy with everyone who I interacted with. Everyone is so kind and caring. I do not have any negatives to note. Thank you

  • Noticed that there were a few visits where the radiation therapy "on time/delay" status monitor was turned off. It would be good if it was always used and updated to reflect real-time status.Staff was very professional, kind and compassionate.

  • Everything was excellent.

  • The entire staff was very friendly and supportive. Many of them knew me and greeted me by my first or last name when I arrived for my daily treatment. They all gave me their best wishes upon the end of my treatments, and they all clapped when I rang the bell. They must all be special people to do this job and they should be commended for their work.

  • I feel that every visit was well executed. I'd love the team of nurses and radiologist, who took a great interest in me, and encouraged me. I really do not have any bad feelings about anything. I think it was all great.

  • I was terrified and the staff was empathetic, kind, reassuring, calmed me down and were responsible for my ability to successfully complete my treatment.

  • A great experience in wellness. The team was professional and made my treatments easy to endure.

  • I thought the whole staff did an excellent job. They were there, they answered questions when I needed it and I can't say enough about that. I give you a five star.

  • My experience from beginning to end was outstanding. I felt comfortable having my health in the hands of Southcoast. The entire staff was amazing, especially [Name] and [Name].

  • Yes, from the first time I walked in to the last time I walked out it was excellent and it always made me feel comfortable and secure and... Everything was fine. It's like I didn't even have cancer. Thank you.

  • The staff there was excellent, caring and very respectable. Very friendly, made the patient feel very comfortable.

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Southcoast Health physician profiles now feature star ratings.  Below, you’ll find frequently asked questions about our process for calculating the ratings.

Why does Southcoast publish survey ratings online?
Southcoast is dedicated to providing patients and consumers with helpful information about the quality of our patients’ experiences. Star ratings published on our physician biography pages are based on actual responses from patients of that particular physician to patient satisfaction surveys that are distributed and processed by a national patient satisfaction survey vendor.

Who receives the survey?
Our vendor sends surveys via SMS or email to all patients seen in our outpatient physician practices who have a valid smart phone number or email address on file with Southcoast Health. Surveys are sent to patients within a few days of their appointment.

How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
Star ratings are calculated using an average of all survey responses to each of three questions: Courtesy and Respect of Staff, Provider Overall Rating, and  Willingness to Recommend Provider’s Office.  The star rating displayed on our physicians’ main biography page represents the average of the three measures for that particular physician.