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Ronald Schwartz, MD

4.9 out of 5 (132 Ratings)


Internal Medicine / Primary Care

About Ronald Schwartz

Dr. Schwartz specializes in internal medicine with a focus on geriatric medicine and is on the medical staff at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

He received his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at the U.S. Naval Hospital in St. Albans, N.Y., where he was chief resident.

For more than 25 years, Dr. Schwartz served as a clinical instructor and assistant professor at Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Providence, R.I., and served as preceptor for third- and fourth-year medical students in community health. He received the Distinguished Teacher Award at the university.

Dr. Schwartz is board certified in internal medicine with added qualifications in geriatric medicine.

He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Massachusetts Medical Society.


Ronald practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Internal Medicine

1030 President Ave Suite 1001 Truesdale Building
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-9650

Get Directions 41.71413709999999 -71.13876849999997

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 (27)

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  • Excellent

  • everything was fine.

  • It was an excellent experience Dr. Schwartz is always up on what's been happening with me my family and I feel that the facility is excellent. All the people that work there are very courteous and very helpful and seem to be knowledgeable. Overall. I would say you're doing a very very good job and I was very impressed with the wonderful form that you put together for people to find out if anybody needed any kind of special help with their health with, with getting food and it was just absolutely excellent. Fortunately. I have no need for that. But I was really impressed to see that your facility cared enough to ask these people these questions their patients these questions because somebody might not be ready to speak about it yet, but knowing that you are actually asking and caring I think is very important. So You deserve*

  • I wouldn't change a thing. Thank you.

  • I like that I was given a courtesy telephone call the morning of my visit by a staff person to go over the procedure for me talking to my doctor.

  • Fabulous health care at this office for patients. Dr Schwartz is an awesome physician who knows his patients medical history and cares and delivers the best possible advice. He is extremely knowledgeable and the best in my books!

  • Always very satisfied with the healthcare I receive from Dr. Ronald A. Schwartz. He's the best!

  • I have no problem with my doctor. I have with him for 57 years, and I appreciate his callbacks and his knowledge. Thank you.

  • you did everything well. thank you.

  • I have working TIMA at Truesdale Health / Southcoast for more than four decades. Telehealth can only make this more frequent and even more convenient for us all!

  • Dr. Schwartz is the best.He listens and explains everything if I have a question.

  • We always get exceptional Care at his office.

  • Dr. Schwartz is the best. He truly cares about his patients.

  • I never have a problem with this provider I'm very satisfied with this provider

  • Dr. Schwartz has been my Dr. for 19yr.--He is great, and always feel much better after seeing/ chatting with him.

  • He always gets right to the point and has an excellent understanding of what might be the cause of ones aches/pain.

  • The discussion with the doctor was good and helped me address my health issue.

  • Dr. Schwartz was very patient and understanding and made me feel very comfortable with any questions that I had and answered all questions, and he was just a delight to have on as my doctor. I love Dr. Schwartz. Thank you.

  • I have been a patient of Dr Schwartz since 1998. During that time I have found him to be a very caring and professional doctor. He always makes time to answer any and all questions and I have never felt rushed during an appointment. He is a very knowledgeable doctor with a very good personality.

  • The staff and the doctor treated me with respect, and listened to my concerns. The prior day, I had a high-dose flu shot, and that evening, I began to feel ill. The following morning, I called my doctor's office, and they reached out to me shortly thereafter, then my doctor called me back and explained to me what I should do to feel better. He stated that many of his patients had the same reaction to the high-dose flu shot, and that I should feel better by the next morning. If not, to call him in the morning. He was right, by the next morning, I was feeling better (not great) but I could feel the difference. I appreciate the concern my doctor and his staff show me whenever I have medical concerns. Thank you to all the staff.

  • Dr. Ronald Schwartz did an excellent physical exam and was extremely patient with me and answered all my questions.

  • Everyone is so interested in making you feel better and feel concerned about you

  • I think the new process went rather smoothly. I felt that my safety and my health was their primary concern.

  • Everything went well

  • It was a fabulous experience with safety and protocols in place. It was great getting back to seeing my physician and being in his care. Dr. Schwartz is an awesome doctor who cares about his patients. He is extremely bright and knowledgeable in his field.

  • It was a very informative visit and I recommend it highly.

  • Dr. Schwartz is an excellent physician. Always kind, understanding, sympathetic and professional. He has been the primary care physician in my family for 4 generations and is very dear to all of us.

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