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Shobhita Sundar, MD

4.7 out of 5 (419 Ratings)

Specialties:

Internal Medicine / Primary Care

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About Shobhita Sundar

Dr. Sundar received her medical degree from the University of Madras Stanley Medical School in Madras, India. She then completed a residency at Railway Hospital in Madras. Dr. Sundar completed her postdoctoral training in internal medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., where she was chief resident.

Dr. Sundar is board certified in internal medicine. She is also certified in bone densitometry.

Locations

Practicing 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

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.7
4.7
4.8
5

Patient Comments (91)

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.

  • I'd appreciate the fact that this provider listen to me and my concerns regarding my health. I also like the steps that she is taking to figure out what is happening with my pelvic pain.

  • Very professional, prompt and expected specialistsappointments addressed or taken care of.

  • On time

  • My visit was a great experience

  • Dr. Sundar is excellent. She listens and explains health issues and she is very quick to have you checked by the correct specialists for the issues at hand. By far the best doctor ive had!

  • I have been seeing Dr Sundar for over 25 yrs and recommed her to everyone I know looking for a new Dr

  • My PCP is Dr. Sundar. The staff, and nurses at her practice are always kind, courteous and caring.Dr. Sundar has never failed to respond to my calls or email. My appointments are mostly on time which is rare because she is such a great listener and never rushes you out until all questions and concerns are addressed.

  • Dr. Sundar and staff are awesome

  • It was good timely considerate and very understanding

  • No better Doctor than doctor Sundar.

  • Everyone is nice and well care

  • I find my appointments with South Coast to be the best care I could ask for.

  • Staff, as well as Dr Sundar, are excellent

  • Dr. Sundar is an amazing physician. She's always there for me and manage is Mike are very well. I don't know what I'd do without her. Thank you for all you do for me.

  • Everyone was professional and courteous I wasn't sitting for long periods of time and Covid protocol was still in place which made me feel comfortable

  • Always need to improve on something, but not today everything was perfect

  • I felt rushed at my appointment this time and didn't get to explain everything that was going on with me.

  • Everything was great!

  • Dr Sundar immediately addressed the issue and called me after my labs resulted to discuss them with recommendations. Always excellent care.

  • Everyone was friendly and I was seen right on time if not early. I didn't have to wait very long for my doctor to come in either.

  • No improvement necessary

  • Being on time , and not having to wait over an hour , to have someone who barely listens , and took 5 minutes to speak with you.

  • Very efficient office!

  • I have been with Dr. Sundar for many years. She has always showed concern if needed. Medically, she is always up to date. I don't feel and never have felt uncomfortable about discussing any medical concerns with her. I know Dr. Sundar wants what is best for my health and if she was to leave to another facility I would be right behind her with my medical records.SouthCoast is very lucky to have an amazing Provider on their team! As for the staff. Yesterday I interacted with several of them. From check-in, in between and check-out they were all pleasant, knowledgeable and the in between staff worked with me.Such a great staff. I want you to know if I had any negative experience I would not hesitate to inform you but at this time they are and have been a great team!Diane

  • Always compassionate care

  • My doctor is always on top of things. Very easy to talk to about anything, and always looking out for me with any concerns.

  • Sometimes I wish my provider was a little more hands-on. Physicals are just a short visit of talking and information about specialist but it is hard to get specialist appointments right now and I would if preferred my provider did a quick examination of my current issue before I had to go to a specialist.

  • I love Dr Sundar , as a medical provider myself I appreciate that she tries conservative treatment before throwing meds for issues

  • I feel phone appointments do not serve the patient as well as in person. The doctor can not see the physical condition of the patient and I feel the time spent is more rushed than in person, which is rushed also. The doctors seem to spend more time dictating or typing away and only spend 1-3 minutes actually looking & checking & talking to the patient. So a "15 minute" visit is actually a 3-4 minute visit.

  • This office always gets us an appointment right away if need, And they are all very caring people and make you feel like you are the most important patient they have.

  • Everyone was so thorough and pleasant . Dr. Sunbar is a peach she knows her stuff and made me feel like I've been there for years and not my first apt. She's very upfront , straight to the point ( which I love ) and listens … I'm a Fairhaven resident and was like ugh travel to [Name] [Name] … glad I did - love Dr S. On point and reads patients history ect and asks ? And talks to recorder / makes notes on computer …. Just not Dr S. But staff in general - check in, being called in ect entire staff makes u feel like you care . Not like oh dr apt in/ out type of thing . Everyone that I dealt with today was hands down on point and 200% about patients - thank you [Name]

  • Dr Sundar is awesome. Used Primacare for colonoscopy due to not being able to reach anyone and no return calls. After 6 months went elsewhere. Fiancé is dealing with same issue now - finally got an appointment for Monday and as of today Wednesday he had received no prep info.

  • Dr Sundar was so helpful by accurately explaining the relationship of other doctors that I had used when living in another part of

  • Dr. Sundar is absolutely, wonderful. She listens she explains and she helps you with any of your problems or issues. I would recommend her very, very, very highly and I'm glad to have her for a doctor. Thank you.

  • Just keep doing what they're doing they did a fantastic job

  • It's always nice to see Dr. Sundar. She is very thorough, understanding and compassionate.

  • Nothing to tell everything went well

  • From beginning to end, everything was done in a timely manner, and every staff member I spoke to was very nice and professional!

  • Dr. Sundar is the Best!!!

  • It's a good service. I thankfully Dr Shobhita Sunder.

  • friendly staff- appointment on time or even early!Prepared to discuss my issues for the appointment.

  • I feel that Dr Sundar always is a genuine caring and knowledgeable physician.

  • I'm happy to have the opportunity to have an excellent professional like dr Sundar.

  • Dr Sundar is awesome gets back to her patients very quickly n always very concerned ,listens very well n prescribes the right meds n today was even better she contacted me way before my original release visit To a sure I get a script sooner than later to make me feel better for Xmas

  • Dr Sundar was exceptional with the care provided. I have had issues with support staff.

  • Dr Sundar and all office staff are wonderful from check in to check out .. thank you very much

  • I've noticed a difference in the care provided since I've been on Medicare. My Dr. doesn't talk to me in the caring way she used to It's like all protocol and the humanitarian part gets pushed aside

  • The visit was fine

  • Answered all my questions and took care of all my needs

  • Dr.Sundar and office is a great doctor and professional practice. Understanding and deals with all family members.

  • The staff was very efficient and professional and was served in a timely matter. My provider was also professional and efficient. She answered all the questions that I asked her and was very professional in everything that I asked her. Would definitely recommend her to anyone who is seeking a primary physician.

  • Everyone was very kind and professional

  • Hi, she was running on time today. So I really, I was in, and out of my appointment today. So that was really great, and we accomplished everything we had to do.

  • They are great

  • It was my initial visit with Dr. Sundar since Dr. [Name] retired. I was very pleased with her and how she made sure I was up to date on all necessary vaccines and tests. She wasn't rushing through my physical and was very thorough.

  • I always get excellent care from my provider.

  • My provider is always very friendly and takes the time to go over my health chart and test results with me. I find my provider very competent and caring. I would highly recommend her

  • Okay, it wasn't a tel a appointment. It was in person. I needed an appointment right away because I thought I had shingles ,and Dr. Sundar to take me in right away. I appreciated here professionalism her kindness, and her empathy, to get me on the correct medication to control this terrible infection in my body. I am so pleased with that doctor. I hope I can have a for the rest of my life. She's excellent. She knows what she's doing. She has empathy, and kindness and you can tell she enjoys seeing her patients. Thank you, and have a nice day.

  • Dr. Sundar is an amazing provider. I have one piece of constructive feedback that would make her even better. Charting the notes of our visit via the talk text tool device should be done when the patient has left the room or she should be given a scribe. Having her have to chart our visit via talking in front of me is weird. Southcoast needs to support their providers with more resources or they will lose amazing Drs like her.

  • I came for the appointment on time. I was taken in right away. Everyone was courteous and caring.

  • Well I was there for a NP cuss they were booked for my actual Dr. But she ended up coming to see me anyways, that was awesome...

  • Everything was fine. Just don't think a few minutes on the phone is an appointment and paying a co-pay for that is wrong. I didn't have any blood work done, what's the point? If i were having problems, I would have called the office.

  • This was a very smooth visit. First time I used telehealth and it was easy and quick.

  • Dr. Sundar is a great doctor, she's very knowledgeable and compassionate!

  • Nothing needs to change my Dr. Is excellent I couldn't ask for a better one and the MA are excellent also

  • Dr.Sundar took great care to see me herself rather than me seeing the NP. Dr. Sundar was aware of my new recent scans from oncology and was up to date on the next steps in my care. I feel genuine concern from Dr Sundar. I am confident in the care that I receive from Dr. Sundar.

  • Dr Sundar never, ever keeps me waiting. Extremely intelligent and compassionate. Wonderful doctor

  • I have no complaints was treated with respect

  • i have been seeing dr. sundar for over 23 years and she always takes time and listens to what you have to say and is kind and compassionate!

  • Extremely pleased with the staff….. Dr Sundar is just exceptional she listens very compassionate and very understanding very knowledgeable I wouldn't change a thing.

  • My Doctor seemed to know what is wrong with me tell me all her concerns. She also set me up with the other doctors to see.

  • Dr. Sundar is an amazing, thorough, caring DR!

  • Everything from the time I entered the clinic until I left was wonderful. I always enjoy seeing Dr. Sundar and her staff because I know they are about me and are on top of everything concerning me.

  • Dr. Sundar is a kind and caring physician who follows up on your illness or your questions that you might have, as well as your staff. Your staff is excellent, also kind of courteous.

  • Provider Listened and was sympathetic. Needs were met.

  • Dr.Sundar is the best.

  • All was perfect

  • Dr. Sundar is outstanding

  • The doctor ordered a specialty appointment and it has been a week and I have not been notified.

  • My first visit with Dr. Sundar was great. Everyone was so kind and helpful. Dr. Sundar took the time to listen to my concerns and address all of them, working out a plan to figure out what is going on with my health and how we can get the issues resolved. I would encourage everyone there to keep doing the great job they are already doing. Thank you!

  • Dr Sundar and her office personnel are always very caring, kind, knowledgeable and care deeply for their patients. I consider myself extremely blessed to have her as my primary physician! Dr Sundar is absolutely a wonderful physician and a very kind gentle person!

  • Lately, I feel like a number and money.

  • Dr Sundar is knowledgeable and friendly. She takes the time to listen and explain. My appointments are always timely.

  • Always satisfied with visits. Dr. Sundar is a wonderful doctor. Very thorough and caring.

  • The time waiting on the phone to schedule a appointment is ridiculous. It took my 1 hour to get someone on the line they picked up and hung up once had to start over. Dr Sundar is the Best.

  • Dr Sundar's office called me immediately when they were notified about my lung surgery at Mass General and set up and appointment that Dr Sundar requested to see me. Dr sundar went over everything with me with the most compassion concern and kindness. I love her so much and feel so safe and protected knowing she is my doctor.

  • A+ For Dr Sundar and the entire staff!

  • Dr. Sundar is a consumate professional. Given the time constraints doctors seem to be operating under I have never felt rushed. Dr. Sundar is always well prepared for my visit, so that we make the most of our time together. She is caring, compassionate, and above all she LISTENS! If there is any course of action she feels is necessary she is clear about what that is, and always checks to see if I am on board with it. I am always free to express my thoughts on the matter so that together we have a plan that we both feel good about. She is a rarity and I couldn't be more pleased that she is my primary dr.

  • There is no wait time, you are brought in right away. Staff are very kind and helpful.

  • everyone from check into to the Dr are always very pleasant and willing to help out

  • My team is very caring. professional,and veryKnowledgeable.

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