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Victor Pricolo, MD

4.8 out of 5 (134 Ratings)


Colorectal Surgery / General Surgery / Surgery

About Victor Pricolo

Dr. Pricolo joined Southcoast Health in October 2012 as Chief of General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery. He had been practicing for over twenty years in Rhode Island as the Director of Colorectal Surgery and full Professor at the Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University since 1999. In 2013 Dr. Pricolo was appointed Cancer Liaison Physician to the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.

Dr. Pricolo is board certified in surgery and is a pioneer of endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery and continence-preserving procedures in colon and rectal surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of Milan in his native Italy. He completed a surgical residency at Brown University, followed by additional training in basic science research, gastrointestinal surgical endoscopy and colon and rectal surgery at Brown, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Pricolo is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals and book chapters and an invited lecturer by national and international medical schools and surgical training programs.

Victor speaks Italian


Victor practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Colon and Rectal Surgery

191 Bedford St MelCor Building 2nd Floor
Fall River , MA 02720

P: 508-973-1020

Get Directions 41.7010292 -71.15195069999999

Southcoast Physicians Group General Surgery

300B Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-973-1020

Get Directions 41.65998099999999 -70.99087600000001

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 (26)

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.

  • Every aspect of my visit was exceptional and professional.

  • The front office staff was very nice. I called the day before my appointment. They reminded me to wear a mask, but they did not mention that no loved ones could be in the appointment with you. So my husband drove in a separate car half an hour to come meet me at the appointment and he was not allowed in. That communication could have been improved if they had called me the day before and reminded me of that. Otherwise, everything was great. Thank you.

  • I know it's not your fault but I can't wait to get back to in person office visits again

  • I feel like Dr. Victor Pricolo is extremely intelligent to care for his patients. He takes time to explain procedures disease processes and heat is only satisfied wants his patients on the stand and he cares very much for his patients. He has excellent bed side manner and extremely professional and all of his staff and colleagues that I have had the pleasure of meeting even in the surgery center. I just super and I cannot say enough good about Dr. Victor Pricolo and his staff and his colleagues, (INAUDIBLE) which is a very challenging disease. He is someone far and in between that can actually help us patients to better understand the disease process and *

  • Outstanding customer service and the Southcoast staff and doctor went above and beyond.

  • I have now had the pleasure of consulting with Dr. Priccolo for the first time and in a virtual format...atypical, and yet he managed to convey his compassion and interest in taking a thorough history. At no time did I feel rushed and was asked thoughtful and thorough questions. After years in the [Name] system for colorectal issues, I feel I have now found a local doctor who inspires confidence in managing my health.

  • The staff that works for the Doctor...are great...these are tough times....and they all excel in their jobs...hats off to the staff...and of course to the Doctor!

  • This was a truly perfect Telephone office visit. Because of the covid 19 situation Dr Pricolo was most gracious to allow a telephone consultation. I explained my concerns and he was understanding as usual and extremely patient helping me to understand and alleviate my concerns. He is an extraordinary physician, so articulate and kind. I feel very fortunate to be under his care.

  • The staff was wonderful and Dr Pricolo listened to my concerns and we came up with a plan for my health

  • Prior to my appointment and during my appointment, the office staff was very competent, clear in their thinking, respectful and had a calming influence. Of course, Dr Pricolo is the ultimate gentleman, extremely respected and brilliant colorectal surgeon. His course of action for me was not to perform surgery, which I thought was my immediate destiny, but he offered me a very sensible plan with a clear explanation for my reoccurring problem.I am grateful for receiving an appointment with him in a timely manner.

  • The doctor's hands on experience was excellent. He listened to my symptoms precisely. He was very quick to say what it was and I would strongly recommend his services to anyone with the same type of problem I had. The doctor was very very cordial and very very bright and made a good referral for additional help for me in south coast. Thank you.

  • Everything was done very well.

  • Everything is very good

  • The dr pricolo and all my doctors at oncology and radiation are fantastic. Also the staff in the chemo lab were all great !

  • Dr. Pricolo was exceptionally knowledgeable, very attentive and presented information in a easily understood and clear manner. I think he's a great doctor.

  • Dr pricolo was a very good surgeon.

  • Office was so friendly and Dr. Pricolo is the BEST!. He is so thorough and easy to understand. I will recommend him to everyone. Excellent experience through a very stressful time- he put us at ease was so incredible.

  • Everything went well. Everybody was very courteous and kind. It was just he was about an hour behind because he had an emergency surgery, but nobody was informed. So people are going to the desk upset. And I wasn't told when I came in either I just overheard, but other than that staff was very kind and courteous and and the provider was awesome. I'm happy I got to see you. Thank you.

  • Dr Pricolo was knowledgeable, kind, gentle, and informative. He answered all my questions and my Dad’s efficiently and kindly. He has a great bed side manner. I’m really happy my doctor referred me to Dr. Pricolo. Thank you!

  • Appointment was for 330pm. Showed up at around 315pm and wasn’t seen until about 410pm.

  • Got best answer since 2013. Lets see if works.

  • I left with everything in hand for my upcoming surgery. Doctor Pricolo was very nice and assuring as well as his staff members. My problem is on its way to being resolved!

  • I was very impressed with the doctor and his PA. I thought it was thorough and skilled and I really appreciated my meeting with him.

  • Everything is was good

  • All employees extremaly professionals so courtesy , polite, lm so proude they accept my insurance and is possible I visit this place. Because l know they care about my health.

  • I see no need for improvement the staff was helpful and expedient and also friendly.

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