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Victor Pricolo, MD

4.6 out of 5 (129 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 (29)

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  • When i arrived for my appointment i had to wait for the office staff to finish their personal conversation before i was checked in. They could have at least stated that they would be with me in a moment. I was not impressed with the office staff.

  • From walking into the building through making a follow up appointment all were courteous and helpful.

  • I was happy with the doctor visit.

  • Very professional hardworking office. Well oiled machine. Great doc. Great staff. Made sure all my questions were answered. Friendly too

  • Everyone & everything is spot on !Thank you.

  • We got an appointment very quickly. But the doctor prescribed something that he should not have taken for having high blood pressure. He called the doctor today, to say he was in pain and never got a response back.

  • Service was friendly and professional .

  • I have bee going to this office for almost a year now. I would appreciate a call back when I have a specific question for the dr. This office is lacking that.i usually had to call 2+ times and I still couldn't get an answer from the dr.

  • Dr Pricolo is always professional and spends time explaining my diagnosis and answers all my questions! I never feel rushed at all! He is truly a unique doctor!

  • It was my first time with this office and it was a very comfortable visit. I was very impressed with everyone in the office.

  • Dr. Pricolo is a great doctor and I always feel better when I leave his office as he explains my diagnosis and issues.

  • dr.pricolo was great

  • The staff when I entered and exited handled my needs very well - taking my information and providing future appointments and answering all of my questions. Dr. Victor Pricolo provided me an excellent exam and visit.

  • This doctor has no bed side manner. He did mostly all the talking. When I tried talking to him, he would cut me off. I tried explaining to him what other doctors had told me. He didn't want to hear it. Very disappointed. I will not go back again and will not refer anybody to him.

  • Very nice. Very thorough. Easy to talk to. Office staff was great and I left with all my appointments which was awesome.

  • Everything was done fine

  • Staff was terrific and Dr Pricolo was very knowledgeable about my issue and was easy to talk to.

  • Dr. Pricolo was great. Very professional, patient, and understanding. All staff was great and kind. Great first visit

  • I do not like this yearly exam, but this doctor is very nice and calming. He explains things to me in a way I can understand. I trust him. There is no unnecessary testing and I appreciate that.

  • Perfect

  • Excellent experience. Thank you.

  • Dr. Pricolo explained complicated results and what to expect going forward in a very concise and clear manner. And he did so with grace and humor is which was much appreciated. He was clearly very knowledgeable about all aspects of my case and explained next steps as well as what to expect further down the road. His office staff was pleasant and helpful as always and even helped schedule our appointment with the Oncologist. I could not feel more comfortable or pleased with Dr. Pricolos skill, knowledge and care.

  • Dr. Pricolo is an excellent physician and a genuinely caring person!

  • The office personal were kind and respectful. The dr was informative and helpful.

  • Everyone whether on the phones or in the office were very courteous and respectful. The doctor was very thorough and nice to speak with.

  • Great in every way!


  • Yeah, the staff was great. And Dr. Pricolo was good and explaining things and I'm very happy to experience. Thank you.

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