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Victor Pricolo, MD

4.6 out of 5 (117 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 (37)

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  • They are always really good hear and they listen to me always and if I had a question they answer me

  • Hello, the doctor was great. I've used him for 5 or 6 years. This time, the only problem was the wait time was long because he was in surgery earlier in the day. I know it's not his fault, but that just gives me more anxiety waiting at the waiting room a longer period of time, but overall he's an excellent doctor.

  • Excellent, well informed, personable Doctor.

  • The Provider was very professional and knowledgeable and skilled. Due to the medical assistance trainee being a bit slow, the appointment started a few minutes late and the Dr. Was extremely apologetic for the delay ( which I did not mind the delay ) but I could tell the Dr. prefers to work more efficiently and was sorry for the later start of the appointment. I also was very impressed with the two young men who worked in the front office. Very friendly. One of them actually stepped in and replaced the medical assistance trainee to move computer part of updating meds along so appointment can get started for the Dr. Very clean and quiet waiting room and set up for precautions for COVID. Great experience. Thank You.

  • Thorough, professional, informative treatment by the provider

  • Dr Picolo was refreshing honest and direct (and even at times humorous) which I appreciated. He also took the time to explain things very clearly. He seems to really care about the patient.

  • Appointment was right on time, and accomplished its purpose. I have no negative comments.

  • Very satisfied with south coast hospital group

  • My appointment with Dr. Pricolo was to check on a cyst on my back. He not only checked but actually proceeded to open and [Name] the cyst, which was unexpected but a positive surprise. It saved a second visit. I have dealt with Dr.Pricolo before and I find him totally professional and also very personable e.g. a really nice person. He has also assembled a staff that is equally professional and nice. Thank you. [Name] [Name] [Name] [Name].

  • Very pleased with office visit. Always good to check in with my Dr. Pricollo. Keeping up with general check ups. Puts my mind to ease.

  • I was seen timely, the physician was on time, the medical assistant checked me in, and reviewed all the medications, and the physician is absolutely outstanding, and spent all the time that was needed to explain the surgical procedure I'm about to go under.

  • I am grateful for Dr Pricolo's care.

  • The staff was extremely pleasant ,also there was not a long wait at all in the waiting room.

  • Dr. Pricolo is an outstanding physician. I always feel as though he is. Listen to me completely and he explains everything that he is doing in a way that is gentle and complete. I could not ask for a better physician, he really is astonishing wonderful.

  • From contact with [Name] squeezing me in due to bleeding to [Name] [Name] at reception to [Name] scheduling the surgery the team was impressive. This is a group that makes health care proud.

  • Well, she should have looked at my records before I got there because apparently he didn't know why I was there. I neither did I or who recommended which specialist recommended me. So, it was a wasted trip for me. And I will lot of doctors appointments, so it was very frustrating because he didn't know I was there. Why I was there.

  • I needed surgery for a cancerous polyp. I was able to meet and see the doctor within a week, and schedule surgery for 5 days later. The doctor eased my fears, and knowing that the surgery was taking place so quickly also eased my worries.

  • Provider seemed impatient when I was talking. I was the first appointment of the day but he was running a little late from hospital visits. Maybe that was why.

  • I was completely satisfied with my care.

  • DR. Victor Pricolo was exceptional and not aggressive with his letting me know his prognosis, but very thorough approach, and a great example to the profession.

  • 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.

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