Paul V. Del Guercio, MD, family practice physician, joins Southcoast Health

MIDDLETOWN, R.I.. – Southcoast Health today announced that Paul V. Del Guercio, MD, family practice physician and owner of Valley Primary Care since 2001, has joined Southcoast Health. He will continue to see patients at the same location, now Southcoast Family Medicine, at 294 Valley Road in Middletown, R.I.

Dr. Del Guercio has been an assistant clinical professor of Family Medicine at Brown University since 2006, where he has been recognized for excellence in teaching. In 2011, he received recognition by the RI Department of Health for quickly diagnosing a case of the measles in his office and reporting it immediately to the department to help prevent the spread of this contagious respiratory disease.

Dr. Del Guercio received his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and completed his residency in family practice at the Memorial Hospital of RI. He worked in group practice in Westport, Mass., and later in private practice in Newport, R.I., prior to becoming owner of Valley Primary Care.

Dr. Del Guercio is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, and is board certified as a family practice physician. He was the on-set physician during filming of the Steven Spielberg movie,”Amistad,” in Newport.

To make an appointment with Dr. Del Guercio call 401-847-7772.