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Dr. Barbara Soares, MD

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Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Barbara Soares, MD

Dr. Barbara Soares, MD is a Gynecology Specialist in New Bedford, MA. They specialize in Gynecology, has 32 years of experience. They graduated from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and is affiliated with Charlton Memorial Hospital. Dr. Soares, completed a residency at Umass Memorial Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Soares an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Soares works at Southcoast Health Obstetrics & Gynecology in New Bedford, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Menstrual Disorders, Pap Smear Abnormalities and Ovarian Cysts along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Soares' Office Locations

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    Southcoast Health Obstetrics & Gynecology
    543 North St, New Bedford, MA 02740 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 973-2208

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  • Charlton Memorial Hospital

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Menstrual Disorders
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Menstrual Disorders
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Ovarian Cysts
Acute Vaginitis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Cervical Dysplasia
Cervical Polyps
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Fallopian Tube Disorders
Genital Warts
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Fibroids
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Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Anogenital Pruritis
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
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    About Dr. Barbara Soares, MD

    • Gynecology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Portuguese
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    • 1528077039
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    Education & Certifications

    • Umass Memorial Medical Center
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    • Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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    Dr. Barbara Soares, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Soares is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Soares works at Southcoast Health Obstetrics & Gynecology in New Bedford, MA. View the full address on Dr. Soares’s profile.

    Dr. Soares has seen patients for Menstrual Disorders, Pap Smear Abnormalities and Ovarian Cysts, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Soares on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Soares. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Soares.

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