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Dr. Samuel Rivers III, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.3 (3)
Map Pin Small Dorchester, MA
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40 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Samuel Rivers III, MD

Dr. Samuel Rivers III, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Dorchester, MA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 40 years of experience. They graduated from Brown University and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center and Carney Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Rivers III an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Rivers III works at Practice in Dorchester, MA with other offices in Plymouth, MA and Hyannis, MA. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rivers III' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Neponset Health Center Pharmacy
    398 Neponset Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 282-3200
  2. 2
    Harbor Community Health Center Plymouth
    10 Cordage Park Cir, Plymouth, MA 02360 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 778-5470
  3. 3
    Harbor Community Health Center Hyannis
    735 Attucks Ln, Hyannis, MA 02601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 778-5420
  4. 4
    Geiger-gibson Community Health Ctr
    250 Mount Vernon St, Dorchester, MA 02125 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 288-1140

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  • Boston Medical Center
  • Carney Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1982758041
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Brown University
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