Dr. Paul J. Botelho, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 48

500 Faunce Corner Rd Suite 110
Dartmouth, MA 02747
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Dr. Botelho:

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Dr. Botelho's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Southcoast Hospitals Group - Charlton Memorial
363 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Southcoast Hospitals Group - St. Luke's Hospital
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Botelho

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Advanced Eye Centers, Inc.
SPA - Advanced Eye Centers, Inc.
500 Faunce Corner Rd Suite 110
Dartmouth, MA 02747
ADVANCED EYE CENTERS, INC
Advanced Eye Center Fall River Location
1741 President Ave
Fall River, MA 02720
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    Dr. Botelho's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology, 1998
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Eye Procedures
    • Eye Surgery
    • Labrum Repair
    • Laser Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
    2
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disorders
    • Eye Muscle Disorders
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratoconus
    • Laceration
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Parasitic Infection
    • Pterygium
    • Ptosis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Disorders
    • Shingles
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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    Background Check for Dr. Botelho

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • USAF Health Professions Scholarship Program, 1988
    • Terrence P OBrien Research Grant Award Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins University, 2005
    • 97% Written Examination American Board of Ophthalmology, 1998
    • H. Fredercik Stephens MD. Resident Teaching Award Department of Ophthalmology, Brown Medical School, 2007
    • College Honors Chemistry Research Program, College of Holy Cross, 1986
    • Magna cum Laude, B.A. College of the Holy Cross, 1988
    • H. Fredercik Stephens MD. Resident Teaching Award Department of Ophthalmology, Brown Medical School, 2010
    • see website for publications, various
    • WSAR Morning Show, routinely
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Boston University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Newton Wellesley Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    University Mo Columbia
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Botelho & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Botelho's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Botelho has admitting privileges:

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    • Miriam Hospital

    • Rhode Island Hospital

    • Southcoast Hospitals Group - Charlton Memorial

    • Southcoast Hospitals Group - St. Luke's Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Botelho

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Botelho to family and friends

    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Botelho's Office & Staff
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    10 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Botelho
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Botelho accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Advanced Eye Centers, Inc.
    SPA - Advanced Eye Centers, Inc.
    500 Faunce Corner Rd Suite 110
    Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (508) 717-0270 (Office)
    (508) 995-3060 (Fax)
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    ADVANCED EYE CENTERS, INC
    Advanced Eye Center Fall River Location
    1741 President Ave
    Fall River, MA 02720
    (508) 674-2020 (Office)
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