Dr. Alison Clarke-DeSouza, MD

Dr. Alison Clarke-DeSouza, MD

Gynecology | Female | 63 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Dr. Clarke-DeSouza's Review Details
      3.3 based on 28 responses
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      Experience with Dr. Clarke-DeSouza
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (28)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (28)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Clarke-DeSouza's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (28)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (28)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (28)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (24)
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      New York, NY |
      She has been my doctor for over 20 years, and a true constant in my medical care. You can discuss anything with her.
      in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
      I don't have a problem with Dr. Desouza. My problem is the office staff, they're lazy, Like when I had to call the insurance company too get my referral they put you on hold several times for long periods of time before getting disconnected and you have to call back. I was having a problem and needed an apt ASAP and Christina told me to go to the ER because they didn't have anything for a couple of weeks. so I called back a few weeks later to schedule an annual and was able to pick when I wanted
      in Florida |
      I don't care how well reviewed she is, if she can't take her patients concerns seriously she does not deserve any new patients. Dr. DeSouza has just replaced four members of her staff and is having a hard time properly training them. Never the less, you're told to stay calm and stress-free during pregnancy, however, it's hard when it's your own Dr's office causing stress. Mixed up lab results, office staff not communicating with each other, bad attitudes and misinformation with medi
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      Specialties

      • Gynecology
      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Clarke-DeSouza's Board Certifications

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      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
      • Atrophic Vaginitis
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breech Position
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Cancer
      • Cervical Polyps
      • Cervicitis
      • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
      • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
      • Dysmenorrhea
      • Ectopic Pregnancy
      • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
      • Endometriosis
      • Female Infertility
      • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
      • Gestational Diabetes
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
      • Hemorrhoids
      • High Risk Pregnancy
      • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
      • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
      • Mastodynia
      • Maternal Anemia
      • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
      • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Menstrual Migraine
      • Miscarriages
      • Multiple Gestation
      • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Ovarian Cysts
      • Pap Smear Abnormalities
      • Perimenopause
      • Placenta Previa
      • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
      • Preeclampsia
      • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Premenstrual Syndrome
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Sickle Cell Disease
      • Symptomatic Menopause
      • Trichomoniasis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Uterine Prolapse
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
      • Weight Loss
      • Yeast Infections

      Procedures Performed

      • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
      • Birth Control
      • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
      • Colposcopy
      • C-Section
      • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
      • Endocervical Curettage
      • Endometrial Ablation
      • Essure® Procedure
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fetal Monitoring
      • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
      • Hysterectomy
      • Hysterectomy - Open
      • Hysteroscopy
      • Implanon® Placement
      • In-Office Sterilization
      • In-Office Treatment of Cervical Dysplasia
      • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparoscopy
      • Mirena® Intrauterine Device
      • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
      • Obstetric Ultrasound
      • Osteoporosis Screening
      • Pap Smear
      • Polypectomy
      • Pregnancy Test
      • Radiofrequency Ablation
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Rh Incompatibility Screening
      • Sympathectomy
      • Tubal Ligation
      • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
      • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Internship Hospital
        Jackson Meml Hospital University Miami

        Completed in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        Jackson Meml Hospital University Miami

        Completed in 1983

      • Undergraduate School
        St Augustine's College Raleigh, Nc

        Graduated in 1975

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Clarke-DeSouza's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Gynecology
      • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Clarke-DeSouza's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Clarke-DeSouza

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Clarke-DeSouza's Care Philosophy

      My office staff has been instructed to accommodate all our patients needs. When they arrive, they know we will listen to their problems and will treat them based on the current clinical guidelines. I believe in the premise if you listen to your patients, you will be able to diagnose their condition.