Dr. Elizabeth Bettencourt, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Bettencourt, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Elizabeth Bettencourt, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Melrose, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

50 Rowe St Ste 400

Melrose, MA 02176

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Bettencourt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
30

Conditions Treated

18

Procedures

  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center Wa Dc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wramc Computra
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bettencourt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bettencourt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bettencourt to family and friends
3.5
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bettencourt's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

When I was 15/16 yrs old I had painful periods. My mom suggested birth control, but Dr. B insisted on doing a pelvic exam first. I was a victim of childhood abuse and had never even used a tampon before. Dr. B mocked me for telling her that I was experiencing pain, and even asked me "do you do...more
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I've only seen her once, but she is definitely one of the best doctors I have ever seen (any field). Probably in my top 3 in general and #1 for OB-GYN. I do tend to worry about my health and read internet resources so I always end up having a lot of questions for the doctor. She is sharp, listens,...more
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She is pushy for certain birth control, she does not explain any details of different birth controls nor of any other issue even when you ask. She has generic phrases and responses to everything. Her exams are the most uncomfortable I've ever experienced and I've been seen before by two other...more
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