Dr. Lori A. Paiva, DO

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Dr. Lori A. Paiva, DO

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Gastroenterology | Female

SMG Norwood Gastroenterology 886 Washington St Ste 3, Norwood, MA 02062 Get Directions
(781) 762-1531

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Dr. Paiva specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Norwood, MA. She practices at 2 locations.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paiva to family and friends
3.2
based on 6 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Paiva
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Paiva's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (4)
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in Plainville, MA |
I recently had a colonoscopy at Norwood Hospital. Her staff made me feel comfortable and where very attentive. I would recommend her and her staff.
Waltham, MA |
I found Dr. Paiva explained things well. She performed an endoscopy and colonoscopy on me. After the procedures, her note to me was that everything looked fine and to make a 3 month checkup with her. I was having serious symptoms which turned out to be autoimmune hepatitis. It wasn't until I went to Mass General that I was diagnosed. Her lack of concern was very disappointing. I would never recommend her.
Attleboro, MA |
I saw her for a colonoscopy, she explained the procedure very well and interacted personally and personably. She phoned with my diagnosis and was immediately available for a follow up visit. She explained the findings thoroughly with a minimum of Docspeak. She provided me with a list of referral doctors and made suggestions. Her very courteous staff was efficient and helpful in arranging a referral. I was late for my appointment and they made me feel that that was not totally an imposition.
I saw Dr Paiva a few times. My liver enzymes where high. She kept telling me not to worry there was nothing wrong with my liver. I expressed my concern each time so eventually see sent me to a rheumatologist with the same attitude. I went to the Mass General and my tests showed I have primary billary cirrhosis and if left untreated I would eventually have liver failure. I also was diagnosed with lupus ale, fibro, sjogrens, and osteoarthritis. Dr Paiva should have tested me for liver diseases.
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Metrowest Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Metrowest Med Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Paiva's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Paiva

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