Meet Deanna, Physician Assistant

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.7 out of 5 (159 Ratings, 65 Comments)
Global
4.9/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.9/5
Office Staff Quality
4.9/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.6/5
Care Coordination
4.3/5

Recent Comments

08/30/2021

Very good.
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08/26/2021

The entire staff is professional, attentive, friendly. answered all questions & concerns *Deanna Packard is wonderful. Explained everything in detail, and in simple terms.
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08/09/2021

The professional staff is always great
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08/03/2021

Very informative and detailed visit
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08/02/2021

All good.
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07/28/2021

This provider is top notch! She is extremely professional and has exemplary interpersonal skills!
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07/27/2021

All staff involved in my care were attentive and caring . They all were respectful and professional from the receptionist to the medical assistant and the physician assistant. My family have used this practice for years and has always been satisfied
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07/25/2021

Dr. Deanna Packard was very thorough and took the time to answer and explain all of my concerns. She was very nice. An excellent provider.
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07/17/2021

Always respectful and helpful
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07/13/2021

I thought this provider gave good insight into what was causing me pain and had good suggestions. I had not seen her before, but was impressed.
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07/02/2021

I was treated with respect at the So. Shore Hospital & the rehab at So. Shore Orthopedics _____ think went great.
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06/22/2021

Great practice!
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06/01/2021

Excellent.
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05/22/2021

good
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05/19/2021

ortho excellent care & quickly following through with tests, etc. best facility
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05/18/2021

just excellent
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05/03/2021

*Deanna Packard is a wonderful member of your team.
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04/25/2021

After receiving a very painful gel shot to L knee Deena put ice on it and wrapped with ace bandage. She let me rest until I felt I could walk (about 10 minutes).
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04/25/2021

Very pleased with all care provided by this practice over the last 2+ years I have been a patient.
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04/19/2021

This appt was a post hip replacement surgery done by Dr. Ayers. He and Deanna are the only ones i see at South Shore Orthopedics and i would recommend both highly for this surgery.
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04/17/2021

Have always been satisfied with all the people at South Shore Orthopedics. They couldn't be more accommodating.
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04/12/2021

every one is always professional and knowledgeable
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04/12/2021

All went well.
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04/09/2021

My visit 3/18/2021 was a pre-evaluation for left hip replacement surgery. I usually make my appts. with *Deanna because she is very professional and I feel most comfortable speaking with her.
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04/06/2021

My provider did an excellent job answering our questions and setting up other provider appointments and spent a great deal of time with us. She was very helpful in preparing me for surgery.
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04/06/2021

The service was great!
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04/05/2021

absolutely GREAT visit!!!
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04/05/2021

Great service..THANKYOU!
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04/03/2021

Excellent care received.
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03/31/2021

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03/20/2021

needed a quick appointment to lookat my ankle. All medical staff that I dealtwith was excellent.
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03/16/2021

Deanna is always helpful, explains everything and is always pleasant and timely. I would recommend this practice to everyone.
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03/15/2021

good experience
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03/09/2021

South shore orthopedics is always a professional, clean and friendly place to go. Everyone from the person in the foyer greeting you he's very helpful. Through this Pan Adamic I have felt very secure coming for an appointment. Dr. Ayres, Dana Fleming, and Deanna Packard are wonderful , Caring and very professional. Thank you for the great success in my first hip surgery and now the second surgery happening I have the feeling of great success.
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03/09/2021

Overall good experience.
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03/09/2021

*Deanna was extremely helpful in planning treatments for me.
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03/01/2021

I have recommended many people to S. Shore Orthopedics due to *Deanna Packard and her knowledge & her ability to relate to the patient!
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03/01/2021

so glad to be a patient in this practice
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02/23/2021

Deana is awesome! She is so knowledgeable and takes the time to explain things. She answers all my questions and never makes me feel rushed. She is such an asset to this practice.
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02/23/2021

Deanna explained everything in a way I could understand. she was very knowledgeable with m concerns. als, Deanna was very courteous.
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02/16/2021

very helpful in getting the knee pain information I needed
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02/15/2021

Deanna was very professional , very informative and a good listener.
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02/09/2021

very goodand understanding about myown concerns regarding my condition.
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02/09/2021

very helpful information about my condition
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02/09/2021

Good experience.
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02/09/2021

I had a great visit with *Deanna Packard she took care off all my problems that day I left feeling good she is a great PA. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
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01/25/2021

*Deanna Packard PA is the standard I believe all of your providers should strive to attain. She is very professional and personable. I always leave my appointments, know EXACTLY what was discussed.
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01/12/2021

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01/12/2021

visit was excellent clear and concise
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01/11/2021

*Deanna was very patient & thorough. I was there for a pre-op appt. - The operation was cancelled on 12/23 due to COVID (+ the need for beds).
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01/06/2021

Neither - need surgery - inflamed knew painful - cannot walk.
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12/30/2020

My services were treated with respect and professional manner. I have no complaints with the services.
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12/28/2020

During the past - present visits were very on time and were very helpful help with the provider.
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12/26/2020

Deanna is great, very knowledgeable and helpful. She always takes the time to explain and/or help me understand what's going on and/or provide me with information. This is very appreciative and the reason I am confident she and Dr Ayers will help me.
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12/09/2020

Very good experience.
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11/28/2020

My visit was handled with great care & concerns. It was a great experience.
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11/23/2020

I saw *Deanna 3 weeks before right total hip replacement. I found her to be very informative and personable, willing to answer any question I had. All in all a very good visit.
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11/16/2020

My experience with South Shore Orthopedics was excellent. My provider was courteous, knowledgeable and respectful.
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11/14/2020

All staff respectful and helpful with any interactions I've had .
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11/14/2020

My primary doctor wanted me to visit this Orthopedic Hospital to check on my chronic knee pain. I came away informed and in a little less pained.
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11/14/2020

Since having major surgery is full of mixed emotions ...I felt very positive after my visit with , P.A. Deanna Packard. If she were a primary physician...I would want to be a patient of hers. First impressions make the difference! Job well done .
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11/10/2020

Always quick service and excellent attention and care from everyone involved (receptionist to PA to dr.) without ever feeling rushed.
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11/10/2020

I'm always very pleased with this practice and all the caregivers I have seen.
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11/09/2020

Deanna is excellent in all aspects. Friendly, attentive, compassionate. A pleasure to interact with!
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11/09/2020

I was impressed with the safety protocols at the office, and the professionalism of all the staff members I encountered.
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Education

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Masters in Physician Assistant Studies
Boston, MA

College of the Holy Cross
Bachelors of Arts in Biology and Spanish
Worcester, MA

Certifications

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
American Heart Association – BLS
American Heart Association – ACLS