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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Paulson is Excellent. Dr. Paulson has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hot Flashes
  • Menopause
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders bladder and bowel control problems

Education & Awards

Dr. Paulson graduated from University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Newport News, VA
Obstetrician & Gynecologist


Dr. Paulson has 17 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Douglas Paulson MD is a male Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Where does Dr. John D. Paulson practice?
Dr. John Paulson has 9 office locations.
Dr. John Paulson practices Obstetrics & Gynecology near Newport News, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Culpeper, VA and Altoona, PA.
See Newport News Obstetricians & Gynecologists.