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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruth Potee is Good. Dr. Potee has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ruth Potee, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Contraception
  • Pediatrics
  • Prenatal Care
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Potee graduated from Yale University, New Haven. She has 21 awards.

Faculty Preceptor of the Year-2011 - Ob-Gyn Residents (Boston University)
~ Farr Research Scholar (Yale University)
~ Faculty Preceptor of the Year-2008 (Boston University)
~ President, Student Government (Wellesley College)
~ Pfizer teaching Award-American Academy of Family Physicians-2008
~ Janet M. Glascow Memorial Acheivement Citation (Yale University)
~ Sarah Perry Wood Fellowship (Yale University)
~ Vice-president, Student Government (Wellesley College)
~ Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians Award (Yale University)
~ Miriam Kathleen Dasey Award (Yale University)
~ Physchological Study of Social Issues Ward and Research Grant (Yale University)
~ Frances Perkins Scholar (Mount Holyoke College)
~ Phillip I. Huffman Preceptor ship in Rural Family Medicine (UCSF-Fresno)
~ NBI Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Student Award (Yale University)
~ Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Nominee (Boston University)-2007
~ Family Practice Interest Group Leadership Award (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Physician Office Systems Recognition (2016 - 2018)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2016 - 2019)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Potee has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Baystate Medical Center 
  • Baystate Mary Lane Hospital 


  • Russian
  • Zulu
  • Chinese
  • Vietnamese
  • Creole
  • Zhuang
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

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Additional Information
Dr. Ruth A Potee MD is a female Family Practitioner, has 13 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Ruth A. Potee practice?
Dr. Ruth Potee has 1 office location.
Dr. Ruth Potee practices Family Medicine near Greenfield, MA.
See Greenfield Family Physicians.