Massachusetts Medical Society: Dr. Nicolino Mucciardi named Bristol South District Medical Society Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Nicolino Mucciardi named Bristol South District Medical Society Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Nicolino Mucciardi

Waltham – Dr. Nicolini Mucciardi has been selected as the Bristol South District Medical Society’s 2019 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing his professionalism and contributions as a physician.

Dr. Mucciardi is a pulmonologist in Fall River and is affiliated with Southcoast Charlton Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and completed a medical internship and residency at Carney Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Mucciardi, who was nominated by colleague Dr. Ken Shamir, served as chief medical resident at Brockton VA Hospital and was on the consult service at Beth Israel Hospital.

Dr. Mucciardi completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Lahey Clinic and worked on the cystic fibrosis service at Boston Children’s Hospital.

He has been practicing in the Fall River area since 1985. His areas of clinical interests include pleural diseases, common variable immune deficiencies, sulfite sensitivity, lung cancer, pleurex catheters, and Yag lasers. 

Dr. Mucciardi is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine in both Canada and the United States. In 1987, Dr. Mucciardi was the first physician in the Fall River area to be board certified in critical care medicine.  He was also awarded the Best Clinical Case of 1987 by the Massachusetts Thoracic Society at their Annual Meeting in1988. 

In 2007, Dr. Mucciardi received a citation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives “in recognition of doing an exceptional job as a lung specialist at the Truesdale Clinic.”  Over the years, Dr. Mucciardi has earned a reputation as an exceptional instructor to multiple nurse practitioner and physician assistant students.

The Community Clinician of the Year Award was established in 1998 by the Massachusetts Medical Society to recognize a physician from each of the organization’s 20 district societies who has made significant contributions to his or her patients and the Community.

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