Heather L. Briere, MS, FNP-BC, CCM

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
87 Ratings

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Specialty: Family Medicine

Office Location:
Saint Vincent Medical Group
9 Trolley Crossing
Charlton, MA 01507

For appointments:
Phone: 508-784-1278


“I see myself as the broker of health care. I try to make things less confusing for my patient, and get  to know each patient as an individual person so that I can provide the best options for him or her. Ultimately it is up to my patient to decide what is right for him or her. It is my job to give the  patient the options, the pros and cons of the options, and then it is the patient’s job to make the decisions. I am never going to take that away from them.”

Heather Briere is a nurse practitioner in the Charlton clinic where she works collaboratively with Dr.  Hope Ring. She has been a nurse practitioner since 2014. Heather received her Masters of Science  in Nursing with education sub-specialty from University of Massachusetts in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Nursing from Fitchburg State College in 1995.

Heather loves to teach. “I love the glint that I see in a person’s eye when they finally understand  something new. When I get to teach someone something new about their health, the reward is  indescribable. In primary care, it is especially  rewarding to see how a small amount of teaching can  reap years of benefits that neither the patient nor I was expecting! I love my job!”

Special Interests:

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Depression
  • Patient Education

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jun 28, 2019
Heather made it a point to sit with me and review everything before stepping out for me to disrobe and then begin the invasive part of the exam- this was different than any other doctor I've had in the past. She has also explained what her plans are for my care and is interested in my feedback to work together as a team.
Jun 23, 2019
*Heather Briere is attentive, intelligent and very thorough.
Jun 13, 2019
Jun 9, 2019
Excellent care and thorough.
Apr 26, 2019
I don't mind going to my Dr.'s appointments.. Heather Briere always puts me at ease...she is the most kind,educated and friendly NP!.. I would be lost without her.
Apr 17, 2019
*Heather always takes time to listen and make me comfortable with my concerns.
Apr 12, 2019
I love her already after the first visit! Such a breath of fresh air! She loves her job and cares about her patients and listens to them. If she doesn't know an answer she will be honest and tell you and knows the right direction to point you in. She connects with her patients and makes sure she goes through all the problems or concerns you have and comes up with solutions for them.
Mar 14, 2019
Continually recommend Heather to others!
Mar 14, 2019
Feb 24, 2019
Heather is very knowledgeable and thorough. She took her time and did her best to reassure me and answer any questions I had. [...]
Feb 11, 2019
I followed *Heather Briere to St. Vincent because I trust her.
Jan 17, 2019
I trust Heather Briere with my life
Nov 27, 2018
Love, love, love *HEATHER LEE BRIERE! Cannot recommend her enough!
Oct 29, 2018
My son felt so comfortable w/*Heather, he has decided he wants to see her next time, very down to Earth/patient loved her.
Oct 9, 2018
I am very please and impressed with Heather and the service she provides. she is very attentive to her patients.
Oct 4, 2018
Extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and detailed. Understood what was going on and she organized and communicated what the next steps were exceptionally. I am extremely grateful for such a great PA!
Sep 25, 2018
Heather Briere spent quite a bit of time with me explaining just what I needed to do to help keep my blood sugars under control.
Sep 11, 2018
followed Heather from previous practice, I like the way she practices.
Sep 2, 2018
I moved from Harrington to St. Vs because I find Heather an easy to talk to and very well versed in her field. Heather never appears bothered by answering any question and consistently provides excellent insights.