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Cynthia N Paciulli, MD, FACS

General Surgery

Provider Rating



353 reviews

Visit Preparation: 4.6
Patient Recomm...: 4.7
Provider Explan...: 3.9
Office Wait Time: 4.4

Atlantic Surgical Associates

330 Borthwick Avenue, Suite 308
Portsmouth, NH 3801

About Cynthia N Paciulli

Dr. Paciulli is a Board Certified General Surgeon who has practiced in the Seacoast since 2002. She was the first female general surgeon on the Seacoast and is has really made her mark.

She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Baylor University in Waco, Texas and earned her Medical Doctorate from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Her surgical training in General Surgery as well as two years of physiological research training occurred at University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore, MD. She completed a year of fellowship training at the Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgical Program (CLASP) in Charlotte, NC before her arrival to Portsmouth.

Dr. Paciulli has been involved with hospital leadership since her arrival including membership in various committees (Breast Care, Cancer Committee, Bariatrics, and Library Committee) as well as former Chair of the Institutional Review Board, member of the Credentials Committee, and Vice Chief of the Department of Surgery. She currently serves also on the Medical Executive Committee and is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

Dr. Paciulli supports a holistic approach to health care and is continually striving to integrate complementary approaches for the benefit of the Mind, Body, and Soul. At Wentworth Douglass Hospital, she is pleased to be a member of the Integrative Therapies Committee.


Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Certifications & Memberships

General Surgery, American Board of Surgery



Languages Spoken



General Surgery

Sub Specialty

Bariatric Surgery

Office Locations

Atlantic Surgical Associates
330 Borthwick Avenue
Suite 308
Portsmouth, NH 3801
Phone: (603) 431-5242
Fax: (603) 431-5091

Accepted Insurance

Medicare, RR Medicare, Medicaid NH, Maine Care, Tricare Standard, Tricare Prime, Aetna NH, Anthem BCBS NH, Cigna Great West, Fallon Community Health Plan, First Health/HCVM, Harvard Pilgrim, Martins Point, MVP, PHCS/Multiplan, Tufts, UHC, Humana Medicare Advantage