Hawthorn Medical welcomes new physicians

Physicians from a number of specialties have recently joined Hawthorn:

Eliza DeFroda, MD
Urology

Harry Kamenidis, MD
Urology

Rachel Hoffmann, MD
Dermatology

Nicholas DeFusco, MD
Family Medicine
Accepting new Primary Care patients

Ryan Gates, MD
Family Medicine
Accepting new Primary Care patients

Coumadin Support Group

Coumadin patients can discuss their concerns on the second Thursday of each month. The group meets at 2:30 pm at 535 Faunce Corner Road (use Entrance A).

New Bedford Wellness Initiative

This initiative raises health awareness and encourages physical activity through a variety of events, including a weekly wellness walk. Visit nbewell.com for information about upcoming events.

New expanded hours in Urgent Care

We listened to our patients who wanted expanded hours. The Urgent Care Center is open:

  • Monday–Friday, 7 am to 7 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday, 8 am to 4 pm

Steward CONNECT Patient Portal

Hawthorn's patient portal—StewardCONNECT—allows patients to connect securely with their doctor and medical team online, and view and verify health information. Log In or Activate an Account.

Hawthorn welcomes Allergist/ Immunologist

Hawthorn is pleased to offer enhanced allergy testing and treatment with the addition of Dr. Zhenhong Li, a board certified Allergist/Immunologist, who recently joined the practice. She treats a wide range of allergic and immunologic disorders in both pediatric (3 months and older) and adult patients.

Hawthorn Medical introduces cutting edge prostate biopsy option with 3D MRI/Ultrasound Fusion technology

Targeted MRI/Ultrasound Fusion biopsy is the latest technology available in the detection and management of prostate cancer, and the Urology Department at Hawthorn Medical Associates is proud to now offer this new standard of care.

Historically, finding the exact location of cancer in a prostate gland has been a challenge. Conventional TRUS prostate biopsy techniques are referred to as “blind” biopsies since physicians typically cannot easily view the specific location of any abnormal tissue. Now, using the revolutionary Artemis 3D imaging and navigation system, Hawthorn Medical physicians are able to better identify and more accurately biopsy suspicious prostate cancer areas. Read more

The Baby Bunch: a new parent support group

The Hawthorn Pediatrics Department is now offering new parents an opportunity to meet other new parents and discuss how to ease the transition into this new role, enhance knowledge and confidence as a new parent, and develop friendships. The group is led by a pediatric nurse and is held every Wednesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at 531 Faunce Corner Road, second floor waiting room B. Parents can stop in at any time.

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