Osteopathic manipulation now available

Judith Miesner, DO, is offering an extra dimension to your health care through osteopathic manipulation treatment (OMT). Instead of just treating specific symptoms, osteopathic physicians concentrate on treating you as a whole by using manipulative therapy that incorporates the whole body. OMT can help people of all ages ease pain, promote healing and increase mobility. To learn more about OMT, view these videos:

New Bedford Wellness Initiative

Hawthorn Cardiologist Michael Rocha, MD, formed the New Bedford Wellness Initiative to raise health awareness and encourage physical activity. Check out their Facebook page and web site for information about upcoming events.

Hawthorn’s new facility now open


After more than a year of construction, Hawthorn Medical’s new facility has opened. This streamlined facility offers patients a unique environment in which to receive the finest in medical care. Visit our 531 Faunce Corner Road page for details on the providers and services that are located here.

Free Valet Parking coming soon.

New online Patient Portal now active

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


On November 17, Hawthorn Medical was saddened to lose a dear friend and colleague, Nephrologist Roy Kuphal, MD. His patients may call the office with any questions.

Hawthorn Medical welcomes physicians

Piyali Datta, MD
Internal Medicine
Mary Fitzhugh, MD
Urgent Care
Lauren E. Hale, MD
Pediatrics

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With the Hanukkah celebration beginning today, we'd like take a moment to wish you a Happy Hanukkah. All of us at Hawthorn Medical Associates wish you a happy and healthy holiday season! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our physicians had a great time with WBSM's Phil Paleologos during the live broadcast from our new building at 531 Faunce Corner Road on Friday. We particularly focused on the extensive array of women's health services available at the new facility.

We'll be posting videos excerpts of the interviews over the next couple of weeks so you can meet members of our great medical team! (4 photos)
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Hawthorn Medical Associates was honored recently with an Economic Impact Award by the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce for its contributions to the region’s economic development.

Hawthorn received the recognition for our expansion of the medical facility located at 535 Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth.

The 127,000 square foot, state of the art medical facility expands Hawthorn’s services onto one campus and includes a women’s center, pediatrics, internal medicine, orthopedics, a rehab center, diagnostic imaging, a laboratory, a walk-in urgent care center and administration space. The project represents the creation of new jobs and an investment of millions in the region’s economy.
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