Ask to see a Hawthorn Medical specialist

Did you know that you can insist upon seeing a Hawthorn physician specialist if you are admitted to area hospitals, including St. Luke’s Hospital? While Hawthorn’s preferred facility is Saint Anne’s Hospital, you can make your wishes known to the staff at any area hospital that you want a specialty consultation with a Hawthorn provider if you feel that is needed. See our list of providers.

Some insurance coverage depends on your individual plan so contact your insurance carrier to confirm whether the physician you would like to see participates in your plan. If you are acutely ill, always go to the nearest hospital.

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:

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 now available.

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.

Hawthorn Medical welcomes physician

Piyali Datta, MD
Internal Medicine

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.

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Next Monthly Wellness Walk - Saturday, June 6th, 10 a.m.

Join Hawthorn Cardiologist Dr. Michael Rocha for a two mile walk around Buttonwood Park! The group will meet in the parking area at the front entrance of Buttonwood Park Zoo. Complete the full two miles or whatever distance and pace is comfortable for you.

(Photo courtesy of the New Bedford Wellness Initiative)
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