Treatment of varicose veins

April Friends and Family Special—20% off Sclerotherapy

The Hawthorn Vascular Center is offering 20% off treatments done during the month of April. Sclerotherapy is done in the office with minimal discomfort. It is considered a cosmetic procedure and is not covered by most insurance companies. Call 508-996-3991 now for more information and to book your appointment!

Dr. Robert Browne retires from practice

Hawthorn Medical and our patients have had the benefit of Dr. Robert Browne’s outstanding medical care since he joined our practice in January 1995. We thank him for his dedication to his patients and wish him the best in his future endeavors. If you are a patient of Dr. Browne, you will need to select a new primary care physician. Dr. Browne’s patients can call 508-961-2590 for assistance in setting up an appointment with a new provider.

Hawthorn joins with American Heart Association

A Hawthorn team will be walking in the American Heart Association’s 2016 Southern New England Heart Walk on Saturday, May 21 at UMASS-Dartmouth. With our participation, we will help to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke while raising funds for research and education. To learn more about the Walk and our team, visit the American Heart Association.

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 now offers 3D Mammography

Hawthorn Medical Women’s Imaging Center is the first in the Southcoast area to offer patients the latest 3D technology for clinically superior mammograms with exceptionally sharp images. This technology allows the doctor to see a series of detailed breast images for layer-by-layer evaluation. This increases breast cancer detection by 41%, reduces false positive callbacks, and gives radiologists more confidence in their results. To schedule an appointment, call 508-961-0855.

Hawthorn welcomes urologist

Hawthorn welcomes Urologist Edward Ioffe, MD, who will see patients in both Dartmouth and Fall River. Read more »

New Bedford Wellness Initiative

Hawthorn Cardiologist Michael Rocha, MD formed the New Bedford Wellness Initiative to raise health awareness and encourage physical activity. In addition to monthly Wellness Walks, a free adult Wellness Program is held at the Greater New Bedford Boys & Girls Club every Sunday from 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Visit for information about upcoming events.

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