Hawthorn Medical welcomes two cardiologists

Eshan Patvardhan, MD, non-invasive cardiologist, will care for patients with heart disease and perform diagnostic procedures such as echocardiography, nuclear stress imaging and heart rhythm monitoring. John Duell, MD, a cardiac electrophysiologist, has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), cardiac ablations, and device (pacemaker/defibrillator) implantation and extraction. Read more »

Two physicians join Family Medicine Department

Dr. Achilles Alcaraz and Dr. Justin Etter have joined our Family Medicine Department and are accepting new patients—of all ages—for primary care. Read more »

New Bedford Wellness Initiative

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

New hours for Urgent Care/Lab/Imaging

Hawthorn Urgent Care Center will be open seven days per week from 8 am to 4 pm. Patients are encouraged to use the online scheduling function. The Laboratory at 531 Faunce Corner Road will be open weekdays 7 am to 6 pm and weekends 7 am to 4 pm. The main Radiology Department will be open weekdays 8 am to 5:30 pm and weekends 8 am to 4 pm.

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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.

Medicare insurance options information sessions to be held

Beginning January 1, 2017, Hawthorn Medical will no longer accept Tufts Medicare Preferred Medicare Advantage insurance plan. If you would like to continue to receive care at Hawthorn Medical, you will need to change to one of the following plans:

  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care—Stride HMO
  • Fallon Health—Fallon Senior Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts—Medicare Blue HMO and Medicare Blue PPO

To help you make your decision, information sessions will be held with representatives from the insurance plan:

  • Monday, October 24 at 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 2 at 10:00 am

Sessions will be held in the Conference Center (lower level) at 535 Faunce Corner Road. You do not need to pre-register.

Is knee or hip pain wearing you down?

Wednesday, November 2
If you are looking for information that can help you make choices about how to treat your knee or hip pain, learn about the growing range of advanced treatment options at a free program with orthopedic surgeon Edward Klein, DO, of Hawthorn Medical Orthopedics. Read more »

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