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 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.

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

Mary Fitzhugh, MD
Urgent Care
Lauren E. Hale, MD
Pediatrics
Dilma Silva, MD
Internal Medicine
Paula Freedman, MD
Pediatrics

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Do you know your family's medical history?

Did your sister, mother or grandmother have breast cancer or heart disease? Does early-onset diabetes run in the family?

Knowing your family's medical history is important, and you just never know what else you may learn about your family tree!
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Planning Ahead for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up, now is a great time to inform your host or ask your guests if there are any food allergies.

A great way to handle this is to volunteer to bring some foods for everyone that you've made and know you can eat. Hosts almost always appreciate it when the guests chip in!
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Please be advised that our Urgent Care Center at 531 Faunce Corner is closing at 6 p.m. tonight. The center will be open regular hours over the weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less

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