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Sara Charnecki

MD

4.9 out of 5 (185 Ratings)

Specialties:

Family Medicine / Primary Care

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About Sara Charnecki

Dr. Charnecki earned her medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Alaska Family Practice Residency Program, Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. She comes to Southcoast Health from Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she practiced as a Family Medicine Physician at the Alliance Urgent Care and Family Practice.

Her clinical interests include, women’s health, adolescent medicine, health maintenance, nutrition, and prevention.

Her personal interests include running, hiking, backpacking, camping, tennis, skiing, reading, quilting and traveling.

Locations

Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine

1800 Main Road
Tiverton, RI 02878

P: 401-625-5552

Get Directions 41.6379738 -71.20498629999997

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.9
4.9
4.9
5

Patient Comments (65)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Dr. Charnecki is very pleasant, helpful, friendly, and thorough.

  • This was my first appt. with Dr. Charnecki after 30+years with another primary. It went very well, She is great and I know we can work wth each other. I look forward to a long and productive relationship

  • I was treated with caring and dignity. It was a yearly wellness visit and everyone was positive and very knowledgable and encouraging.

  • Dr Charnecki is wonderful!

  • Dr Charnecki listens and takes time to understand all questions. She's very pleasant and easy to talk to.

  • Dr. C is a wonderful provider. She is a caring, professional and knowledgeable individual. I have seen her twice now and will continue with her. The entire office staff is always very friendly, helpful and efficient.

  • Dr. Charnecki is wonderful. Refreshing since I have been a nurse for 45 years

  • Appointment was on time with very little wait time when in the exam room. Excellent acknowledgment that my time is important too.

  • Dr. Charnecki is fabulous.She tells you what she knows and asks about what she doesn't. Unlike most, she listens very well and then acts. Some things are uncomfortable to talk about, but she creates a great space for dialog which makes you very comfortable.

  • I had been with Dr. [Name] for 25 yrs. Dr. Charnecki really tried to pick up the thread where he left off. She did a great job confirming I was comfortable with the health care plan going forward, allowing me to be a patient who is also an RN.

  • This was my first time in this facility and my first visit with Dr. Charnecki which went really well. Where you might want to improve a patient's experience is where we check-in. I felt that she wasn't really personable and just matter-of-fact or machine-like in her routine. It wasn't really a good first impression at check-in.

  • Very friendly great listener, very knowledgeable.

  • Due to school policy, with a couple of symptoms, the kids needed to be tested for COVID 19. We were able to walk in, get them checked and a test was done on the spot. I thank this provider for the speed and service. How to get the results was explained to us. Of course there is extra paperwork that is needed to be signed for minor children. But we were able to get the results by the next day.

  • Dr Charnecki was thoughtful, caring, and interested in me and my health. Southcoast is fortunate to have her! She took time to talk to me, and really listened to me. I highly recommend her, and this office. Staff wonderful too.

  • I absolutely love coming here! Everyone here is so nice and caring, they listen to my needs and wants without hesitation. I always feel welcomed here.

  • The people in the office were great! The Dr. was great too! She was very thorough and explained everything. This was my first time meeting my new Dr. and I think she is pretty awesome! Love Southcoast too

  • Everything went well, good experience

  • First time seeing this provider n was very happy with care n staff!!

  • Great experience. Both physician and staff were courteous, personable and caring.

  • I was impressed by the efficiency and professional way I was dealt with. Dr Charnecki was fabulous. I changed PCP because my long term doctor was retiring. What impressed me the most was the doctor discussed a procedure a I had when I was five as well as current medical problems I have had in the past year. She listened and was very hood at making suggestions for improved health going forward. She made me comfortable and taken care of and this was a necessary change that had caused me a great deal of anxiety. I had an A1c done immediately and register blood work before I left I also have s follow up appointment for 6 months. I think someone should give this doctor a gold star and I have already recommended her to friends and family.

  • Dr.Charnecki was awesome. She listened to my all my health concerns and helped me to resolve them. She was on time and didn't make me feel rushed. Great doctor!

  • Dr. Charnecki provided a thorough annual exam. She is a caring, thoughtful physician who works with you to address all health concerns and strategy. The staff is attentive, friendly, and committed to patient care and the details of healthcare management. I highly recommend this practice.

  • everything went well and very satisfied

  • This was my first visit with Southcoast. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. I was seen promptly. I loved Sara and look forward to her overseeing my care.

  • always satisfied with tiverton health.

  • All staff plus the doctor we're extremely helpful. As they always are.

  • The experience at South Coast Antilin is always very pleasant. And it's very easy to maneuver, and very easy to go there, and I'm very happy with the service. So, thank you.

  • Everything was great. The staff was friendly and allowed comfort. Doctor Sara C was amazing with taking the time to talk through everything from my history to lab work and plans going forward.

  • Dr Charnecki is wonderful. Listens to everything you have to say. The receptionist at the desk could use a class on customer care!

  • Only complaint was I came 25 mins early was called into rm then waited over a half hour didn't know if anyone knew I was there my head hurt so bad from sinuses that I wanted to leave was able to stick it out but I had no assurance anyone was coming

  • nothing. My doctor was terrific. She is listened, and spent a sufficient amount of time getting to know me. It was my first appointment, and I felt so welcomed by everyone. I have had less than positive experiences with my past provider, so I felt like I gained a friend and a doctor.

  • I feel that each person I met along the way was full of energy. Each employee and staff member listened and was a human-being. Thanks for not being a robot. I would say that whatever you're all doing is fine and works well with me

  • The front office staff [Name] & [Name] provide OUTSTANDING administrative services. Dr. Sara Charnecki is professional and personable. She is always willing to listen and we both develop a managed care plan that is reasonable, proactive and attainable. Being an older patient, when I schedule my annual exam, there are usually multiple health/medical issues to discuss with Dr. Charnecki. Southcoast Health seems to be overconcerned with volume throughput (Productivity) and does not always allow the provider ample time to complete the entire appointment. This policy/process is sometimes counterproductive to quality healthcare management and should be re-assessed to allow for a better patient experience with measurable and successful patient outcomes. The healthcare assessment process should not be rushed.Overall my experience with this office has always been positive. Again, OUTSTANDING healthcare provided by my provider and the front office staff.

  • Dr Sarah was the best. Caring and understanding. Change nothing

  • My first appointment with Dr.Charnecki went great! She was very kind and listened to what I had to say.

  • I love Dr. Charnecki and all the nurses and staff in that office!!! They make me feel loved and has a very healthy environment!!!

  • Dr. Chernecki was wonderful.[Name] at the front desk was frustrating. She transferred me instead of taking my call then refused to make an appointment for me. I had to request [Name] who was very helpful.

  • Sarah Charnecki is fantastic, in all respects. Very happy that she's a part of Dr. Keigwin's practice…

  • I found they excellent. They couldn't have been any more than what they did. Every person in the office including the doctor was A plus. Thank you.

  • It was my 1st appt with Dr Charnecki in person since I only recently changed providers and couldn't be more pleased with how well it went. She was respectful,professional and compassionate. I hope we have a life long Doctor patient relationship.

  • Excellent first visit! Very attentive and thorough. We will likely transfer my mom to this practice, too.

  • I liked my visit with w/ D Sarah very much so did my daughter so she joined the medical facility as well.Thank you for such a wonderful dr.Charnect

  • Very professional as well as warm and concerned. Listened to all of my concerns and checked on them.

  • Great offices, staff, phlebotomist and I love Dr. Sarah Charnecki.

  • My doctor was very thorough and covered every aspect of my body. She was extremely knowledgeable and had a genuine caring demeanor about her. Having a physical is not always a pleasant experience but Dr. Charneckidid her job and made me feel comfortable and at ease during the process.

  • This was my first appointment and my doctor was thoughtful, professional, thorough and knowledgeable. I was very happy to find this doctor.

  • Dr. Charnecki listened to everything I had to say and provided feedback.

  • I felt so comfortable & well cared for, listened to & very important to me to was timely & thorough appointment.

  • Keep going the same way

  • We love Dr Charnecki and her whole team. They are kind and patient and knowledgeable.

  • I am still waiting to get approval from my insurance company for an MRI still in pain and waiting to please get an MRI soon as possible for my neck and getting this as soon as possible. It would be very helpful. Thank you.

  • Very efficient. Best Dr. office I've ever had to deal with.

  • Dr. Charnecki was truly wonderful. She knew my history, explained everything we discussed, listened to my concerns and provided possible solutions. She took her time. I was very impressed by her demeanor and care!

  • Dr. Charnecki was great. This was our first meeting and I was very pleased with the level of care she provided. She asked all the right questions and was able to discuss my medical history after she successfully found all my records -- from [Name]! Grateful for her expertise and service.

  • Dr Charnecki is a skilled and compassionate doctor who goes out of her way to make you comfortable and provides excellent care. The office staff was friendly, helpful and professional. My overall experience was exceptional

  • Met my new doctor and had my first physical with her....staff all helpful and kind

  • This was my first visit with this provider. I transferred from another Southcoast provider who recently resigned. Dr. Charnecki was kind, thorough, gentle and understanding. I really appreciate the time she spent with me.

  • Very helpful and informative the experience as a hole was great

  • This my first time meeting my new doctor. She was so pleasant and attentive.

  • I had a UTI and they were able to see me and treat me right away. So grateful.

  • This provider was my first time at the South Coast place in [Name] and with Dr. Charnecki and she was wonderful. What I've been looking for 4 years. Thank you.

  • Very personable and attentive physician.

  • First time meeting Dr Charnecki. She was very helpful and answered my questions. Looking forward to her being my dr going forward

  • seen and treated in a timely professional manner.excellentcommunicator,kept at ease. no stress

  • Very informative and thorough from start to finish.

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Why does Southcoast publish survey ratings online?
Southcoast is dedicated to providing patients and consumers with helpful information about the quality of our patients’ experiences. Star ratings published on our physician biography pages are based on actual responses from patients of that particular physician to patient satisfaction surveys that are distributed and processed by a national patient satisfaction survey vendor.

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How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
Star ratings are calculated using an average of all survey responses to each of three questions: Courtesy and Respect of Staff, Provider Overall Rating, and  Willingness to Recommend Provider’s Office.  The star rating displayed on our physicians’ main biography page represents the average of the three measures for that particular physician.