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Sara Charnecki


4.9 out of 5 (252 Ratings)


Family Medicine / Pediatrics / 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.


Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine

    1800 Main Road
    Tiverton, RI 02878

    P: 401-625-5552

    Get Directions 41.6379738 -71.20498629999997

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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.

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Patient Comments (91)

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. Chernekey and the staff were wonderful. This was my first visit to this office and I was very pleased with my experience.

  • Dr. Sara and her staff are excellent. Always helpful will all of my medical needs.

  • Staff was overall kind and answered any questions I had during my introduction appointment

  • Dr. Charnecki my new health care providerwas wonderful. So glad I found her.

  • you have an absolutely wonderful staff. I'm 65 and Dr Charnecki is by far the best doctor I've ever been to. I'd give her a 100 if I could. You are very luck to have her on your team

  • My first meeting with Dr. Charnecki was fantastic. Hadn't had a PCP in a while and was nervous to get back on track, but she seemed an incredibly kind, understanding, encouraging and empathetic person just from the first few moments speaking with her. Made the entire process easy and enjoyable. Very lucky and happy to have found her!

  • Dr Charnecki is so concerned and really listens.

  • The Dr. And the staff are all fantastic! I feel very lucky to have found such an awesome Physician and staff.The Dr. Is attentive, listens and explains. She is by far the best Dr. I have had.

  • Took her time to be very thorough

  • Overall, a great office visit! I felt like I was really heard and my concerns were valued

  • It was my first time meeting the dr. It went very well. She listened to what I had to say. She also asked me questions so she would get to know me. I look forward to my next appointment.

  • Everyone is so professional, friendly, and helpful. My doctor is awesome. She knows my history and takes the time to answer all my questions, explaining in terms I will understand.Office staff is wonderful never making you feel rushed. Always friendly and courteous.

  • Dr Sara Charnecki and staff are SPECIAL!!If everyone could have health service providers as knowledgeable and caring as this.

  • Everything went very well.

  • Listen to me and answers my questions. Very attentive and caring

  • It seems these people are always overworked but still remain professional and kind.

  • Visit was great. Dr is incredible. Very friendly, detailed and thorough. Will surely recommend.

  • No problems

  • Everyone was very respectful and wonderful to deal with.

  • Dr Charnecki was thorough and engaging in our introductory visit!

  • Dr. Chernecke is the best Dr. I trust her with myu00A0wellbeing!

  • The staff are very pleasant. Dr. Charnecki is a great doctor. She is genuine, really listens to your concerns, and try's to address all medical issues. She is not just a great doctor, but treats you like a friend.

  • Great

  • I am a new patient and my doctor was very nice and listened to me.

  • Wait time to be seen was short, office staff was kind. The doctor was engaging, helpful and overall pleasant. She patiently listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions satisfactorily. The only complaint I have is that the doctor didn't seem to be aware of some of my medical history in the system and didn't mention a seriously concerning lab result until I pointed it out.

  • I feel so lucky to be a patient here and I recommend Dr. Charnecki to everyone I know. She is amazing. Her communication style and empathy are extraordinary, so kind and caring from start to finish.

  • Very pleased with the care I've received.

  • It was my first visit and I felt very comfortable with my new doctor

  • I had an urgent care visit with Dr. Charnecki. This was my first time seeing her. I was very delighted with how thorough and informed about me that she was. She took time to make sure that my concerns were addressed and that I fully comprehended my diagnosis. I'd rate her as a top Family Practitioner.

  • I had a very pleasant intro appt with Dr. Charnecki. She was pleasant, and showed real interest in me and my concerns. She is knowledgeable and extremely attentive and thorough. I look forward to seeing her next year, hopefully with my successful "homework" and hopes of making Dr. Charnecki proud of my progress.

  • I feel I finally found a medical professional I can talk too

  • This office is above any other office I have been to since I saw. Dr [Name] Dr Sara listens, asks questions, gives information, checked on a surgery I had more than a year ago by another Doctor . She was running late but you wouldn't know that by the way she took her time during my appointment.I have recommended her to many women. I am almost 72 and she is the perfect doctor I have ever seen.

  • A prompt appt the morning of my request as I was leaving on vacation that afternoon. A perscription for an antibiotic for a uti was easily obtained.. They know me well in this office and the staff is always friendly and efficient.

  • When I explained my health on the phone, I was given an appointment that day. Then the doctor called the hospital to speed up the tests I would need when I got there. It was quicker going to the doctor's office, than the ER.

  • Dr. Charnecki is by far the most compassionate provider I have ever seen. The office staff can be abrasive, but are worth tolerating.

  • Truely excellent medicine. Dr charnecki was very thorough. She listened to my concerns & history and made a gameplan to address them. Honestly a huge step up from the majority of Dr's I have seen. Ery pleased. I feel more confident in my health decisions with this level of execution.

  • Very caring, concerned, and helpful staff.

  • scheduling so that patients can be seen at the time of the appointment .

  • Dr Charnecki did not seem rushed for time. She approached each subject with questions indicating she was patiently waiting for answers.

  • A very refreshing experience as a new patient.

  • Excellent experience. Really can't think of anything that could be improved.

  • After my primary doctor for 30 years retired I was a bit apprehensive about having to find a new doctor. Dr Charnecki and her staff are amazing.

  • This office from MD, NP, office staff and lab staff are kind, professional and helpful. I was anxious after being with Dr. [Name] for over 30 years ( he retired) but every interaction with this practice has been great!

  • I tried several different doctors and Sara Charnecki is the best I've ever had. I will stick with her no matter what. Thank you.

  • Dr. Charnecki, very thorough and always listen to my concerns at this appointment and at previous appointment.

  • Listened to me

  • The staff is always friendly and helpful, and Dr Charneckie is very kind, knowledgeable and a very good listener. She allows the time you need to answer any questions. She is wonderful!!!

  • Dr really listens and is very caring

  • The office staff was extremely nice and efficient. Dr charneckie is a top notch doctor who is caring and takes time to explain everything.

  • nothing to add

  • Dr. Charnecki is an informed physician who takes genuine interest and care for her patients and takes the time to be thorough. Easily the best primary care I have ever received

  • Dr. Charnicky takes time to cover all issues. She is a wonderful, caring doctor.

  • New to the area and first meeting with family medicine specialist so all good.

  • Dr Sarah Charnecki excellent

  • Southcoast Tiverton Family Medicine was able to schedule my appointment easily and timely for my need. The doctor and nurses explain health issues to me very thoroughly and verify with me that I understand the diagnosis and treatment for me.

  • Might health care provider Sara. The doctor tried work was amazing to as one of the best doctors. I have a met in my life. The office was very friendly. They took me in a great manner. And I've never had such great care from a physician, like I did with Sara.

  • I am a new patient and the doctor and staff were welcoming and thorough with my exam. Very pleased to be one of her patients.

  • Listened

  • This office which includes all staff and Dr Charnake are the most professional in all areas.The atmosphere is pleasant and extremely clean. The examination room was nice. My doctor ( bad spelling) Charnecki is simply the BEST ?

  • Perfect We also discussed long term care

  • Hi there. Thanks for taking my comment. My concern about this office, is there seems to be an issue with their scheduling calendar because the last two times that I've scheduled appointments with them, there is been some mistake or error in the doctors availability, or the day, or that I booked a day and then I get a warning that says it's this day, which is not the day that I booked it. So something is not in sync between the staff and the calendar, or the calendar management of the office. Otherwise, this place is exceptionally well run. Thank you so much.

  • Everyone was SO friendly. And the doctor spent an extended amount of time with me listening intently about my issues/concerns. It was my first time with this doctor and the location, and it was an excellent. I had a terrible experience previously with a different Southcoast doctor in Middletown, so it was refreshing to meet this team. Top notch!!

  • Everything

  • Very informative, polite, listens and is such a wonderful person.

  • Excellent Dr and first time experience!! So happy I found her.

  • Very personable and nice

  • Very nice office staff. Had a great experience overall.

  • She listens,explains,looks at you not computer and turns screen to show you what she see. I love her she's terrific and has a good sense of humor which we need these days. She knows her medicine and human nature. very encouraging towards a healthy life despite limitations.

  • Amazing follow-up by the provider!

  • Excellent and informative experience

  • Everyone was very friendly. Dr. Charnecki was very kind, detail oriented and cared. One of the best doctors I have been to. Office staff was excellent too.

  • I love Dr. charnecki but she does talk a lot and easily gets behind! I sat in the examining room for 40 minutes! But she is an amazing physician!!!

  • Couldn't improve my doctor is wonderful

  • Takes to long for them to answer the phone when you are calling . Have waited over 10 minutes for someone to answer the phone

  • Dr Charnicki is an excellent Dr. She is thorough, kind and an advocate for her patients. The medical tech that took my vitals is excellent too!

  • Very kind and gracious staff. Sara is so welcoming and warm. Great experience!

  • Very knowledgeable and listened to me.

  • Everything went very well. Dr. Chernecki and her assistant [Name] were great.

  • Like the way all people inside this facility handle greeting you very upbeat

  • Was concerned about test result. Did not get to talk to provider about it until appointment.Could have relieved my anxiety had I been able to communicate with her prior to my appointment. Couldn't make it happen. I know doctor's time is valuable, and do not in any way hold this against her. Just wish it were easier to go one on one briefly with her when needed . Still rate her a 10.

  • It was a very good first experience with my new PCP!

  • Dr. Charnecki was super thorough, explained things so clearly, and went, what seems to me, above and beyond - considered all the angles. She is fabulous. I felt she really wanted to get to the bottom of what was going on and leave no stone unturned. THANK YOU!

  • This was a new patient visit after many, many years of not having a regular doctor due to pretty severe anxiety following some negative experiences elsewhere. After meeting with this team, I feel so much better and like I can finally start taking care of my health. I can't even begin to express what a relief that is.

  • As this was my first visit, provider took the time to review my medical records and explain everything in a thorough manner. Provider and staff were pleasant and personable and made me feel comfortable.

  • Dr Chernecky is fabulous! A great listener and very patient and friendly.

  • Great service! Dr. Chernecki is very thorough and knowledgeable!

  • Everything about this practice was perfect. They were friendly, courteous and punctual .

  • The whole office pays attention to questions and concerns.I am never rushed. Everyone is courteous and helpful.

  • Dr. Charnecki She is an absolute profession and a very compassion doctor! She truly listens and ask questions that pertain to the issue at hand. I absolutely have a lot of respect for her. I always feel so content after I leave her exam room.u00A0

  • My 1st visit was excellent. Sara listened to everything I needed to speak with her about. She also gave very helpful information about my health.

  • The office visit was of yet,there is a potential problem with one of my prescriptions,i have left a message on the patient portal,no response yet.

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