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Tina Charest, MD

4.8 out of 5 (216 Ratings)


Family Medicine / Pediatrics / Primary Care

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About Tina Charest

Dr. Charest earned her medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, where she also served as a clinical research assistant in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a research assistant in the Women’s Health in Emergency Care Program. She completed her residency in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in Pawtucket, R.I.

Dr. Charest has engaged in a number of volunteer efforts, including serving since 2007 as an interviewer at Brown University, interviewing students who applied to attend Brown University’s undergraduate program.

She has discussed women’s health on local radio, and also served as a patient advocate for an expectant mother during medical school. Dr. Charest enjoys swimming, fishing, and water skiing as well as cooking and reading.  


Tina practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group

500 Faunce Corner Rd
Dartmouth, MA 02747

P: 508-995-6381

Get Directions 41.6688275 -70.99235349999998

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.

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Patient Comments (31)

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.

  • Overall a good experience, everyone was polite and seemed to care about me/my health.

  • very caring professional provider.

  • Very courteous and kind and helpful with my child

  • The office staff was very kind and courteous when speaking to me on the phone. Dr.Charest met with me via telehealth in a timely manner. She went above and beyond to fit me into her busy schedule and answer my questions, address my concerns and provide me with a detailed treatment plan.

  • Dr. Charest, this is very patient empathetic knowledgeable provider. Her office staff is always attentive they always respond. Quickly to questions as possibly as possible. But again, Dr. Charest very knowledgeable. Very empathetic, very patient. Weather a young person or an elderly person in their nineties. Very proud to have her as a physician for my entire family.

  • I am very pleased with Dr. Charest. She is very caring and listens attentively. I have the utmost faith in her.

  • Dr Charest consistently provides exceptional care

  • Every Thing

  • My health concerns were tended to immediately. Ordered, scheduled and carried out in 1 day!

  • Ontime appointment, Dr took time with me , answered questions, offered options.

  • No problem...

  • This was my first visit. I enjoyed meeting Tina and believe that this will be a great relationship. Thus far, no issues.

  • Provider always listen to me and understands what I have a problem with and explains my treatment so I understand and that is hard to find in Doctors today. Thank you.....

  • Dr Charest always goes above and beyond for me as a patient. She is always caring and genuine with the perfect twist of professionalism as well. I highly recommend Dr Charest and her staff! [Name] drew my blood and she was very kind and caring as well.

  • Everything was great can't think of anything they could do to improve thank you!!!

  • The staff and Dr. Charest were very cordial and helpful. Dr. Charest always listens carefully and offers helpful advice.

  • Dr. Tina Charest is a true caring professional.

  • MD is simply awesome

  • I was on vacation and my doctor made time for me. She answered my questions and made every attempt to assist. I am on the road to feeling better thanks to her.

  • Tina Charest is the best physician that I've had since, God I can't remember. She tells me everything I need to know about my medications and how I should take them and everything else. Have a great, you know the greatest team. Thank you.

  • dr charest is absolutely amazing

  • Dr Charest is always looking out for me and my husband

  • Love Dr. Charest!!

  • Dr.Charest did not rush me, but was aware of the fact that I was at work and was very clear when answering the questions I had.10/10 would reccomend

  • Dr. Charest is focused, knowledgeable, unbiased, respectful, lives and promotes a healthy lifestyle. She is the best primary care medical provider I have ever had in my experience. I have recommended her to many friends, family members and colleagues. She represents Southcoast values and mission.

  • Everything about Dr charest is great. She is a very good provider. Always listens to what I have to say

  • Dr. Tina Charest is a loving caring doctor who definitely cares about her patients and she's interested in the patients and their well-being and I would definitely recommend her to family and friends.

  • Excellent communications with Dr and staff'.

  • Dr. Charest and her staff are amazing!! I wouldn’t go anywhere else!

  • I love being able to speak and see my provider within hours of my initial phone call. I loved the option for a TeleHealth visit. I felt like I was a listen to I felt like she followed up with me. I've got in my exams on it's now 24 hours later, I'm just waiting for the results which can take up to 48 hours without a problem. The front desk staff was amazing. Everyone called me back in a very timely fashion. Nothing bad to say about this visit. Thank you very much.

  • Dr Charest is always easy to understand and never makes any of our questions feel silly. We appreciate her kindness and thoroughness .

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How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
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