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Tina Charest, MD

4.9 out of 5 (210 Ratings)

Specialties:

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.  

Locations

Practicing at the following locations:

  1. 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.

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 (44)

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.

  • Very kind and helpful

  • Overall, the visit was very well except... the... office staff at the check in need to be better equipped to handle their job.

  • Everything is great

  • As always, my concerns and questioned were addressed and answered. Everyone was very professional.

  • Dr. Charest is an amazing doctor. She knows me as a person and is so clinically thorough. I feel well cared for and am more invested in my wellbeing, thanks to her guidance.

  • So happy to finally get in with a primary care Dr.

  • I love Dr Charest, she always listens to me and she totally understands my health history. I also liked that I can park right outside the office and that the office is clean and tidy

  • The provider is always given me the best of care.

  • dr charest is the absolute best!!!

  • Staff and MD were efficient. But my appt date was originally postponed and then The day before I got a call asking if I would see another MD, although my MD was going to be in the office…I politely declined the other MD. Also I received a call for updating personal information and meds about 1-2 weeks before the appt but was not asked during the appt if any of that had changed, because it had! Maybe ask for any updates to that during actual visit

  • I have no suggestions. I have received excellent care.

  • I had a very pleasant experience with my provider. Thanks

  • As always everything was great. Everyone was courteous,professional, and very helpful. I love that you have switched to cloth Johnny's!!!!! Next change the paper on the exam table to something nicer! Here's hoping.

  • Wonderful experience as alwaysDr Charest is a great doctor and her staff is wonderful, all very focused and attentive. Dr Charest is very knowledgeable and kind.

  • Dr. Charest listened carefully to my comments and took time to consider them and respond in a highly useful and appreciated manner.

  • Everyone was very professional & efficient great staff

  • Listened and informed me and talked about any issues I had

  • Listening and recommending

  • Dr. Charest listened and was so easy to talk to! Thank you!

  • Every thing went well, know changes needed

  • No problems this provider and staff are great professional and an asset to southcoast

  • It all went smoothly

  • I think you did everything well....timely, respectful, welcoming!

  • The cloth johnnies are the best!!!

  • Keep up the good work

  • everyone listens !

  • Dr. Charest is a wonderful wonderful doctor. She's very thorough and she explains everything to the T. You need more doctors like her, in the field. She is great. The only problem that we have is with the staff in the office some of them mess up on our times of them. So we have appointments for the dates and the times and hopefully this is going to get cleared up, but other than that Dr. Charest is wonderful. Thank you. Bye.

  • Everyone was professional, well-informed, kind, listened, and answered all my questions. Dr. Charest is so bright.

  • Everything was fine.

  • Everything was excellent as alwaysDr. Charest is an asset to Southcoast

  • Very attentive & knowledgeable about my sons health.

  • There is nothing more that I can say, Dr. Charest is my favorite Primary Care Provider of all time! She listens, she respects my personal life style with my Dominant partner, she is incredibly knowledgeable, and she simply truly cares about her patients.

  • Good experience. I felt heard and seen.

  • Dr. Charest, is a wonderful, wonderful doctor. I highly recommended all my friends and family, but the office staff the girls at the front that do the appointments in that they are a little bit rough. They're not too good and not too friendly. Some of them give you an attitude when you get there. But overall Dr. Charest is the greatest doctor I've ever gone to and I've gone to quite a few. Thank you.

  • fine just the way it is.

  • Everyone was professional and friendly as always.All my needs were met.

  • Kind, considerate, professional and knowlegable

  • Do charest and her staff are always friendly and attentive. I can't not say enough good things about them. I recommend her to friends and family any chance I get.

  • Dr CHAREST is why I stay she's a very good listener and easy to talk to

  • I was well taken care of. The staff were caring and well trained for the needs of others. I highly recommend Dr. Charest's as a qualified physician who is caring and right on with her patient's needs. It was my 1st visit with her and I was nervous at first but left her office very well at ease.

  • I was very pleased every aspect of my visit. Dr. Charest is very easy to talk to, and always listens and responds to my needs.

  • Dr Charest sits and talks with you and she makes you feel that she is interested in your life and what you have to say.She also doesn't make you feel rushed.

  • always an excellent experience all the staff are terrific CeCi the lab tech does an awesome job Dr Charest is the best Dr I have ever had She is a great listener and very smart She provides the highest quality of care anyone could ever hope for Thank God for her

  • very appreciative of the staff and md. I called to say I got out of work late (night shift nurse in Boston) and was going to be 15 minutes late for my 9am appt. Instead of cancelling me, they were able to take the patient after me first and I waited a few minutes once I got there but had my appt. essentially switched time slots with patient after me. I was so thankful for their flexibility in accommodating me.

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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.

Who receives the survey?
Our vendor sends surveys via SMS or email to all patients seen in our outpatient physician practices who have a valid smart phone number or email address on file with Southcoast Health. Surveys are sent to patients within a few days of their appointment.

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.