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Tina Charest, MD

4.8 out of 5 (164 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.  


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.

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Patient Comments (36)

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.

  • I was very satisfied and extremely happy with Dr. Charest and staffu00A0

  • Dr Charest is a very kind, intelligent, caring and honest physician and human being.

  • A pleasant visit every time

  • Very prompt answering from My Chart and Dr Charest is the best, love her!

  • I wish everytime I needed to see a doctor it was this smooth. I send a message in MyChart and within 20 minutes the office was calling to schedule for an appointment. Within the hour I was at the office being seen by the doctor. She listened to everything I had to say and was thorough in her response on how I should move forward with my medical issue. Would recommend this doctor to anyone looking for a new doctor. She's knowledgeable, easy to talk to, and doesn't use jargon that's over your head. This is probably the best doctor's visit I've had in a long time.

  • Everyone was professional and kind! Dr. Charest is fabulous, very intelligent.

  • Dr Charest is great. She listens, appears concerned, and has excellent follow-up. My one complaint is that when I scheduled next year's wellness checkup, I was told that she's completely booked - a year in advance. Now I have no issues with the nurse practitioner, but this seems crazy. Would have preferred Dr C as we have a relationship. Just saying...

  • I love Dr. Charest because she answers any questions I have which I always have because I want to know if I'm doing everything correctly. Never had any problems at all (so far). If I do don't worry I will let you know. I just have to wait my turn like every other one.

  • Very friendly and professional, also explained everything in easy to understand terms.

  • Dr Charest was so thorough and caring. I am so happy to have her as my PCP. The staff was wonderful as well. Thank you!

  • The checkout was took longer to checkout than my check-in and physical combined...and I had an 8:15 appt. Other than that the staff and Dr. Charest is wonderful.

  • Everything is always fine

  • One of the best dr around so nice and comfortable to talk to

  • As always, Dr. Charest listened to my concerns, and discussed my medical issues with me. All my questions and concerns were addressed.

  • Dr. Tina Charest is a caring physician. She is concerned about my questions and is always answering them in a way that I understand. I have more than once recommended her to other family members.

  • absolutely love dr charest! she is the best!

  • Friendly caring service from moment of check-in to check-out. Dr Charest is very empathetic, knowledgeable, and a great listener.

  • Dr. Charest is extremely knowledgeable, understanding, professional, and helpful. She really listens and is always up-to-date with all the latest medical information. [Name] her assistant, was wonderful in every way.

  • Very friendly and helpful people to deal with.

  • I was very pleased with my appointment.

  • While waiting for the doctor to come in , I overheard a conversation between staff. Everything they said was positive n how much they enjoyed working with this doctor. I totally agree with them and feel honored to have her as my physician. I've had others but only one other doctor that I have known that I would truly miss in so many ways if they were to leave. Please take care to keep her with us.

  • Everyone was friendly , and professional.

  • The entire staff at that location is phenomenal. They're caring. They are very, very generous with their time to listen to what you say, which is like a godsend obviously in the medical community.Tina Charest, deserves all of the money that South Coast and give her and her staff. So I've been a patient for years. She's amazing. I don't want to go to anybody else ever. So thank you Tina Charest. I appreciate you and the staff, obviously.

  • Dr Charest and her staff are excellent.

  • I called at 7am and explained my issues. I was given an appointment with my OCP that day at 11:20. Within minutes she diagnosed me, listened to my questions and then picked my scripts up and was already feeling better by that night.

  • Dr. Charest is an amazing physician. She cares for not only myself as a patient but my children now as well. She is extremely kind and informative. Dr. Charest is always willing to answer all questions and provides knowledgeable feedback and makes you feel very comfortable.

  • The provider was friendly, professional and attentive. I was seen in a timely manner and I had a positive experience.

  • Continue as is.

  • Friendly, professional & timely care!

  • The check out PAR was awesome! Very friendly and always smiling. All staff should be that way. Dr. Charest is very sweet.

  • Dr Charest is always very informed and helpful towards anything do do with my well being it's a good feeling!

  • Staff is great, wait time was no problem and Dr Charest as always was energetic, well informed, caring and professional. She's a gem.

  • They all did a great job.

  • I love Dr Charest. She is knowledgeable and always listening to my needs. She is a keeper

  • The cloth gowns are way better than the paper ones, they make me feel way more comfortable and at ease

  • She is new to me, this was my first physical with her but I love her. I and am confident with my care that I am receiving.

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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.