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Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center


Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center in Bar Harbor

Founded in 1993

  • A well-rounded, community-minded health center delivering compassionate, patient-centered care
  • The Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center is all about women’s health – mind, body, and spirit – from adolescence through all stages of womanhood
  • We strive to be your primary resource for all your health needs, including obstetric and gynecological care
  • The Personal Introductions program offers no-cost meetings so you can get to know us; then we build a lasting relationship for better health

Named in memory of longtime summer resident Lisa Stewart, our Main Street facility was made possible by an outpouring of community and donor support. The Stewart family, an integral part of the Northeast Harbor community for many years, pledged their support to the project as a way of honoring Ms. Stewart’s memory by recognizing her affinity for Mount Desert Island.

The Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center is MDI Hospital’s first purpose-built outpatient health center in Bar Harbor. It features nearly three times the space of our original building, accommodates more outpatient services, and embraces the technological evolution that is ever-present in modern health care.

As a part of the community, we believe in doing our part to help bring to the forefront issues and programs that support our community’s success. Whether it’s programs to help teens make informed choices, or raising awareness about women’s health issues such as breast cancer awareness, the Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center, through our Community Advisory Committee, is, by design, a partner in the care of our community.

Lisa Stewart

330 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 
207 288-8100

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

8:30 am – 7:00 pm

For after hours and weekend obstetrics support, please call the hospital at 288-5081. For after hours and weekend inquiries, please call your health center to speak to our response center that will have the on-call provider return your call.

Transgender Health and Well-Being: A Community Conversation

The Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center proudly sponsored a series of educational sessions on trangender health in April of 2015 in concert with Healthy Acadia, with contributions from College of the Atlantic, Downeast GLSEN, Bar Harbor YWCA, University of Maine Machias, and Equality Maine.

Click here to see the PowerPoint presentation shown during a workshop on transgender health offered by Franklin Brooks, Ph.D., LCSW, a behavioral health professional with expertise in treating transgender clients.

Your Home for Women's Health

When we talk with women about what they’re looking for in a provider, the number one answer is time. We schedule longer-than-usual appointments that give both you and your provider time to talk, to listen, to interact because your care is more than a list of symptoms, ailments or procedures. The center’s mission has always been to heal and nurture mind, body, and spirit in an empowering, supportive environment.

Carmen Sanford, Practice Manager
For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to Teens About Sexuality, Values and Health

The Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center Advisory Committee is pleased to share this presentation by noted human sexuality educator Al Vernacchio, M.S. Ed, held at the Lisa Stewart Women’s Health Center. Vernacchio has been a sexuality educator and consultant for over 20 years. His work has been featured in The New York Times Magazine. In addition, Al is a TED Talk speaker and his blog, “For Goodness Sex”, can be found on the Psychology Today website.

Our Providers

Jane Tawney, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Diane E. Kay-Daigle, LCSW
Behavioral Health