South County Hospital

Your Team of Hospitalists

 

 
  • Kathleen A. Doolittle, RNP
    After completing her RN studies at St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Providence, Rhode Island, Kathleen earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, and a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston. Certified as a nurse practitioner, she has been part of the medical staff at South County Hospital since 2004. She is also a professor of nursing at the Community College of Rhode Island. 
   
 
  • Caroline H. Jenckes, CRNP
    A lifelong Washington County resident, Caroline received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Rhode Island, and her master of science degree in nursing from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. A certified family nurse practitioner, Caroline has been a faculty member at the URI College of Nursing, and has worked in primary care, women’s health, hospice care, and as a hospitalist full time at South County Hospital since 2008. She plays French horn in the Wakefield Concert Band.
 
   
 
  • Emmy A. Mahoney, MD
    Dr. Mahoney graduated from Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island and completed her residency at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. When Dr. Mahoney joined South County Hospital in 2008, it was a homecoming of sorts – she was born at our hospital.
   
 
  • Peter Petropoulos, MD
    With a medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Petropoulos completed his residency and internship at Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. He was awarded a fellowship in cardiovascular disease by Brown University, and in cardiology by Miriam Hospital, Roger Williams General Hospital, Pawtucket Memorial Hospital, and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Rhode Island. Dr. Petropoulos is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases. He began his practice in 1990 and joined South County Hospital in 2006. As an undergraduate, Dr. Petropoulos was a member of the basketball team at Providence College.
   
 
  • Louis J. Rubenstein, MD, FACP
    Medical Director of Hospitalist Services Dr. Rubenstein is a graduate of Harvard University and then the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, with expertise in internal medicine. He completed his residency and internship at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, and began his medical practice in 1991. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rubenstein joined South County Hospital in 1996. He has been named a Top Doc by Rhode Island Monthly three times. He plays clarinet in the Wakefield Concert Band and is an accomplished woodworker. 
   
 
  • Jack L. Schwartzwald, MD
    Dr. Schwartzwald received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. He has practiced medicine since 1992 and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. A published author of two history books, Dr. Schwartzwald joined South County Hospital in 2009 while continuing to serve as a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. 
   
 
  • David R. Tomlinson, MD
    Dr. Tomlinson graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then the University of Colorado Medical School, Health Science Centers in Denver, Colorado. He was a medical resident and intern at the Naval Hospital Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida. Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Tomlinson began his practice in 1999 and joined South County Hospital in 2004. He is the inventor of AccuCirc™, a disposable circumcision device used in third world countries to protect infants from injury and reduce the incidence of HIV. 
   
 
  • Eric A. Wright, DO
    After receiving his medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine, Dr. Wright completed a Brown University Family Medicine Residency in Providence, Rhode Island. A member of the South County Hospital Department of Medicine staff since 2007, Dr. Wright is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is an avid sailor and a student of the classical guitar.