South County Hospital

Nephrology & Hypertension at South County Hospital

Shoreline Nephrology & Hypertension, a member of the South County Medical Group

401 782-0090 (Wakefield) 401 596-3313 (Westerly)


South County Hospital’s Board Certified Nephrologists, with offices in Wakefield and Westerly, provide specialized care for southern Rhode Islanders diagnosed with a kidney disorder. Our team of nephrologists treats all aspects of kidney disorders, including:

  • fluid and electrolyte disorders 
  •  acid-base disorders 
  • kidney stones 
  • glomerular diseases 
  •  tubulointerstitial diseases 
  •  mineral metabolism
  • acute kidney disease 
  •  acute renal failure
  • chronic kidney diseases 
  • chronic renal failure

Nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney diseases, including the conditions these diseases can produce, such as hypertension (high blood pressure), as well as diseases that can cause kidney failure, such as diabetes mellitus.

The physicians who make up the South County Medical Group (SCMG) collaborate and communicate closely with each other and with you to provide coordinated care to treat your kidney disease. The SCMG is a group of highly trained physicians with a variety of specialties, who work together to make certain you get the best possible care, close to home.


  • Wakefield: 70 Kenyon Ave, Suite 104, Wakefield, RI  02879
  • Westerly: 17 Wells Street, Suite 202, Westerly, RI  02891

Your Nephrology Team 

  Mark Mancini, MD 

Joseph Romanello, MD 





   Peter Shorter, MD