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To Contact the Doctor

Email your questions to Dr. N.S. Damle at or write to Dr. Damle at Ask the Doctor, care of the South County Independent, 10 High St., Wakefield, RI 02879.

N.S. Damle, MD, FACP, a Wakefield-based primary care physician, is a member of the medical staff at South County Hospital. He is board certified in internal medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Damle is past president of the medical staff of South County Hospital and a consultant to the University of Rhode Island's Health Services in Internal Medicine.