Coventry Center
10 Woodland Drive
Coventry, RI 02816

401 826-2000

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7/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Genesis HealthCare’s Grand Islander and Coventry Centers, located in Middletown and Coventry, RI, respectively, are proud to welcome Mark Schwager, M.D. as their new Genesis Physician Services (GPS) Medical Director. Dr. Schwager will use all of his past experience and knowledge to guarantee that the patients and residents of both centers continue to receive the compassionate and personalized care they deserve.

Dr. Mark Schwager received his B.A. in biology from Brown University, his Doctor of Medicine with honors from State University of New York at Buffalo, and completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. Amongst his degrees, Dr. Schwager is a diplomat for the American Board of Internal Medicine, has his Rhode Island Medical Licensure, and also has an Added Certificate of Qualification in Geriatric Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, National PACE Association, Rhode Island Medical Society, and American Geriatrics Society and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Schwager proves his loyalty toward serving the community through roughly 20 years of experience in the field. He was  previously the  Vice President of Medical Affairs of the PACE Organization of Rhode Island, was President of University Medical Group (UMG) for eleven years, and has over twenty years of Clinical Practice in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Schwager is currently a faculty member of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Roger Williams Medical Center and is a staff member of the Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center at URI.   

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Schwager,” notes Trevor Kinney, Genesis HealthCare’s Regional Vice President of Operations for Rhode Island.  “Dr. Schwager brings a wealth of experience to our two centers and I am confident he will be a great contributor towards the success of patient outcomes and satisfaction.”

Both Grand Islander and Coventry Centers offer ShortStay and LongTerm Care services. Coventry Center is a multi-level facility which also offers a Transitional Care Unit, a Ventilator Unit and Pulmonary Management Services. Grand Islander Center also offers Transitional Care but specializes in Cardiac Management Services and also provides Alzheimer’s/dementia care in a secure Homestead Unit. _____________________________________________________________________

Genesis HealthCare is dedicated to improving the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion.


For More Information

For more information about Coventry Center, please call Barry Slotnick, Administrator, at 401-826-2000. Coventry Center is located at 10 Woodland Drive, Coventry, RI 02816.  For more information about Grand Islander Center, please call Katherine Butler, Administrator, at 401-849-7100. Grand Islander Center is located at 333 Green End Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842.

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