Three doctors join Kent Hospital medical staff


Three physicians have joined the Kent Hospital medical staff and Affinity Physicians, an affiliate of Kent Hospital. Christopher M. Furey, MD; Manisha Kumar, MD, MPH; and Mirela Nicolescu, MD will practice out of the Primary Medical Group of Warwick, located at 215 Toll Gate Road, Suite 104, Warwick.

Christopher M. Furey, MD is a primary care physician who comes to Kent Hospital from Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, where he served as chief resident for the Family Medicine Residency Program through the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Furey received his medical degree from Brown University and also served as the first family medicine resident instructor in the Alpert Medical School Doctoring Course. Dr. Furey also serves as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Clinical) at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

 Manisha Kumar, MD, MPH,, is a family medicine physician who will also provide obstetric services and will begin working at Primary Medical Group of Warwick in January 2014. Dr. Kumar comes to Kent from Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., where she completed an obstetrics fellowship. Dr. Kumar completed a family medicine residency at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in 2012. She attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass.

 Mirela Nicolescu, MD is a primary care physician who comes to Kent Hospital from the Yale University affiliated, Saint Mary’s Hospital, in Waterbury, Conn. It is there where she completed an internal medicine residency. The first few years of her residency were spent at the Emergency University Hospital in Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Nicolescu attended medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania.

Furey and Nicolescu are currently accepting patients, with Dr. Kumar accepting patients in January. To schedule an appointment, please call the Primary Medical Group of Warwick at 736-4570.


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