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Robert Schwengel, MD, FACC

4.8 out of 5 (329 Ratings)



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About Robert Schwengel

Dr. Schwengel has been in the practice of general and invasive cardiology with Cardiovascular Associates of Rhode Island since 1993. He received his doctor of medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science in Washington.

Dr. Schwengel completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Dr. Schwengel is board certified in cardiovascular disease, adult echocardiography and stress echocardiography. He has special interests in coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and valvular heart disease.


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Cardiology

1076 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02904

P: 401-273-2460

Get Directions 41.850361 -71.40367200000003

Southcoast Physicians Group Cardiology

676 Aquidneck Avenue
Middletown, RI 02842

P: 401-849-9042

Get Directions 41.5060166 -71.28202909999999

Southcoast Physicians Group Cardiology

2444 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

P: 401-849-9042

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Patient Comments (76)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • everything went as expected

  • Everyone is always polite, will answer questions and take care of my needs.

  • Don't change a thing

  • Dr Schwengel and his staff are always top notch

  • My appointment went very well.

  • I feel nothing has to be done I am extremely satisfied with the way things are run now. Thank You

  • Everyone at this office treated me with courtesy and professionalism. My concerns were addressed with clarity and follow-up questions were answered fully.

  • I am not willing to answer questions about making referrals as personally. I do not go beyond indicating who I see for specific treatments. I personal do NOT like surveys that force an answer to such a question!My experience was excellent and given the COVID issues I found the staff went well beyond to be able to serve my personal and family needs. Thanks you.

  • Dr. Schwengel is office is always prompt and their service. They are courteous and Dr. Schwengel is just an excellent doctor. I've been in his care for 16 years, and I am healthy and well because of his care and his concerned. I have nothing but accolades for Dr. Schwengel's office and his staff. They are very prompt and courteous and they're very good at what they do. Thank you.

  • Timely, reassuring, professional like usual.

  • Very impressed with my overall visit as a first time patient.

  • The doctor actually took the time to listen to my concerns and explained everything to me thoroughly. He was also very pleasant which was wonderful!

  • Dr. Schwengel is very outgoing and easy to talk to. He is practical and no nonsense. His staff out front could be a little friendlier and smile, though.

  • Very good service. One exception……the receptionist was polite and efficient but rather perfunctory in approach

  • Service is always excellent, no changes needed

  • This experience was fine. Last experience not so good. Two tests were prescribed during face to face meeting but were never followed up on until my regular dr called about a year later. Tests were immediately ordered and were completed shortly thereafter.

  • Dr Schwengle was very friendly, comforting, and knowledgeable about my medical history.

  • Saw the physicians assistant immediately and the doctor shortly thereafter. Entire appt lasted 15 minutes.One annoying procedure is the request to show my Medicare card every time I go for a repeat appointment. Nothing has changed with the Federal program as far as I am concerned.

  • Years and years of top-notch care...Appreciated!

  • I was having a problem and they took me right in.


  • Provider is very knowledgeable about my health condition. Try not to schedule too many appointments at one time.

  • It was good as provided. No complaints at all.

  • He kept it simple, not short.

  • Concern about my health

  • No comments. Front desk staff and doctor did what was expected in a courteous and professional way.

  • Dr takes time listen to your concerns

  • He always gave me the (INAUDIBLE)

  • I appreciate the time given to discuss changes I am experiencing.

  • Dr. Schwengel & staff were very accommodating. There was no waiting, I was taken into exam room & seen after just a few minutes.

  • every thing was good. Thanks


  • Bloodwork was ordered in August which I went in and had done. The provider did not have it The office staff are supposed to be tracking it down. I have not heard anything yet. Presume at some time will have to repeat. If bloodwork is ordered the office should check it is done and given to Dr 3 months have gone by and it is not available

  • Great experience

  • Dr. Schwengel is an amazing cardiologist. Great bedside manner. Would 10/10 recommend!

  • I was totally satisfied with the experience. I see no room for improvement.

  • Everything went as planned with the visit. It was on time and the usual pre doctor visit tests were completed (blood pressure, pulse rate, oxygen level, etc. along with an EKG). Saw the doctor and it went fine. Need a blood test next month with Dr. Boyle to complete my visit with cardiology.

  • Aside from being seen on time. I had a few questions that I had answered to my satisfaction. Everything is positive as far as I'm concerned.

  • all staff personal treated me with kindness and respect

  • Very thorough exam , excellent care

  • I did not receive an appointment reminder telephone call, but the office indicated that their automated system indicated that an automated message was left, and the date it was left. Clearly the automated system was improperly programmed, and most likely started leaving a message before my answering machine finished my message, and finished with leaving a useless message that was not traceable to the Doctor, because the phone number was not the Doctor's phone number.

  • Doctor scheduled me for tests immediately. My condition was thoroughly explained and future appointments were scheduled.I was notified of one test result on the same day.

  • Everyone was polite and considerate.

  • Everyone was courteous and concerned.

  • Dr Schwengel has been my cardiologist for 21 years nothing needs change

  • The staff was very helpful The dr was great best in giving the information and answered all my questions

  • Everything was done timely and smoothly throughout the process. I feel comfortable there.

  • Everyone in office is professional, friendly and courteous.They put you at ease.They do not "rush" you through an appt.Thank you Dr.Schwengel!

  • I was very happy with how attentive the Doctor was. He took his time to really listen to my concerns. He explained in detail to me what was going on with me. I was seen in a timely manner. The clinic was clean and the staff was pleasant.

  • Dr. Schwengel was concise and explained my health situation and his concerns. Hen explained what test was needed before prescribing the drug that could be useful to me.

  • Continue to do what you are doing very nice

  • The appointment was excellent

  • not much

  • None needed.

  • The staff when I walked in were extremely helpful and and the girl who did my EKG was very efficient. And I really enjoy and relish. Dr. Schwengel's views on my health.

  • The doctor is great and the facility is great. They balance Covid health with the need for in-person visits very well. I have confidence in my doctor's care and advice because he explains everything as thoroughly as I request and makes sure I have no other questions before I leave the office.

  • Dr. Schwengel listens carefully and takes the time to completely answer my questions.

  • Super Dr. An staff.

  • Visit was very smooth and professional. Ambiguities in treatment were clearly defined.

  • Dr. Robert Schwengel has given me compassionate, helpful and most professional care during the 14 years I have been in his care. His explanations to questions regarding my health are thorough. The staff is always courteous and competent.

  • Dr Schwengel always knows me and my health issues and is very good at listening and answering my questions.

  • Great group. Kind and thorough

  • Everything was fine. I was treated with respect.

  • Everyone in the office is always so nice and friendly and they do their job very well. I always feel like I am important to them.

  • Doctor and staff are really nice and caring. Very outgoing.

  • Dr. Schwengel and his staff are always very informed, professional, knowledegable and courteous.

  • Very Compassionate. Listened carefully to everything I had to say and I walked out with a smile on my face feeling like I'm in good hands

  • I felt safe that everyone was following the mask & sanitizing guidelines & practice.

  • If I'm going to the lab for blood work would have like more tests than just cholesterol

  • Dr. Schwengel, cardiologist, was superb. His nurse, [Name] was also very professional and thorough

  • No additional comments. Visits are always professional and timely.

  • registration, nursing, physician and scheduling staff were 100% top notch.

  • Dr. Schwengel and his superior staff have been treating me for over 20years. The staff are super friendly and caring about me and my health. Dr. Schwengel and I have been through a lot with my cardiac issues but there is no one better to have counseled me, treated me, and cared for me than him!

  • No problems good experience as usual

  • Great Doctors and excellent friendly support staff.

  • More prompt replies to my health concerns I ended up in the emergency room in serious condition.

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