Dr. Peter Shorter, MD

Dr. Peter Shorter, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Shorter, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Westerly, RI. He is 34 years old and has been practicing for 8 years. Dr. Shorter is affiliated with Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, Westerly Hospital and South County Hospital.

17 Wells St Ste 202

Westerly, RI 02891

Contact Information

(401) 596-3313

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Shorter does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shorter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shorter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shorter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shorter to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Shorter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Shorter accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shorter has admitting privileges

Lawrence and Memorial Hospital
365 Montauk Ave
New London, CT 06320
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South County Hospital
100 Kenyon Ave
Wakefield, RI 02879
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Westerly Hospital
25 Wells St
Westerly, RI 02891
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