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E. James Monti, Jr., M.D., F.A.A.P.

Carol A. O'Shea, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Maria Starakiewicz, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pranati Jha, M.D.

Kristen-Lyn Martin, RNP

2178 Mendon Rd Cumberland, RI 02864
Phone (401)333-5201  Fax (401)333-5215


We are a General Pediatric Practice in Cumberland, Rhode Island and currently have four physicians on staff. We offer routine well child visits, vaccinations, and sick care. Our patient population ranges from newborns through 18 years of age. We are affiliated with Hasbro Children's Hospital and Women & Infant's Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. 
We are currently accepting new patients.

Our Hours 
The office is open for routine appointments Monday through Friday
10:00 AM-4:50 PM.

Same day appointments for sick visits are always avaialble. Please call in advance to schedule an appointment.

* The office is open every weekend and holiday, but only for urgent sick visits.
On weekends or holidays, please call in the morning to set up an apointment if your child is sick. The doctor generally arrives at the office by 10:00 am and leaves around 1:00 pm.

You may speak to a doctor directly at any time by calling 333-5201.
This includes nights and weekends (for emergencies only)
Monday - Friday
10:00 PM - 4:50 PM


please call in the morning for a sick appointment


please call in the morning for a sick appointment


Our Doctors

All our doctors are Board Certified and proud members of the American Academy of Pediatrics


Dr. Monti

Dr.Monti founded this practice over 20 years ago. He has been a fixture of medicine in Rhode Island for several decades and has taken care of generations of families in Cumberland. He is a graduate of Georgetown Medical School and Providence College.


Dr. O'Shea

Dr. O'Shea has been practicing with PRIMA pediatrics for over 10 years. She is a graduate of Brown University School of Medicine and the residency program at Hasbro Children's Hospital.


Dr. Starakiewicz

Dr. Starakiewicz has been with PRIMA pediatrics for 10 years. She is a graduate of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. She originally did her residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in Neonatology there. She completed her pediatric residency here at the University of Connecticut. She speaks both English and Polish.

Dr. Pranati Jha

Dr Jha joined PRIMA pediatrics in January 2015. She is a graduate of Calcutta Medical College, India. She did her Pediatrics residency from Albany, NY. She also underwent three years of additional training in Pediatric Endocrinology at Cincinnati children's Medical Center, OH. She will be practicing both general pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology (diabetes, disorders of growth, puberty, thyroid, cholesterol and other hormones disorders) at PRIMA pediatrics. She speaks English, Hindi and Bengali.

We accept essentially all major insurances from Massachusetts and Rhode Island.