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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.

Yolande Lockett, PhD, RNP

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 with three doctors and two nurse practitioners. We offer routine check-ups, vaccinations, and sick care for newborns through college age patients. We are affiliated with Hasbro Children's Hospital and Women & Infant's Hospital in Providence. Our doctors are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! *We are currently accepting new patients.

Our Hours 
The office is open for routine appointments Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-4:50 PM.
We do not close for lunch.
Same day appointments for sick visits are always avaialble. Please call in advance to schedule an appointment.

* The office is also 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 and leaves around 1, although it varies with the season - winter is busier and the doctor stays later, summer is slower.

You can also 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 - 4:45 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 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 five 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.

Our Nurse Practitioners


Yolande Patenaude-Lockett, RNP, PhD.

Yolande is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who has been with PRIMA pediatrics for 11 years. She has an M.S.N. from Indiana University, a PhD. from University of Connecticut, and is an Associate Professor of Nursing at RIC.

Kristen-Lyn Martin, RNP

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