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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.

Keelin Walsh, P.A.-C 

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




We are currently accepting new patients.

UPDATE: Our office will close at 12:00 noon on 3/14/17 due to impending inclement weather.

We are a general pediatric practice in Cumberland, Rhode Island with four physicians and one physicians' assitant currently on staff. We offer routine well child visits, vaccinations and sick care. We are committed to providing comprehensive medical care for patients from birth to 18 years of age. We are affiliated with Hasbro Children's Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

Our Hours 

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

* The office is open on Saturday morning for urgent sick visits only.

 You may speak to a doctor directly by calling 401-333-5201 during normal business hours.
An on-call physician is available to speak with on nights and weekends (for emergencies only).
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


please call in the morning for a sick appointment


CLOSED (as of 5/1/16)



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.


Keelin Walsh, PA-C

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