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East Greenwich

Our Clinicians

Please note that you may only request an appointment with a Coastal clinician you have seen before. If you are a new patient or wish to change providers please call 1-800-508-4908.

Lisa Ahava, PA-C, MPH, MHS

Lisa Ahava received a Masters of Public Health and a Masters of Science in Health Sciences as a Physician Assistant from George Washington University. She specializes in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Before joining Coastal Medical, Lisa worked at the Westerly Hospital and private out-patient practices. She has been working in Coastal’s East Greenwich office since 2009 and continues to work with patients who have dermatological issues.

David L. Fried, MD, F.A.C.P.

Dr. Fried is a board certified practicing internist and currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Coastal Medical, Inc., an organization which he cofounded in 1995. He serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Medicine at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and Medical Director at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. He serves as Medical Director of Omega Medical Research, Inc., where he has acted as the Chief Principal Investigator on over 300 clinical trials. Dr. Fried obtained his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine and completed his residency training at Rhode Island Hospital in the Brown University Affiliated Program in Internal Medicine.

Leadership Roles:
Chair, Board of Directors, Coastal Medical, Inc.
Chair, Board of Managers, Coastal Care Medical Management etc.

Chair, Governance Committee
Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
Physician Champion, East Greenwich Office

Kristen Hubbard, MD

Kristen Hubbard, MD, is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and completed her residency at UConn Health Center, CT.

Pamela J. Lauria, MSN, NP

Pamela Lauria earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island. Before joining Coastal Medical, she worked at Rhode Island Hospital in the medical/surgical unit. She has been with Coastal since October 1997. Pam enjoys dance, travel, and everything Disney.

Patricia A. Martino, MSN, NP

Patricia Martino received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Simmons College. Prior to joining Coastal Medical, Patricia worked at Thundermist Health Center. In 2015 she joined Coastal in the East Greenwich office and continues to provide treatment to patients with acute and chronic illnesses.

Katherine Obara, MSN, NP

Katherine Obara received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Yale University. Before joining Coastal Medical, she worked at Lawrence and Memorial Physicians. Her special interests include end of life care and diabetes and she has worked with hospice patients in Rhode Island. She currently works in Coastal Medical’s East Greenwich office.

Christopher Storey, MD

Dr. Christopher Storey is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY and completed his residency at University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Residency Program, Farmington, CT.  In his free time, Dr. Storey enjoys cooking and likes to travel.