Meet the Doctors

Meet our team at Partners in Pediatrics! Please take a few moments to learn about our skilled practitioners and our friendly, nurturing staff.

At Partners in Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.

A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.

We strive to treat each and every patient as we would want our own children to be treated. Our doctors and staff look forward to building a relationship with you and your family.

  • Dr.
    Michelle Lefebvre

    Dr. Lefebvre graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She attended Brown University School of Medicine, where she was a Champlin Scholar, and served as Vice President of the student senate.  She completed her residency in pediatrics at Hasbro Children's Hospital, served as Chief Resident, and received the Haffenreffer award.  Dr. Lefebvre has been serving families in private practice since 2000, is board certified in pediatrics, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as the Rhode Island Academy of Pediatrics, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown University.

  • Dr.
    Colette Vieau

    Dr. Vieau received her undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta.  She went on to complete her medical education at the Medical School for International Health (a collaboration between Columbia University and Ben Gurion University).  She finished her residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.  Dr. Vieau is board certified in pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Christine Coughlin
    Nurse Practioner

    We are excited to welcome Christine Coughlin, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Christine received her undergraduate degree in biology from Providence College and went on to complete the direct-entry nursing program at Simmons University in Boston, MA.  Christine began work as a pediatric nurse in Wellesley, MA before returning home to RI to complete her clinical rotations focusing on pediatric primary care, earning her Masters of Science in Nursing.   She worked in the cardiac unit at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, then as a nurse practitioner in family medicine, and now joins us to fulfill her goal of providing full time pediatric and adolescent care.  

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