Bob Archuleta, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Archuleta resides in Midlothian, Virginia, with his wife of 38 years, Felice. Their son, Henry is married to Elena, and is practicing law in Newport News with the Atlantic 10 Conference. Their daughter, Christine, is in graduate school at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Dr. Archuleta has practiced general pediatrics at Pediatric Associates PC for thirty-five years. He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado and is board certified in Pediatric Medicine. In 2004 he received certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and was recertified in 2012. Dr. Archuleta was recently honored and inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, one of only a few pediatricians in the country to have earned such a distinction
Dr. Archuleta received the President’s Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for founding Noah’s Children, a pediatric hospice program that offers hospice, palliative care and bereavement support to children and families. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service for Ministry to Children Award by the Richmond Academy of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Archuleta has served as Medical Director of Noah’s Children for 18 years. He has been listed in the “Best Doctors of America” for the past ten years. Dr. Archuleta also served as Bundy Professor and Chair of Community Pediatrics at VCU for a two year appointment, during which time he led the development of VCU’s Department of Pediatrics Palliative Care and Pain Management Program.
Tracey Deal, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Deal resides in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband, Dr. Clifford Deal, and two children, Claire and Jackson. Dr. Deal has practiced at Pediatric Associates PC for over 14 years. She completed her residency at Medical College of Virginia and received her medical degree from the University of Virginia and is board certified in Pediatric Medicine. Dr. Deal participates in the Preceptorship mentoring program for medical students and pediatric residents and has served as Assistant Clinical Processor of Family Medicine and Pediatrics at MCV and VCU. She is a board member of the Commonwealth Parenting Community educational for parents. Dr. Deal is currently listed in the “Best Doctors of America”. Dr. Deal enjoys tennis, swimming, and reading.
Dominick Pastore, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Pastore resides in Chesterfield, Virginia, with his wife, Christine, and four children, Nick, Vince, Lucia, and Nina. Dr. Pastore has practiced at Pediatric Associates PC for over 19 years. Dr. Pastore received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and is board certified in Pediatric Medicine. Dr. Pastore participates in MCV and VCU’s Preceptorship mentoring program for medical students and pediatric residents. He has served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Pediatrics at MCV and VCU and is a past President of the Richmond Pediatric Society. Dr. Pastore enjoys organizing youth sports, skiing, and spending time with his family.
Tim O’Neil, M.D., FAAP
Dr. O’Neil resides in Powhatan, Virginia with his wife, Tammy and three of their five children, Patrick, Brennan and Kimberly. Their older daughters, Jessica and Shannon have matured and left the nest for the real world. Tammy and Tim are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their first granddaughter in the late spring of 2016. They have two cats and a dog. Dr. O’Neil has practiced at Pediatric Associates for over two decades and is board certified in Pediatrics. A native of Bethesda, Maryland, Dr. O’Neil received his undergraduate degree at UVA in Chemistry and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his pediatric residency at MCV as well where he served as Chief Resident of Pediatrics. Dr. O’Neil was awarded several teaching awards from MCV for his contributions in the Preceptorship mentoring program for medical students and pediatric residents. He has served as Chief of Pediatrics at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital for six years. Dr. O’Neil has been named “Best Pediatric Doctor” in the Richmond magazine and recently received an award for best bedside manner from the publication Our Health Richmond. Dr. O’Neil has always enjoyed watching his children play sports, golf and spending time with his children.
Carrilynn Sykes, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Carrilynn Sykes joined Pediatric Associates PC in September 2011. She resides in Goochland, with her husband, Jay, and three children, James, Addison, and William. Dr. Sykes completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia, received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, and is board certified in Pediatric Medicine. Dr. Sykes participates in MCV and VCU’s Preceptorship mentoring program for medical students and residents. She is originally from Goochland, Virginia. She enjoys spending time with her family, church activities, cooking, and is an avid Redskins fan.
Ann Shefferly Cothran, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Cothran joined Pediatric Associates in summer 2017. She resides in Short Pump, Virginia, with her husband, Gregg. They were married in summer 2017 and are enjoying settling into life as newlyweds. Dr. Cothran completed her residency in Pediatrics at Duke Children’s Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. During her time at Duke Children’s, Dr. Cothran received the Appleseed Award for her mentorship and teaching of medical students. Dr. Cothran received her medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. She considers herself a “double Hoo” as she also received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from UVA. Dr. Cothran is originally from Midlothian, VA, and she enjoys jogging, reading, biking, and spending time with her family.
Abigail Easter, CPNP
Mrs. Easter joined Pediatric Associates in February 2016. She resides in Henrico, VA with her husband, Jason and their two cats. Abbey received her BSN from James Madison University and her MSN from VCU. She is an active member of NAPNAP (National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners). Prior to joining Pediatric Associates, she worked in urgent care and as a registered nurse for in-patient pediatrics. Abbey is a JMU Dukes fan and enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors.
Victoria Barnes, FNP-C
Mrs. Barnes joined Pediatric Associates PC in February 2017. Tory grew up here in Midlothian. She earned her B.S. in Nursing from VCU and her M.S. in Nursing from Maryville University. She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to joining Pediatric Associates, she worked as a registered nurse for VCU Medical Center for 8 years. Tory resides in Midlothian, Virginia with her husband, Thomas, their two children, Hudson and Brooklyn, and their dog. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, sailing, and spending time outdoors.
Jocelyn Kuhns, PA-C
Ms. Kuhns resides in Williamsburg, Virginia, and joined Pediatric Associates in March 2011. Jocelyn is an active member of AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants). She received her BS in biology from VCU and her MS in PA studies from James Madison University. Ms. Kuhns also holds a MS in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins with a focus on Molecular Targets and Drug Development. Prior to joining Pediatric Associates, Jocelyn worked as a medical assistant in vascular surgery. She also participated in a variety of intramural sports such as soccer and volleyball while attending JMU. Ms. Kuhns loves the beach, basketball, and spending time with family and friends.