Carla Vaccaro, MD

Carla Marie Vaccaro, MD

Family Medicine Physician

Carla Vaccaro, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician with Jamestown Family Practice, a Lifespan Physician Group practice. She is certified in basic cardiac life support from the American Heart Association.

Before rejoining the Jamestown Family Practice in 2023, Dr. Vaccaro worked as a staff physician at the University of Rhode Island, a school physician with the town of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and a staff physician with Salve Regina University, among a number of other physician roles in her more than 20 years of experience.

She received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her residency at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center in Massachusetts and a fellowship in maternal child health at Brown University’s department of family medicine and the Blackstone Valley Community Health Clinic in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College Health Association.

Dr. Vaccaro speaks Spanish and Japanese.



Jamestown Family Practice
20 Southwest Ave
Jamestown, RI 02835

Lifespan Physician Group Primary Care, Newport, RI
50 Memorial Boulevard
Newport, RI 02840

Lifespan Physician Group Primary Care, Tiverton, RI
711 Main Road
Tiverton, RI 02878


  • Medical School:  University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Fellowship:  Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
  • Residency:  Greater Lawrence Family Health Center