6802 W Rio Grande Ave Ste 1
Kennewick, WA 99336-7684

Hours M to F 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Primary Care, Same Day Sick Urgent Care, Virtual Care, Autism Center of Excellence

Our Team

Our team consists of well-trained, experienced and caring healthcare professionals. Our family-friendly staff enjoy working with kids and interacting with the families. We are continually pursuing continuous medical education to provide most current and appropriate care to our patients and their families. We enjoy what we do and are continually striving to meet your healthcare needs in a loving and respectful way. We look forward to working with you to keep your kids healthy and happy!

dr matta


Pediatrician (Board Certified)
Dr. Shakti Matta has enjoyed working with children and their families for more than 25 years. He founded Pediatrics for You in 2007. His vision has been to provide comprehensive and timely care and maintain continuity of care to promote children’s physical and emotional well being.


  • MBBS (1987), DCH (1989), MD (Pediatrics, 1993): University of Delhi
  • MS (Healthcare Management, 2006):  Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics (2007): Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Rush Children’s Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL, 1995-98

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics (current) 

Outstanding Teaching Resident, Rush Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1998

Teaching Affiliations:

  • Faculty/Preceptor, University of Washington School of Medicine, University of Washington
  • Clinical Faculty/Adjunct Asst. Professor, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine,  Washington State University
  • Adjunct Asst. Professor,  Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Association. He enjoys working with children of all ages and complexity. He has a special interest in newborns, asthma, allergies, ADHD, and children with special health care needs. He also speaks Hindi and some Medical Spanish. He specializes in Autism diagnosis and management along with Carrie Lamb, PAC. Pediatrics for You is a Center of Excellence (COE) for Autism Diagnosis. 
 He continues to provide newborn hospital care at all Kadlec and Trios hospitals. 
Dr. S. Matta lives with his wife, Shelley and two children (Harshil and Sonali), in Richland, WA. He enjoys working in the back yard, designing drip systems for the vegetable garden, hiking and traveling. 


Physician Assistant (Certified)

Born and raised in Great Falls, MT, Carrie spent her childhood enjoying the outdoors and playing sports. Upon graduating from high school, Carrie moved to Washington State to begin her college education. While attending Eastern Washington University, she obtained her Certified Nursing Assistant license and worked part-time at a long-term care facility in Spokane. She completed her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in May 2013. The three-year program at the University of Colorado is a top-ranking program with an emphasis in pediatric medicine.

'I was blessed to begin my PA career with my supervising physician, Dr. Shakti Matta, at Pediatrics for You. One of the best parts about working in Pediatrics is seeing the children’s’ bright smiles every day. It is an amazing feeling to help sick children and play a role in returning those smiles to their faces.'


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Eastern Washington University, WA, 2009
  • Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Colorado , CO, 2013

Board Certification:

  • National Commission on Certified Physician Assistants

She is a proud member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). She enjoys working with children of all ages in close collaboration with Dr. Matta and other members of our health care team.

Carrie is married to Jesse Lamb and lives in Richland, WA, with her husband and a toddler son, Brantley Lamb. In her spare time, Carrie enjoys spending time in the outdoors, snowboarding, camping, fishing, reading, and playing recreational soccer and softball. Carrie also cherishes the time she gets to spend with her friends and family.


Clinic Manager 

She is an avid reader and a writer. Many of her works have been published on an online platform called Medium. She is a Master Gardener and may be frequently found in her garden tending to flowers and vegetables that she loves to raise.

She is married to Dr. Matta and mother to two accomplished children Harshil and Sonali and a bonus daughter Olivia.


Primary Location


6802 W Rio Grande Ave Ste 1,
Kennewick, WA 99336-7684


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm





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