Physician Profiles


Dr. Silva opened Mashpee Family Medicine in August 1984. His vision was to offer outpatient medicine to the local population and tourists. Now, 28 years later Dr. Silva continues to assemble an exceptional group of providers, medical assistants, and administrators to deliver outstanding health care services to the community. As a family practitioner and Health Consultant for the Town of Mashpee, he is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice in Family Medicine. Dr. Silva received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and his MD degree from Tufts Medical School in Boston before completing his residency at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Silva has four adult children, four grandchildren and resides in Mashpee with his wife. When he is not in the medical world, he enjoys hiking, painting, traveling, music, reading, boating and spending time with his family.

  • Board Certified: American Board of Family Medicine
  • Cape Cod Hospital Staff Status: Courtesy
  • Falmouth Hospital Staff Status: Affiliate
  • Hospital Department: Medicine
  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Framingham Union Hospital
  • Residency: University of Connecticut



Dianne Wells is an Adult Nurse Practitioner with more than 25 years in the medical field, currently specializing in Women’s Health. She received her ANP training from George Washington University and her diploma in Nursing from New England Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. She has two grown daughters.



Dr. Qadir joined Mashpee Family Medicine in 2009 after completing his residency at Synergy Medical Education Alliance in Michigan. Born in Boston, Dr. Qadir grew up in Pakistan where he received his MD degree from Army Medical College in Rawalpindi and his pre-medical degree from PAG Inter College in Islamabad. Dr. Qadir also served as a Clinical Instructor at Michigan State University. Dr. Qadir is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He resides on the Cape with his wife with is also a trained physician. They have a one-year old daughter.



Dr. Barnes joined MFM in 2013. He is a Michigan and Wisconsin native and attended College and Medical School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a short stint in the US Army between college and medical school. He practiced Family Medicine in Madison and Wausau, WI until his move to Cape Cod in 1991. On Cape Cod, he practiced until 2003 when he then moved to Central Highlands of Maine, where he worked for the Mayo Practice Associates in the Dover-Foxcroft area until relocation to Cape Cod in December 2012. Dr. Barnes enjoys fishing and photography. He is married with 2 daughters, 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.


Joan Peters-Gilmartin opened MFM in August 1984 with Dr. Silva. Originally trained as an EMT, Joan completed the PA Program at Northeastern University in Boston, returned to MFM and served as MAPA President for many years. Joan continues to reside in Cape Cod with her husband. They share two adult sons and two grandsons.



Colleen Price completed her undergraduate education at Providence College with a BS in Health Policy and Management. She received her MSN and FNP training form Simmons College in Boston. Her background is in community health, working as a nurse with the homeless population in Boston. She runs marathons, travels and spends time with family and friends.



Kori Bainton is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University Master of Physician Assistant Studies program and is NCCPA certified. She joined MFM in May 2013. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She has a background in Emergency Medicine as a PCA and EMT at Sturdy Memorial Hospital where she also works per diem in the ER. Kori is very enthusiastic and passionate about her career and providing quality care for her patients. She has a special interest in working with patients to achieve their personal health goals and remaining attentive to preventative Public Health care tactics.

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