Dr. Marotta is a native Virginian. He and his wife, Susie, have four children and are enjoying a family that continues to grow. He is a graduate of M.I.T. and the University of Virginia Medical School. He was elected into the UVA Medical School Honor Society and was chief resident at the UVA Family Practice Residency Program. He was elected into “Best Doctors in America” in 2005. Dr. Marotta has hospital privileges at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Division of Family Medicine within the University of Virginia Health System. His special interests include family-centered obstetrics, adolescent medicine, sports medicine, and office-based medical procedures. Dr. Marotta enjoys the beach and playing and coaching soccer.


Jessica is a long-time resident of the Charlottesville-Albemarle area, having moved from Chesterfield County to attend UVA for her Bachelors degree, with a double major in nursing and psychology, and then also for her Masters of Science in Nursing. Before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, she worked as an RN in the Medical ICU at UVA for several years. Her experience with different patient populations over the years has led Jessica to develop an interest in providing care to patients of varying ages and health statuses, with a special focus on preventative health, women’s health, sick visits, and chronic health care management.

In addition to working, Jessica enjoys giving back to the Charlottesville-Albemarle community through volunteering as a Nationally Registered Paramedic at the local volunteer rescue squad. In her free time, Jessica can often be found spending time with her husband Jonathan and their family, or snuggling with their cats.




Florie recently moved to the Charlottesville area to join FMOA and serve the local community. She finished her Masters of Science, Physician Assistant Studies at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Xavier University. She began her healthcare career working in a family medicine clinic among an underserved community outside of Salt Lake City, UT. She has a heart for meeting a patient’s needs and encouraging them to pursue appropriate lifestyle improvements for preventative care.

She is a woman of faith with a strong involvement in both church and community events. She grew up in Pennsylvania as the youngest child in a family of six. She has loved the outdoors since she was young and her primary areas of interest include hiking, biking, water/snow skiing, and running. She has a basketball fam and Pennsylvania state finalist herself. She completed a marathon in 2015. She is eager to be in the C’ville area to join the UVA fan section, explore the Shenandoah Mountains, and grow in the medical expertise while serving the community and providing care at FMOA.



Michelle CarrollMichelle grew up in Midlothian, VA and attended the University of Virginia for both her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Nursing. Her experience as an oncology nurse at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, D.C. sparked her passion for health promotion and disease prevention inspiring her to become a family nurse practitioner. She loves seeing patients of all ages and has a particular interest in preventative exams, chronic disease management, and office procedural visits.

Michelle recently moved to Charlottesville with her fiancé, Matt, from Charlotte, NC. The two are so excited to be back in the area, as Charlottesville holds a special place in their hearts. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys running, hiking, cheering on the ‘Hoos, and exploring all C’ville has to offer!


Toni KistnerToni grew up in New Jersey and studied English Literature at NYU and Hunter College. She raised her three children in New York City, then moved them to Portland Maine, and later to Cambridge, Mass.  There, she worked on several health-related startups and decided to pursue a career in nursing. Upon graduating from Salem State University in 2011, Toni moved with her husband Jim to Charlottesville to work at UVA.

Toni first specialized in rehabilitation nursing, then joined the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center in medical oncology in 2015.  Eager to expand her nursing practice, Toni entered the George Washington University family nurse practitioner program in Washington DC, and worked in palliative care until the pandemic brought her back to Charlottesville and Emily Couric in March 2020. Upon graduation, Toni wanted to  care for patients of all ages, and has a special interest in women’s and midlife health.

Toni practices hot yoga, meditation, and gratitude, and keeps it simple. She and Jim enjoy keeping up with a large circle of family and friends all over the world, and hope to visit New England by year’s end.