OUR CLINICIANS

RAYMOND P. MAROTTA, MD

Dr. Raymond Marotta and his family
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.

KRYSTYNA PORTELL, FNP-BC

Krystyna and her family

Krystyna earned her Masters in Nursing from the University of Virginia. She worked at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital for 9 years before earning her NP degree. Krystyna and her husband enjoy spending time with family and friends, but their greatest joy is spending time with their young daughter.

 

FLORIE FOURNIER, PA-C

Florie

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.

KATHERINE PETERSON, FNP-BC

Katherine Peterson and family

Katherine grew up in Richmond and attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate degree, majoring in French and minoring in African history. Her degree was inspired by her interest in Haiti after several mission trips. She moved to Denver, Colorado after college to spread her wings for a few years. While interning with Water for People and reflecting on career next steps, she felt drawn to go back to school to become a nurse and people in a different way.

She attended the University of Noth Caroline at Chapel Hill for her Bachelor’s in Nursing degree. She worked at Duke Hospital on a medicine step-down unit for two years before moving back to Charlottesville to pursue her Master’s degree in Nursing from University of Virginia. During graduate school, Katherine worked as a nurse at UVA’s Emily Couric Cancer Center with the Medical Breast Oncology team. She is particularly passionate about preventive care and helping patients make healthy lifestyle choices. She also loves seeing OB patients! She and her husband, Erik, have settled down in Albermarle County with their son, Graham, their dog, Penny, and their cat, Django.

MICHELLE CARROLL, FNP-BC

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 KISTNER, FNP

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.