Melissa Caldwell, Practice Manager

I have been working in the medical field for the past 19 years. I am the Practice Manager at Dynamic Foot and Ankle Center and it’s an absolute pleasure for me to service our patients and community. It is important to me that each of our patients and family members have a memorable experience each time they are here in our offices. I enjoy being able to build relationships with my Dynamic Foot and Ankle Center team, our patients, and our communities. I am the mom to two future leaders, Bethany and Bryce and a fur baby named Chance. I enjoy spending time at the beach, watching Virginia Tech play football, trying new makeup techniques, and cheering for my son on the football field and baseball diamond. I look forward to helping you feel great one step at a time.


Fernanda Flamenco, Lead Medical Assistant


Patient Support Staff


Serena Raczkowski


Jennifer Pates

I am happy to announce that I joined Dynamic Foot and Ankle Center in 2021 as the surgical coordinator. I was born and raised in Virginia. I have been in the medical field for the past 16 years. My goal is to provide exceptional communication with our patients throughout the surgery scheduling process. In my free time I like to spend quality time with the 3 children. I am also a member of a local roller derby team.


Fredericksburg Location


Candi Talbott, Medical Assistant

I have been in the medical field for over 20 years. I thoroughly enjoy patient care. I was a lead medical assistant instructor for an Allied Health College for several years. Patients often ask me, “why feet”- when you consider other parts of the body, feet are not always a bad thing. I enjoy reading non-fiction books, spending time with my family and dog, and going to the beach.


Faye Heivly, Medical Assistant

I am a medical assistant here at the Fredericksburg location. I started my medical journey back in 2010. I was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and raised there till the age of 8. I then moved to Ocala, Florida where I lived till 2020 when I moved to Fredericksburg, Virginia. My goal is to provide excellent patient care and use my skills to the fullest. In my free time I love to learn about nutrition, running , nature adventures and going to the beach.


Brandi Proffitt

I am a medical assistant for Dynamic Foot and Ankle Center at the Fredericksburg location. I was born and raised in Spotsylvania, Virginia. My goal is to provide our patients with compassionate and excellent care. I believe that it is extremely important to help our patients feel comfortable in the care they receive. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband and our two daughters. If we aren’t on the farm, we are at the beach.


Lorton Location


Ashley Monlina, Receptionist

I’m a Medical Receptionist at the Lorton office. I’m from Laurel, Maryland but grew up in Virginia. My goal is to provide knowledge to our patients of their insurance plans, so they leave satisfied understanding all of their coverage/benefits with us. Fun fact about me is I love to groom dogs in my free time!


Bianca Lopez, Physician Liaison

I am pleased to state that Dynamic Foot and Ankle Center is my first medical job. I have learned so much about going beyond patient care as a medical assistant and now as the Physician Liaison of Dynamic. I am utterly grateful to be a part of an honest, compassionate and heart filling team. I was born and raised in Virginia, but my heart and soul originate from El Salvador. I enjoy being a unique makeup artist expressing my individuality and creativity, daily. My favorite thing to do in my free time is spend time with my beagle/foxhound mix son, Louie.


Heidi Hernandez, Medical Assistant

I am a medical assistant at Dynamic Foot and Ankle center located in Lorton. I was born and raised in Woodbridge, Virginia. This is my first job being a medical assistant. I have learned so much already and my goal is to make sure patients feel heard and understood. A fun fact about me is that I love to learn about cars.


Jessica Newman

I am a medical assistant at Dynamic Foot and Ankle Center at the Lorton location. I was born in Virginia and raised in Georgia. I have been a medical assistant for the last 7 years. I joined this excellent team in 2022 and I have already learned so much. I strive to give exceptional patient care and to grow as an individual. In my free time I love spending quality time with my daughter and traveling.