Dr. Tori Simmons

Dr. Tori Simmons is a 2010 graduate Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now known as Kent State University School of Podiatric Medicine). She went on to complete her residency at Charlie Norwood VA Hospital- 3 years with training including but not limited to general podiatry, forefoot surgery and wound care. She is a Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Medicine and a Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine.  Dr. Tori simmons Resides in Charlotte with husband and their son. She enjoys community service and spending time with her family.

Dr. Kevin Molan

Originally from Long Island, Dr. Molan is a Graduate of State University of New York at Stoney Brook, Bachelor of Science, Biology. He has been an active member of the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society  (NCFAS) North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society (NCFAS) since 1996 and served as Vice President 2001-2002.  Dr. Molan and his wife Karen relocated to the Charlotte area in 1989, where he was in private practice until he merged with Dr. Miller and Kaiser in 1994, and together they formed Carmel Foot Specialists. Dr. Molan and Karen have three grown children and have recently become… Continue Reading

Dr. Richard Lind

Dr. Lind is a Graduate from Indiana University, BA Biology, BA Chemistry. Dr. Lind relocated to the Charlotte area in 2005 and joined Carmel Foot Specialists in 2009. He is an active member of the NCFAS and ACFAS and currently serves as chairman of the Podiatry section at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center. He takes a particular interest in Sports Medicine and Ankle reconstruction surgery. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, hiking, and being outdoors.  He has one son, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, and currently attends Case Western Reserve University for Anesthesialy Assistant degree.

Dr. Barbara Kaiser

Dr. Barbara Kaiser is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, with a BS in biology. She went on to graduate magma cum laude from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine followed by a surgical preceptorship at the Ridgeland Foot Clinic. She is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. She and her husband, Dr Richard Miller, have 2 grown children.She enjoys any outdoor and athletic activity  including walking , running, hiking , golf and yoga. She has completed 5 marathons, a 20 mile trail run, and hiked part of the… Continue Reading

Charlotte, NC (Myers Park)

Drs. Kevin Molan, Barbara Kaiser, Richard Miller, Richard Lind, and Tori Simmons are podiatrists in Charlotte, NC. Our comprehensive foot and ankle specialists treat patients of all ages. If you have a skin, bone, joint, tendon, ligament, muscle or nerve problem, we are the foot and ankle specialists for you!  Come see us for the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options. Our doctors and staff will work with you to solve your foot and ankle problems in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. We offer a warm, caring atmosphere with comprehensive foot and ankle treatments. Our podiatrists in Charlotte are… Continue Reading

Charlotte, NC (South Charlotte)

Drs. Kevin Molan, Barbara Kaiser, Richard Miller, Richard Lind, and Tori Simmons are podiatrists in Charlotte, NC. Our comprehensive foot and ankle specialists treat patients of all ages. If you have a skin, bone, joint, tendon, ligament, muscle or nerve problem, we are the foot and ankle specialists for you!  Come see us for the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options. Our doctors and staff will work with you to solve your foot and ankle problems in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. We offer a warm, caring atmosphere with comprehensive foot and ankle treatments. Our podiatrists in Charlotte are… Continue Reading

Dr. Randall Contento

Dr. Contento was raised in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Elon University with a BS in biology. He received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed a 4 year podiatric surgical residency at University of Pennsylvania Presbyterian Medical Center with comprehensive training in wound care, reconstructive forefoot, rearfoot and ankle surgery.  Dr. Contento has been in private practice since 2009 and joined Gaston Foot and Ankle Specialists in 2017. Dr. Contento is a Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Surgeons.  He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery as well as… Continue Reading

Dr. Wagner Santiago

Dr. Wagner G. Santiago was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he graduated from Southwest Miami High School. He attended University of South Carolina at Spartanburg where he received a scholarship to play soccer. He then attended school in Jacksonville, Florida where he earned a respiratory therapy license. After several years, he decided to return to medical school where he graduated with honors from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in North Miami Beach, FL earning his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). He completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency at Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh and West Penn Hospital in… Continue Reading

Dr. Ryan Meredith

Dr. Meredith was raised in Cleveland Ohio where he went to Lakewood high school, then he graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 1984 with a BA in sociology and a minor in chemistry. He graduated with departmental honors in sociology. He then went to the Ohio College of podiatric medicine and graduated in 1988. He then did a two-year surgical foot and ankle residency in St. Louis Missouri graduated in 1990. He served as chief resident in his final year of residency. Dr. Meredith joined Gaston Foot and Ankle Associates in August 1990 became a partner in 1992. Dr,… Continue Reading

Dr. David Kirlin

Dr. Kirlin was born and raised in New Jersey, just outside Philadelphia. When he finished his residency training, he moved to Gastonia and founded the practice in 1984. He and his wife Nan have three grown daughters- Becca, Hanna and Maddie. In order to give back to the community, Dr. Kirlin has become involved in politics as a city councilman and enjoys serving the public in this fashion. His other interests include racquetball, hiking, kayaking, traveling, and photography. He enjoys lecturing to civic organizations on podiatric health topics and is available to speak on a variety of current topics.  … Continue Reading