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. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, caring and conscientious foot care possible utilizing state of… 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

Gastonia

Drs. David Kirlin, Ryan Meredith, Wagner Santiago, and Randall Contento are podiatrists in Gastonia, 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 Gastonia are board certified… Continue Reading

Dr. Amber Treaster

Dr. Amber Treaster was raised in Marine City, Michigan, where she graduated Valedictorian from Marine City High School. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She continued to graduate with honors from the College of Podiatric Medicine at Chicago Medical School, earning her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM).  She completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The training was inclusive of exposure in all areas of foot and ankle surgery, including forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive procedures.  Dr. Treaster has been living in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 2007, where she happily practices podiatric medicine with… Continue Reading

Dr. Daniel Yarmel

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Daniel Yarmel obtained his doctorate from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Next, he completed four years of residency with extensive podiatric medical and surgical training at The University of Pennsylvania’s Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. The training focused on all areas of foot and ankle surgery, including elective and non-elective forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive procedures, trauma of the foot and ankle, diabetic limb preservation, and applications in internal and external fixation.   In 2006 Dr. Yarmel traveled to Venezuela for Operacion Caminar 3, a medical mission that evaluated and performed reconstructive surgical… Continue Reading

Dr. Matthew Rien

Dr. Matthew Rien was raised in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. He went on to become a proud “Hokie” and received his bachelor’s of science degree from Virginia Tech University. Following his undergraduate education, he went on to obtain his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University.  After graduating, Dr. Rien went on to complete a three-year podiatric medicine and surgical residency at Bellevue Hospital, a level 1-trauma center associated with New York University. During his training, he served as Chief Resident. He was responsible for the management of junior residents, lecturing on various educational topics, and moderating surgical skills labs…. Continue Reading