Our Rheumatology Team

Our Support Staff

Clinical Team – Pod 1
(Nurse Team for Dr. Cannon, Dr. Sherwood and Sally Clark, FNP-C)

L-R Samantha and Mailee

(Clinical Team – Scribe (for Dr. Cannon)

Cassie

Clinical Team – Pod 2
(Nurse Team for Dr. Siegel, Dr. Keck and Fredilynn Lansangan, FNP-C)


Clinical Team: Pod 3
(Nurse Team for Sally Clark, FNP-C and Fredilynn Lansangan, FNP-C)

Tonya M

Clinical Team: Infusion Center

L-R Linda and Dallas

Clinical Team – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Genevieve

Clinical Team – Bone Density Scanning


Finance and Billing Team


Front Desk Team


Practice Manager

Susan Palmer, CAE

Gary R. Siegel, MD

Dr. Siegel is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. He graduated from The Medical College of Virginia and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The Yale-New Haven Hospital. He completed his clinical Rheumatology fellowship at The Medical College of Virginia and was a visiting fellow at The Hammersmith Hospital in London. Dr. Siegel is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, a past-president of The Virginia Society of Rheumatologists, and was the 2003 Achievement Awards Honoree of The Arthritis Foundation of Hampton Roads. He is presently an assistant professor of Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.


Janice C. Sherwood, MD

Dr. Sherwood is a board-certified Rheumatologist. She is a graduate, as well as a faculty member of the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed her internship and residency at the University of South Carolina and completed her Rheumatology fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia. She has been with Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater since 1996. Dr. Sherwood is a member of the American College of Rheumatology. She is also a member of the Virginia Society of Rheumatologists. She served as vice president of this organization in 2004-2005 and president in 2005-2006. In addition, she has been active with the Virginia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.


Michael R. Cannon, MD

Dr. Cannon is a board-certified Rheumatologist who joined Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater in 2005. He is a graduate of the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine. He completed his residency, chief residency and rheumatology fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Commonwealth University Health System). He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and is a regular contributor to the patient education section on arthritis medications (www.rheumatology.org ). Dr. Cannon works with the Eastern Virginia Medical School as a community preceptor. He previously served as the president of the Virginia Society of Rheumatologists. Additionally, he is a member of the Virginia Society of Rheumatology, the American College of Physicians, and has been active in both the Arthritis Foundation and Lupus Foundation of Virginia.


Dr. Tatiana Keck, MD

Dr. Tatiana Keck is Board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine.  She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Aurora Sinai Medical Center/ University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in 2009. Dr. Keck then completed her fellowship in Rheumatology at Fletcher Allen/University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2014.

She is a graduate of Siberian State Medical University in Russia. She is a member of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). She is fluent in Russian. Dr. Keck joined Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater in 2014.


Sally Clark

Sally Clark is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology from the University of Tennessee, an associate degree in Nursing from Thomas Nelson Community College, and a master’s degree in Nursing from Ball State University. 

Her RN experience includes cardiac telemetry, emergency department, and interventional radiology.  She has worked at a walk-in clinic as a nurse practitioner and is excited to join the Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater team.

She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and is pursuing post-graduate training in rheumatology.


Roopa Achuri, PA
Roopa Achuri, PA

Roopa earned her medical degree from J.J.M. Medical College in India.  She graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences College of Medicine in 2017 with her Master in Physician Assistant Studies. She is board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

Roopa has recently relocated from Neenah, Wisconsin where she was a part of the Rheumatology healthcare team at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center. She is excited to nowbe sharing her many years of Rheumatology experience with us here at Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater.

Outside of work, she enjoys movies, practicing yoga, and spending time outdoors, whether it’s in the park with her children, or hiking and walking.


Emily Hernandez Mackie, PA-C

Emily Hernandez Mackie is a board-certified physician assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She received her Masters of Physician Assistant from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She is a member of Pi Alpha National Honor Society for physician assistants, an honor awarded for her achievements in leadership, research, community service, and academics. She is excited to begin her career specializing in Rheumatology.