About Us

We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of
musculoskeletal and rheumatic disorders.

We Are Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater

Welcome to Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater where we specialize in the management of arthritis, rheumatic diseases, and osteoporosis. 

Rheumatic diseases are a group of more than 100 disorders causing arthritis pain in the joints and stiffness in the muscles and tissues. These diseases may also cause inflammation in the connective tissues of other parts of the body.

Rheumatic diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, vasculitis, myositis, bursitis, and tendonitis, among others. Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality, compassionate healthcare from a dedicated team of rheumatologists.


Years of Experience


Expert Staff

Why Choose Us

At ACoT, we don’t view our practice as just simply providing medical care. We, including all staff, see ourselves as serving our community. Medicine is very personal, and we strive to show compassion as we administer care to our patients.

High-Quality Lab

CLIA-Certified In-House Lab has a full-time LPN/Lab Technician as well as a phlebotomist on staff.


Year in and year out, we continue to shine. Best of Tidewater and Coastal Virginia Top Docs.

Personal Care

Medicine is very personal, we strive to show compassion as we administer care to our patients.

Qualified Staff

70+ years of combined expertise from our expert staff ready to help care for you from start to finish.

Our Providers​

Arthritis Consultants of Tidewater (ACoT) is one of the leading rheumatology practices in Hampton Roads comprised of three (3) board-certified Rheumatologists, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and two board-certified physician’s assistants.

Michael R. Cannon

M.D., F.A.C.R.

Tatiana Keck

M.D., F.A.C.R.

Janice Sherwood

M.D., F.A.C.R.

Roopa Achuri


Faye Tomawis



933 First Colonial Road, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23454