Our Physicians

Dr. Michael Silvester

Dr. Michael Silvester received undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia. He completed his Family Practice residency at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He returned to Virginia in 1979, when he opened Orange Family Physicians. Dr. Silvester is Board Certified in Family Medicine and enjoys seeing patient of all ages with any problems.

Dr. Lawrence Keller

Dr. Lawrence Keller received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia and completed his residency training in Family Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, Fairfax Program. Dr. Keller is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He joined Orange Family Physicians in 1983.

Dr. Nancy Schmitz

Dr. Nancy Schmitz graduated from Cornell University and received her medical degree from the University of Illinois. She moved to Virginia in 1980 for her residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Virginia. Following her residency, she joined Orange Family Physicians in 1989. Dr. Schmitz has a special interest in initiatives to improve the quality of medical care and has served on the Board as the Central Virginia Medical Director of SQCN. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to complete DOT/CDL physicals in Virginia.

Dr. Thomas Wolanski

Dr. Thomas Wolanski received his undergraduate degree from Randolph-Macon College and his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Wolanski is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Following his residency, he joined Orange Family Physicians in 1991. Dr. Wolanski enjoys seeing patients for preventative care, urgent care situation such as lacerations, orthopedic injuries, and pediatric patients for any reason.

Dr. Matthew Giese

Dr. Matthew Giese graduated from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania and received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Virginia  and after joined Orange Family Physicians in 2004. Dr. Giese is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He enjoys sports medicine, urgent care situations such as lacerations and orthopedic injuries, and generally caring for the whole family.

Dr. Amy Cooley

Dr. Amy Cooley graduated from James Madison University and received her medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, West Virginia. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at University of Virginia. Following her residency she completed a fellowship in Family Medicine. Dr. Cooley is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She joined Orange Family Physicians in 2008. Dr. Cooley’s   special interests include all aspects and variety of family medicine with emphasis on women’s and children’s preventative care.

Angela Athar, Family Nurse Practitioner

Angela Athar, Family Nurse Practitioner, completed her Bachelors of Science of Nursing at Florida State University and received her Masters of Science of Nursing from University of Central Florida. Angela enjoys caring for people across the lifespan. Her special interests include children, well woman exams, and diabetic education and teaching. Angela joined OFP April 2015.

Kasey Talley, Family Nurse Practitioner

Kasey  Talley, Family Nurse Practitioner, completed her Bachelors of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and received her Masters of Science of Nursing from James Madison University. Kasey joined Orange Family Physicians in March 2017.

 


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