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Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA

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With the rise of COVID-19 cases in our region, Mary Washington Medical Group offices are limiting waiting room access for your health and safety. If you or your child has an appointment, please call the office from your car before entering the building. Only one support person or parent may accompany the patient inside. Please note that patients and visitors are required by law to wear masks in all healthcare facilities, regardless of vaccination status.


  • Fredericksburg
    3310 Fall Hill Avenue
    Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
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  • Spotsylvania
    4710 Spotsylvania Parkway
    Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
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  • Stafford
    90 Greenspring Drive
    Stafford, Virginia 22554
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At Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA, our highly skilled physicians and staff bring local expertise to you and your family. Using state-of-the-art technologies, we deliver treatment that's customized just for you.

We focus on your specific needs and goals to help you live life with less discomfort and resume the activities you love. As a multi-specialty orthopedic practice, we offer medical and surgical treatment for all orthopedic conditions. Click on a specialty to learn more and meet our physicians.

Mary Washington Physical Therapy

Stafford Lakes, a department of Stafford Hospital

Our Physicians

Kostas J. Constantine, MD

best of the burg winnerHand, Wrist & Upper Extremity

Education and Experience

Dr Constantine

Brian T. McDermott, MD

Knee & Hip Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine

Education and Experience

Dr Brian McDermott

Kenneth J. Accousti, MD

Shoulder & Elbow, Sports Medicine

Education and Experience

Dr Ken Accousti

David A. Zijerdi, MD

General, Joint & Trauma, Sports Medicine

Education and Experience

Ali R. Hashemi, MD

General Orthopedics, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Pediatric Orthopedics

Education and Experience

Wahid M. Baqaie, MD

Cervical, Thoracic & Lumbar Spine Surgery and Medicine

Education and Experience

Christopher J. Richards, MD

Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma

Education and Experience

Michael F. Bowen, DPM, FACFAS

Board certified foot and ankle surgery

Education and Experience

Physician Assistants

Patricia K. Keenan, PA-C

Patricia graduated with a bachelor’s in biology from the State University of New York at Cortland. She earned an additional BS from George Washington University graduating from the physician assistant program in 1997. She has been specializing in orthopedics for 12 years and primarily works with Dr. Brian McDermott assisting in all aspects of patient care including surgical first assist.

Education and Experience

Joy R. Riley, MMS, PA-C

Joy received her bachelor’s in health science from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania while a member of the LHU Lady Eagles basketball team. She completed the physician assistant program at Emory University School of Medicine, where she earned a master’s degree in December of 1991. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has a 16 year clinical experience in neurosurgery and is proficient in adult spine and general orthopedics. She joined FOA in 2008, working closely with Dr. Accousti, sharing a special interest in disorders affecting the shoulder.

Education and Experience

Nicole D. Payette, PA-C

Nikki received her bachelor’s degree in sports medicine and health and exercise science from Guilford College. Nicole was a college athlete and student athletic trainer while in her undergraduate education. She went on to complete her master’s degree in physician assistant studies at Jefferson College of Health Sciences. She works primarily with Dr. Zijerdi assisting in all clinical aspects including patient care and surgical assist. She is a member of multiple organizations including the AAPA and VAPA.

Education and Experience

Kaitlyn M. Forster, PA-C

Kaitlyn received her bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech. She attended Shenandoah University where she completed the Physician Assistant program and received her master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She works in the clinical setting primarily with Dr. Constantine treating patients with conditions and injuries involving the upper extremity.

Stacey A. Waldron, PA-C

Stacey received her bachelors in Health Sciences from James Madison University in 2014. She went on to work as a clinic assistant in a physical therapy for 2 years prior to returning to JMU to complete her Masters in Physician Assistant studies. She graduated in December 2018. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She previously spent 2 years working as a PA in Spine and Pain Management. She joined Mary Washington Orthopedics in early 2021 and works closely with Dr. Baqaie, with a focus on disorders affecting the spine.


Kate J. Lee, PA-C

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