1013 Eden Way N, Ste B Chesapeake, VA 23320

MEET OUR TEAM

LAURA MELSHEIMER, FNP-BC

Laura is our Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in regenerative medicine and orthopedic injections.

Laura brings over twelve years of experience in the nursing field. Throughout her career, she has gravitated toward her passion for health promotion and “health care” vs “sick care.” Laura’s dynamic philosophy of patient care incorporates treating the whole person as a system and working together to alleviate root causes of illness.

In addition to loving cats and dogs, Laura loves spending time with her husband and two children. She is a proud Navy wife and has served as an Ombudsman for several years within her community. Laura finds peace and strength through yoga, running, and cooking.

CHRISTINE WAGNER, Office Manager

Christine is a proud military spouse that relocated to the Hampton Roads area 3 years ago. She is originally from Texas, but has traveled all over the United States. Her favorite duty station was Hawaii. She has been the front office manager for Coastal Regen since January 2019.

Christine enjoys listening to her daughter play the acoustic guitar, watching her son play travel baseball and running with her two yellow labs, Annie Mae and Big Tex.

Dr. Oronde Smith, MD

Dr. Smith graduated from NYU School of Medicine and completed his residency in emergency medicine at NYU/Bellevue Hospital in New York.  While in New York  he served as the medical director of Emergency Medical Services at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, and helped to devise city, state, and regional responses to potential natural and manmade disasters in conjunction with the Greater New York Hospital Association.  Dr. Smith relocated to Altoona Pennsylvania, where he served as the Assistant Director of the Emergency Department for Altoona Regional Health System.

Additionally he served as the medical director for the Blair County 911 Dispatch Service.  He was later recruited to serve as the Chairman of the Emergency Department at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center in Fredericksburg Virginia.  He is currently working as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Northern Virginia.  He is excited to bring his many years of experience to Coastal Regenex.