Meet Our Award-Winning Podiatrists In Suffolk, Virginia Beach, & Hampton, Virginia (VA)
40,000+ Happy Patients Have Found Relief For Their Foot & Ankle Pain with Our Podiatrists in Suffolk, Virginia Beach, & Hampton, VA
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Matthew Dairman, DPM MS FACFAS
Founder Of 1Foot 2Foot Centre For Foot And Ankle Care
Dr. Matthew Dairman is the Founder of 1Foot 2Foot Centres, which opened in October of 2006. Dr. Dairman’s 1Foot 2Foot has been named as “Best of Hampton Roads” for over 10 years running, as voted by the readers of The Virginian Pilot. His passion is to provide the community with the absolute best foot and ankle experience available, by delivering the ultimate in technology, customer service, office environment, and podiatric services. He has been named one of America’s Top Podiatrists, and maintains fellowship with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, and Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. He is an Assistant Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Through Dr. Dairman’s expertise, 1Foot 2Foot is recognized as a Center of Distinction for the Lapiplasty 3D bunion correction surgery. His investment in the MLS laser, EPAT, and Swift Microwave Therapy technology allows patients to receive treatment for conditions that would otherwise require surgery. His passion to advance care is further satisfied as Principal Investigator for multiple foot and ankle related clinical trials. Dr. Dairman has developed the Goody2Shoes program that includes a year-round shoe drive providing shoes to those in need and has supported many local and national charities by donating $1 for every patient visit.
Dr. Dairman is from northern New Jersey. Upon graduating from Skidmore College (1994) where “Creative Thinking Matters”, Dr. Dairman completed a Masters in Epidemiology from the SUNY Albany School of Public Health and went on to attend medical school in Chicago at the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science graduating with honors and as a Swanson Independent Scholar in 2000. He completed his residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery under the guidance of Drs. Dan Hatch and Jeff Jensen through the Northern Colorado Podiatric Surgery program. On completion of his residency, he and his very pregnant wife Wendy moved to Suffolk in 2003 where he began practice at Foot Care of Hampton Roads and wife Wendy gave birth to their daughter Lucy one month later. 1Foot 2Foot was formed in 2006 with eight employees as the first of its kind in the country to include a full-scope podiatry practice, medical-grade nail spa and comfort shoe store under one roof. The company has now grown to over 40 wonderful team members, with more expansion planned in the future to serve our community. To this end, Dr. Dairman has partnered 1Foot 2Foot with the world renowned Weil Foot and Ankle Institute, serving as their Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, bringing enhanced opportunities to both team members and patients.
In his spare time, Dr. Dairman is an avid 5k runner, dabbles in yoga and meditation, enjoys a game of pickleball and can sometimes be found on the disc golf course. He also serves as a business consultant, coach and mentor to podiatry practices across the country through Foot and Ankle Business Innovations. A lesser known fact is that Dr. Dairman is quite the renaissance man – a sporadic actor and singer, ukulele and piano player, and digital artist/graphic designer by hobby using the 1Foot 2Foot facilities as his personal gallery. His art has gained national recognition and brightens up offices around the country with his vibrant use of color.
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Marc A. Barbella, DPM FACFAS
Hampton Roads podiatrist Dr. Barbella is native of Philadelphia and had lived in Southern New Jersey for most of the past 35 years. As an undergraduate, Dr. Barbella attended both Temple University and Rowan University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his Doctorate at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, graduating with honors. There he was a recipient of the Langer Biomechanics Group Award for Excellence in Clinical Orthopedics and Biomechanics. He also was inducted into the Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society and The Sterling-Harford Anatomical Honor Society for his academic achievements. He completed his Post Graduate Program in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery at Rutgers University, New Jersey School of Medicine-University Hospital in Newark, NJ.
Prior to joining 1Foot 2Foot, Dr. Barbella had been in private practice in Medford, NJ, since 1999. Dr. Barbella is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery and the American Professional Wound Care Association. He provides expert care in the realm of foot and ankle surgery, wound care and limb salvage, diabetic foot care, sports medicine and biomechanics, orthotic management, foot & ankle trauma, as well as general podiatry. Dr. Barbella’s treatment philosophy focuses on individualized conservative and surgical treatment.
Dr. Barbella enjoys spending time with his family and cooking. He also enjoys gardening, golf, fishing, and shooting sports.
Board-Certified Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Eric Moffett, DPM AACFAS
Hampton Roads podiatrist Dr. Eric Moffett was born and raised in central Florida. He attended the University of Central Florida, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. Afterwards he was accepted into the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where he served as Class President and chair of several student-run committees. During his final year of school, Dr. Moffett completed rotations at hospitals across the nation to understand the different approaches to podiatric medicine in each region.
Dr. Moffett recently completed an intense foot and ankle residency at St. Vincent Health Systems in Indianapolis, IN. The main hospital, a 1,000-bed Level I trauma center, provided an exceptional education in trauma, diabetic foot care, foot and ankle reconstruction, as well as wound care and limb salvage. This included training with Pediatric Orthopedic surgeons from Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, as well as surgeons from the Riley Hospital for Children. Serving as Chief Resident in his third year, Dr. Moffett placed a large focus on academics with all his fellow Podiatry residents while also lecturing to the Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents about foot and ankle pathologies. He was active in the Indiana Podiatric Medical Association, giving resident lectures on various topics and participating in numerous health fairs.
When he is not at work, Dr. Moffett enjoys spending time with his wife and son. Being new to the area, his family is very excited to explore. They are big fans of the zoo and the aquarium. After moving so far from the ocean during Residency and Podiatry school, he is anxious to get back on the water and do some kayaking.
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Gerard Costella, DPM AACFAS
Hampton Roads podiatrist Dr. Gerard Costella was born and raised in New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Moravian College. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Throughout his schooling, Dr. Costella excelled when taking on extracurricular leadership roles and advocacy positions.
Dr. Costella completed a rigorous three-year residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Cooper University Hospital – a Level 1 trauma center located in Camden, New Jersey affiliated with Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. During his training, Dr. Costella played an active role on patient advocacy committees and served as Chief Resident during his final year. Extensively trained in the conservative and surgical treatment of all disorders of the foot and ankle, Dr. Costella promises to bring an upbeat attitude and personalized attention to any of your concerns. He is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Costella is looking forward to calling Hampton Roads his new home and hopes to become a positive influence in the community. Driving over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel puts a smile on his face. When not at work, he can often be found exploring a new restaurant, whipping up a delicious meal at home or being active in recreational sports.
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Devin Carroll, DPM AACFAS
Hampton Roads podiatrist Dr. Devin Carroll, was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University and a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University.
Dr. Carroll completed his three-year surgical residency at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. During his residency, he developed a unique set of surgical skills by regularly performing surgeries with podiatric, orthopedic, plastic, and vascular surgeons. He also developed a good relationship with the infectious disease and primary care doctors and would join them on their rounds when time permitted. He is trained in all aspects of conservative and surgical foot and ankle care including sports medicine, forefoot and rearfoot deformities, diabetic foot care, and limb salvage. Serving as Chief Resident in his third year, Dr. Carroll enjoyed teaching his fellow residents in the operating room as well as the clinic to help them develop their podiatric skills. He is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Outside the office, Dr. Carroll enjoys spending time with his wife, Hillary, and their five children. They love exploring different beaches and parks around the area. His hobbies include cooking, golfing, and camping. After living in South Carolina, Utah, Iowa, and Pennsylvania, Dr. Carroll is excited to plant roots and raise his family in the Tidewater area.
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Dr. Nunzio Misseri, DPM AACFAS
Dr. Nunzio Misseri was born and raised in Sicily, Italy. In 2002, he and his family moved to the United States, residing in North Carolina before settling in Waverly, Virginia. He graduated with Honors in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was elected by his peers as part of the class of 2016 Student Government. Dr. Misseri completed his residency training in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery at Christiana Care Health Services in Delaware, where he served as Chief Resident during his third year.
Dr. Misseri went on to complete an intensive Advanced Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship at University Hospitals Regional Hospitals in Ohio, focusing on sports medicine, foot and ankle trauma, external fixation methods, arthroscopy, and reconstructive surgery. During his fellowship, he was able to attend several fellows courses throughout the country, as well as publish several research papers and case studies.
With his training and clinical experience, Dr. Misseri specializes in conservative and surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions with a particular interest in sports medicine, trauma, reconstructive surgery, Charcot deformities, and wound care.
Dr. Misseri is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and Board Qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Outside of work, Dr. Misseri loves spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, playing tennis, and enjoying live music.
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Dr. Robert W. Sullivan, DPM
Hampton Roads podiatrist Dr. Sullivan is a native of Philadelphia. As an undergraduate, Dr. Sullivan attended Temple University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He earned his Doctorate at Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Sullivan completed his residency at the Osteopathic Medical center of Philadelphia and was the Chief Resident in Foot Surgery from 1985 through 1986. Dr. Sullivan is board certified through the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatry Association, the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Sullivan served in the military and was the Chief Foot Service, USMC Branch Clinic at the Naval Hospital Beaufort S.C. and the U.S. Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA.
Prior to joining 1Foot 2Foot, Dr. Sullivan was appointed as the Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA before starting his own practice in 1999. Dr. Sullivan has been published in six medical journals and has held several prestigious appointments including Chairman, Sentara Bayside Hospital Department of Surgery, Physicians Advisory Committee for Sentara Hospitals, Member of the Hospital Credentials Committee, Medical Records Committee, Surgical Credentials Committee and the Surgical Case Review Committee for Sentara Bayside Hospital. Member Surgical Advisory Committee Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, and Member of the Board of Directors Princess Anne Ambulatory Surgery Center. Dr. Sullivan has also been President of the Hampton Roads Podiatric Association from 2001-2008. Dr. Sullivan specializes in Medical and Surgical Care of the Foot and Ankle.
Dr. Sullivan enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Hiking, Skiing and travel highlight his recreational endeavors.
Hampton Roads Podiatrist, Dr. Jason Birkel, DPM
Dr. Birkel is originally from Portland, Oregon and completed his undergraduate training in Environmental Science at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University followed by a three-year residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Pinnacle Health program in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Birkel is excited to join 1Foot 2Foot after three years in practice on the Penninsula. He will be spending most of his time at our new Virginia Beach location. He specializes in wound care, amputation prevention and sports medicine. He is married to his best friend Hillary and they have 4 daughters together. They enjoy exploring the outdoors together and tending to and eating from their vegetable garden. Dr. Birkel is an avid reader and can typically be found tucked in a corner somewhere reading a good book.
Fun fact: Dr. Birkel and Dr. Carroll were friends and classmates in medical school.