Chad Moorman, DPM, FACFAS, C.Ped
Podiatric Surgeon Certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery®
Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Dr. Moorman is a Podiatric Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle. He is a graduate of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and completed his residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Moorman treats all ailments of the foot and ankle ranging from simple ingrown toenails to complex surgical problems. His primary interests lie in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery specifically with lower extremity trauma management of articular/periarticular fractures of the foot/ankle and distal tibia. Additionally he is well trained in the management of acquired/post-traumatic conditions such as arthritis, tendinopathies, and foot and ankle deformity correction (i.e. bunions, hammertoes, flatfoot etc.) as well as diabetic foot and ankle reconstruction.
He has completed several courses in advanced pediatric deformities, including the Baltimore Limb Deformity Course and the Ponseti Clubfoot Method Course. Dr. Moorman has experience evaluating and choosing pediatric biomechanic bracing and orthotics, as well as surgical intervention for pediatric deformities (tarsal coalition, juvenile bunion, flatfoot, down’s syndrome and cavus foot reconstruction). He also does serial casting for pediatric foot deformities, including clubfoot and metatarsus adductus.
Dr. Moorman worked extensively with the Maryland Infant & Toddlers’ Program while in practice in Annapolis, MD. During his training in Philadelphia, he worked with the Special Olympic program providing screening services for participating athletes. His goal for pediatric patients is to use biomechanics for conservative care prior to surgical intervention.
Dr. Moorman has surgical privileges at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Rockingham, Virginia and Augusta Health in Fishersville, VA.
Robert C. Kime III, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Kime is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Kime evaluates all orthopaedic conditions; his major interests in orthopedics include total joint replacements, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgeries, ACL surgery, carpal tunnel surgery and fracture care.
Dr. Kime enjoys staying on the forefront of cutting edge technology. He performs minimally invasive (all-inside) ACL reconstructions and endoscopic (minimally invasive) carpal tunnel release.
Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Kime served as orthopedic surgeon with the U.S. Air Force, and established an expeditionary hospital during a 1998 deployment to Kuwait.
An avid weight lifter and athlete, Dr. Kime was an All-American wrestler at Wheaton College. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking with his family in the mountains surrounding the Shenandoah Valley.
James M. Lovelace, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Lovelace comes to the Shenandoah Valley with 19 years of experience practicing orthopaedics in Virginia.
Dr. Lovelace treats a wide variety of general orthopaedic problems; his interests include total joint replacements, carpal tunnel surgery, arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, rotator cuff repairs, trigger fingers, ganglion cyst excisions, De Quervains syndrome and fracture care.
Dr. Lovelace is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School, Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
In his spare time, Dr. Lovelace enjoys spending time with his family and is an active marathon runner.
James R. Schwartz, MD, JD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Office-based conservative care
Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Duke University, and is a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. He holds double board certification, from both the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.
Dr. Schwartz practices office-based orthopedics and specializes in non-operative spine care and the care of general orthopaedic problems including joint pain and fracture care. Dr. Schwartz enjoys the treatment of workers compensation injuries and is certified to perform legal evaluations and independent medical exams. He is also available for second opinions and disability evaluations.
Dr. Schwartz earned his law degree from Hamline University in 2008. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time on his Mt. Crawford farm with his family.
Jamee “Alena” Noel
Alena Noel, PA-C, is a proud “Double Duke”, having earned both her BS in Health Sciences with a minor in Biology, and her MPAS from James Madison University. She loves all things JMU and definitely still bleeds purple.
She is a Virginia native and has called Harrisonburg home for many years. She began her professional career in gastroenterology, and then geriatric primary care before joining our group where she now
treats both podiatry and general orthopedic patients. Orthopedics has been a long-time interest of hers and she is excited to be a part of the team here.
In her free time, she loves spending time with her daughter and their dog. She enjoys making adventures out of day trips, opportunities to explore new places, spending time with family and friends, and documenting those memories via photography.
PA-C and Surgical Assistant
Chris Kime is a certified physician assistant who completed his training at the James Madison University Physician Assistant Program in 2021.
He previously worked as a physician assistant hospitalist with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in North Carolina.
As an orthopedic physician assistant Chris evaluates, diagnoses and treats numerous musculoskeletal conditions in addition to assisting with surgical procedures including hip and knee replacement.
Chris is a native of the Shenandoah Valley and enjoys mountain biking, running, cooking, DIY projects, and spending time with his family.