Meet Our Providers

All of our physicians are board certified family practitioners and provide a full range of care for all members of your family. Our certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants, under the supervision of our physicians, complement our practice by providing walk-in care, wellness visits and management of your chronic illnesses.

You can see a brief bio on each of our providers below.

 

Fredericksburg Office

Erin Stewart, NP-C

Erin is the newest member of our team at the Fredericksburg office. Erin attended the University of Virginia where she earned her undergraduate degree. For fourteen years, Erin worked as an RN in the ICU, Cardiac Cath lab and emergency department.

During this time, she earned her Master of Science in Nursing from George Washington University and is now a board certified nurse practitioner. Erin cares for patients of all ages.

When not in the office, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 daughters, travelling.

Rafael O HernandezRafael O Hernandez, MD

Located in our Fredericksburg office, Dr. Hernandez graduated in 1986 from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in the Dominican Republic. He completed both his internship and family residency in Connecticut and then pursued a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the University of Minnesota.Dr.Hernandez is a board certified family practitioner and joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 1993.

Wilson CookWilson Cook, MD

Located in our Fredericksburg office, Dr. Cook attended West Virginia University where he earned his undergraduate degree in 1989 and his medical degree in 1993. Dr. Cook completed his internship and family practice residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Cook is a board certified family practitioner and joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 1996.

Tanya Farley, PA-C

Tanya attended Shenandoah University, receiving her Bachelors of Science degree in 2004 and a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant studies in 2006. She is board certified and currently provides care to patients in our acute clinic at our Fredericksburg office. Tanya joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 2011 and lives with her family in Stafford.

Courthouse Office

Julie M FloydJulie M Floyd, MD

Located in our Spotsylvania office, Dr. Julie Floyd attended Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then went on to SUNY Health Science Center of Syracuse in Syracuse, New York, where she received her Doctor of medicine in 1995. She is a fellowship trained OB/GYN and received her training at Harrisburg Hospital in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She practiced from 1999 to 2005 in the private practice setting and has been on faculty at Overlook Family Practice Residency Program in Summit, New Jersey.Dr. Floyd ia a board certified family practitioner and joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 2006.

Dana B BrownDana B Brown, MD

Dr. Brown received her undergraduate degree from John Hopkins University and received her medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1997. She completed an internship at the Medical College of Virginia and completed a two-year family practice residency at Hanover Family Physicians in Mechanicsville, VA. Dr. Brown is board certified and joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in August 2000.

Dawn AlexanderDawn Alexander, MD

Dr Alexander grew up in Chester, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia University and received her BA in Biology in 1994. She then attended the Marshall University School of Medicine and received her MD in 1998. Staying at Marshall, she completed her residency training in Family Medicine and was board certified in Family Medicine in 2001. That same year, she moved to Virginia and since then, she has enjoyed practicing in both rural and urban sites.

Dr Alexander cares for patients of all ages – infants to older adults. She especially enjoys caring for women’s health, pediatrics, diabetes, hypertension, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Samantha FranzSamantha Franz, FNP-C

Located in our Spotsylvania office, Samantha attended the University of Virginia where she earned her undergraduate degree in 1995. She worked at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and earned her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia.

Samantha is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 2001.

North Stafford Office

Joseph P SchuetteJoseph P Schuette, MD

Located in our North Stafford office, Dr. Schuette received his medical degree frm the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1989. He then entered the United States Army and did his internship and family practice residency at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia. Dr. Schuette was stationed at Fort Belvoir, Fort Bragg and served in South Korea.Dr. Schuette is a board certified family practitioner and joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 1997.

Vinh Son Tran, MD

Dr Tran earned his undergraduate degree at University of Toronto Mississauga in Canada, 2010. He earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk VA, 2014. Then he completed his residency in Family & Community Medicine at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey PA, 2018. He is a board-certified family physician practicing with Rappahannock Family Physicians at the North Stafford office since Fall 2018. Dr Tran enjoys providing acute and chronic disease care for patients across a wide spectrum of age and culture.

Pai DeepaDeepa Pai, MD

Dr. Pai joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in September 2017 and works at our Courthouse office. She graduated in 2002 from KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE, Manipal, India. She completed her family medicine residency at Henry Ford Medical Center, Canton, Michigan. Dr. Pai is a board-certified family physician who has been practicing in Virginia since 2010.

South Stafford Office

Jason Hillman, DO

Dr. Hillman was born and raised in Fredericksburg, VA. He attended the University of Virginia and received a BA in Psychology in 1995, followed by Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he received a medical degree in 2002. His residency training in Family Medicine was completed at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, and he became board certified in 2005.

After completing his medical training, Dr. Hillman entered into active duty service with the US Navy, and was stationed at the Submarine Base in New London, CT for four years. Upon completion of active duty obligations, Dr. Hillman returned to Charlotte, NC where he has been practicing medicine in the outpatient, urgent care, and virtual care settings. In 2013, Dr. Hillman received an MBA from Duke University, and has been actively engaged in leadership roles at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Hillman enjoys the full spectrum of Family Medicine, including care for patients of all ages.

Dr. Hillman is an avid UVA sports fan, and loves the Washington Redskins and Washington Capitals. In his free time, he enjoys swimming, reading, and trying new restaurants.

Jennifer WilsonJennifer Wilson, FNP-BC

Jennifer is a board certified nurse practitioner in family practice. She graduated with a masters in nursing from Pace University. Jennifer provides care for patients in our Chatham office and currently lives with her family in the surrounding area. Jennifer joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 2014.

Jennifer Grillo, NP

Jennifer Grillo, FNP-BC joined Rappahannock Family Physicians in 2018 and works at our South Stafford location. Jennifer attended the University of Virginia where she received her undergraduate degree in 2005. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from George Mason University in 2009.