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The Pinto Innovative Health & Wellness Team

Dr. Robert Pinto

Dr. Robert Pinto

Dr. Robert Pinto is the co-creator of Pinto Innovative Health & Wellness. He is certified through the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board and has trained with world renowned authorities in physical rehabilitation techniques. He is trained in sports medicine and served as a member of the sports medicine team at the College of William & Mary for 26 years.

Dr. Pinto is certified in Extremity Adjusting and has been serving the Williamsburg community for over 30 years.


Dr. Anne Pinto

Dr. Anne Pinto

Dr. Anne Pinto is the co-creator of Pinto Innovative Health and Wellness. After graduating Clemson University with a B.S. in microbiology, she then went on to become a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa. She has been leading the team at Pinto for over 30 years.

As the current CEO, she is dedicated to creating an abundance of life, love, joy, and adventure for her family, team, and community. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her three daughters and their families, outdoor activities, and staying active



Dr. Emilie Pinto

Dr. Emilie Pinto

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Em is a physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physician dedicated to optimizing her patient’s quality of life by improving their mobility and daily function all while keeping their whole health in mind.

She graduated cum laude from Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and was also the recipient of Student D.O. of the Year Award in 2019. She completed her PM&R residency at Virginia Commonwealth University where she served as Chief Resident.

Her career interests include integrative pain medicine, regenerative medicine, and lifestyle medicine.

Dr. Em loves time on the water, making people smile, and spending time with her fiancé and their two doodles.



Lynn Carlson

Dr. Lynn M. Carlson

DC, DACNB, FACFN, FABBIR
Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist
Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology
Fellow of the American Board of Brain Injury and Rehabilitation

Dr. Lynn Carlson is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist who specializes in concussion recovery and neurological rehabilitation. Her approach is based on functional neurology, a discipline that builds on clinical neuroscience and uses various strategies to help improve or re- establish optimal neurological processes.

Treatment is centered on non-invasive therapies including brain-based therapeutic exercises, neuro-musculo-skeletal rehabilitation, and clinical nutrition.

Dr. Carlson has over 27 years of experience in private practice. She has served on the faculty of Life Chiropractic College West where she taught in the Diagnosis Department. Currently, she is an Adjunct, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology on faculty of the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies. Dr. Carlson has presented numerous lectures on such topics as Functional Neurology, Diagnosis and Management of Concussion Injury, Clinical Applications in Chiropractic, and Health and Wellness Principles.

She maintains active status with the American Chiropractic Neurology Board as a Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and the American College of Functional Neurology. Additionally, Dr. Carlson is a current member of the ACA Council on Neurology and the American Chiropractic Association.

Her personal achievements include a background in elite level sports. She was a NCAA Division I Collegiate 1st Team All-American in 1987 and a member of the Women’s National Field Hockey team from 1989-1991. She has competed at the World Cup in Sydney, Australia (1990), as well as, the Pan American Games, Havana, Cuba (1991).

Dr. Carlson has been inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame for recognition of athletic achievement at Council Rock High School, Newtown, PA and has received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Massachusetts, Department of Exercise Science in recognition of continuing commitment to the goals of the Exercise Science/Kinesiology Department.



Michele Heisel

Michele Heisel

Licensed Athletic Trainer
Michele is a Licensed Athletic Trainer, certified for 19 years through the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers. She is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree as well as the University of Virginia with a Master of Education with a specialization in Sports Medicine.

In 2018 Michele was awarded the Clinical & Emerging Practices Athletic Trainer of the Year, awarded by the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association.

When Michele is not in the office helping our patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters.



Kelli Mullen

Kelli Mullen

Rehabilitation Technician

Kelli Mullen is a Rehabilitation Specialist at Pinto Innovate Health & Wellness, working with patients in the therapy suite throughout their healing journey. A recent graduate of Bridgewater College, Kelli earned a Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science, where she gained the knowledge and skills of the rehabilitation process and provided ways for better movement of life. When she is not in the office, Kelli enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs.



Jahaziel Peters Fuentes

Jahaziel Peters

Front Team Lead

Jahaziel was born and raised in Venezuela. She came to the United States in 2016 to attend Winona State in Minnesota, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Exercise Science. She and her husband moved to Williamsburg last year when he got a job at William and Mary (Go Tribe!). With her free time, she loves working out, reading, and exploring new places!