Our Staff


Amber "Nikki" Wills, Medical Assistant

Donna has been with Dr. Carofino for the past 4 years and in orthopaedics for the past 10+ years. She is essential in running our clinic days with rooming patients, gather their information, prepping charts, fielding patient questions and helping code patient injuries.

Kat Caraway, Medical Secretary

Kat has been with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists for several years and recently has joined Dr. Carofino's service at the start of 2023. Kat is our main contact for questions relating to surgey scheduling and follow up questions that she helps relay between providers and patients. She can be reached at 757-321-3377 or via email carawayk@atlanticortho.com

Jennifer Rascoe, NP-C

Jenn is a local from the Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads area. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University where she received her undergraduate degree in Nursing. She later returned to VCU where she completed her Masters degree as a Nurse Practitioner. She has been working with Dr. Carofino and Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists since 2015.

Euclid "Lee" Cruz, PA-C

Lee grew up in the Virginia Beach area and went on to serve in the US Army special forces for 20 years. He retired and entered the medical field as a Physician Assistant. He has been working with Dr. Carofino since 2022. 

Brice Snyder, MSAT, LAT, ATC, BCS-O

Brice is originally from the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. He graduated from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania with his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training. He worked with local colleges and high schools throughout the Lehigh Valley. After graduating, he became a local to Virginia Beach while attending Old Dominion University for his graduate studies. He graduated from ODU with a Masters of Science in Athletic Training. Following his graduation he completed an Athletic Training Fellowship. Brice attended The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado where he worked with world renowned orthopaedic surgeons. He assists with patient evaluations, surgical planning, post-op instructions, dictations, rehabilitation plans and communicating with patients from out of the area and with regional sports medicine providers. He has been working on Dr. Carofino's service since 2016. Brice is one of only a handful of Athletic Trainers in the nation who hold their Board Certification Speciality credential in Orthopedics. 

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