Meet Our Team


At McKenzie-Hastings Institute for Foot & Ankle Surgery in Suffolk, Virginia, our highly qualified podiatrists, Dr. Heather McKenzie, Dr. Charles J. Hastings, and Dr. J. Noah Choos, along with our professional support staff, provide the highest level of foot and ankle care for you and your family.

Whether you’re experiencing foot pain or problems that interfere with your everyday life or you are an athlete with a foot or ankle injury, our main goal is to treat your pain as efficiently and thoroughly as possible. Our caring staff and spa-like atmosphere will immediately set you at ease, and you will be sure to receive attentive service and individualized care from all of our healthcare professionals and staff. We serve the entire Hampton Roads area including Suffolk, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Newport News, and Portsmouth.

If you’d like more information about our foot and ankle care procedures, feel free to contact our helpful staff at McKenzie-Hastings Institute for Foot & Ankle Surgery. Give us a call today at (757) 638-1823 to schedule an appointment with one of our foot doctors, or request an appointment online with our podiatrists in Suffolk, Virginia.

Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Heather McKenzie

Dr. Heather McKenzie is a native of Seymour, Indiana. She completed her undergraduate degree at Purdue University, where she was active in numerous academic, philanthropic, and social groups. After receiving a Master of Public Health degree from Indiana University, Dr. McKenzie became a Certified Prevention Professional and worked as the chief evaluation specialist for drug abuse prevention programs in the state of Indiana.  Read More → 


Dr. Charles J. Hastings

Hampton Roads Double Board-Certified Podiatric Surgeon; Assistant Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Department of Family and Community Medicine; Owner and Physician at McKenzie-Hastings Institute For Foot and Ankle Surgery; Owner and Physician at Sentara Obici Ambulatory Surgery Center; Owner and Operator at Pivot Point CrossFit; Medical Missionary for Mission To The World; Surgical Missionary for Operation Footprint.  Read More → 


Dr. J. Noah Choos

Dr. Choos joined the staff in December 2016. He is a native of North Miami Beach, Florida who relocated to Orange City, Florida while in High School. He was drawn towards the study of medicine as a result of his father’s assignment as a medic in World War 2 located in The Philippines and the Army of Occupation in Japan. Dr. Choos attended Florida State University and University of South Florida, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1986.  Read More →