Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 6:00 | Sat & Sun: Closed

(434) 455-1550

2832 Candlers Mountain Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24502


Our Team

Who We Are And What We Do

Tabatha Banton

Wellness Coordinator

Tabatha is a graduate of Liberty University and has over 10 years of experience in the health field, including individual health coaching, wellness program implementation, and wellness program management. She has a desire to educate, mentor, and motivate individuals to live a healthy lifestyle and feel their absolute best in an otherwise unhealthy and stressful world. Tabatha would love to have the opportunity to guide and cheer you on toward living a healthier lifestyle and provide information that will assist in producing a healthier, happier you!


Kristie Markham

Family Nurse Practitioner

Kristie graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Nursing and a Master of Education from Lynchburg College. She went on to further her education at Old Dominion University and earned a Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in pediatrics. Kristie taught nursing school for Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing and gained experience in the emergency department before joining Physicians Treatment Center in 2006.


Dr Heidi Kind-Wolf DO

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr Kind-Wolf earned her degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She finished one year of a rotating internship at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and went on to complete her family medicine residency at Mountainside Family Practice in Montclair, New Jersey. Dr Kind-Wolf joined Physicians Treatment Center in 2005 and has more than 25 years of medical experience. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.


Dr Matthew Tatom DO

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr Tatom earned his degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Family Practice through UVA’s Lynchburg program in 1993 and has been caring for patients in the area ever since. He is board certified in Family Medicine, a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and a Certified Medical Review Officer.


Libby Wall

Lead Receptionist

Libby has 9 years of experience with patient/customer services and has been with PTC since 2011. She strives to make our patients visits as easy and stress free as possible with patient assistance, which includes appointment scheduling and initial appointment check in.


Tiphanie Reel


Tiphanie graduated in 2013 as a Certified Nursing Assistant. In 2015 she furthered her career to become a licensed Pharmacy Technician. She gained knowledge and experience working at Lynchburg General Hospital and a local pharmacy before joining our team in 2017.


Heather Elder, MSN, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

I began my nurisng career in 2004 in the Emergency Department and joined the BWXT team in 2018. I also work as a nursing educator at Liberty University. I am passionate about health promotion and disease prevention. I take great joy in partnering with my patients to develop a plan that leads to optimum health and wellness. I view our relationship as a partnership. I also enjoy leading medical missions trips with nursing students.


Jessica Knight

Registered Nurse

Out of all the professions I could have chosen, I am so thankful that I became a nurse. Nursing is one of my greatest endeavors in my life, I enjoy being involved with people and knowing I can help. I became a registered nurse after spending the greater part of a decade as a missionary in Asia. I believe in life-long learning and am always seeking new and better ways to help others.


Rebecca Irby, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist

I am an alum of Virginia Tech where I was a member of the cross country and track and field team before receiving my BS in Biology and Chemistry. I continued on to graduate with my DPT from the Medical College of Virginia in 2005. As a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, I enjoy treating lower extremity injuries, especially foot and ankle conditions. I head up the shoe fit clinic each month and have been a member of the BW XT Physical Therapy clinic since 2012. As a 12 year resident of Lynchburg, I enjoy an active lifestyle with my husband, Dustin, and 2 children. I also frequently guest lecture for the Lynchburg College DPT classes and am an engaged member of my church.


Chris Leebrick


I was a volunteer with Rustburg Rescue Squad for 10 years and was Captain for 4 years. I have been at the BWXT site since 2014.


Sam Price

Fitness Coach

I have been working in the fitness industry for over 17 years. The majority of my time has been spent as a functional movement specialist and personal trainer. My passion is to assist in helping people reach their goals and to help create goals that push them out of their comfort zones! I believe if we can move well and address our ``weakest link`` then the body is capable of more than we realize. In my free time, I enjoy running in the mountains and spending time with my wife and 2 kids.


Jill Stroud, CPT, RKC, PN1

Fitness Specialist and Wellness Coordinator

I have been in the fitness industry for 14 years, and one thing I know for sure is there is always more to learn! I am passionately committed to being a lifelong student in order to enhance the wellbeing of the people I have the privilege to work with. I seek to empower people with knowledge, skills, strategies, support, and resources to inspire to towards their health and wellness goals. I have achieved certifications in Kettlebell Instruction (RKC2), TRX, Olympic Lifting (USAW), Functional and Corrective Exercise (FMS), as well as Nutrition (Precision Nutrition Pn1). I am currently a candidate for certification as a Functional Medicine Health Coach (FMCA). I believe everyone has a next step to take on their journey towards optimum health.


Rena Trent

Registered Nurse

I have been a part of the BWXT clinic for the past 11 years. Prior to joining the BWXT team, I worked in the Birth Center at Virginia Baptist Hospital. I have also been involved in medical missions in both Jamaica and Kentucky. I can honestly say I LOVE MY JOB!