Shannon Stewartson Chief Executive Office at The Orthopedic Clinic

Shannon Stewartson

Chief Executive Officer

Shannon has served as the Chief Executive Officer at The Orthopedic Clinic since 2015. Prior to joining TOC, she served in several leadership positions at top institutions, including:

  • Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of MCR Health Services in Manatee County
  • Chief Operating Officer at Coastal Orthopedics & Pain Management in Bradenton, Florida
  • Vice-President for AdventHealth’s outpatient imaging enterprise within the Central Florida market

Shannon holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from Ohio University and Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Radiologic Sciences from Adventist University. She is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) and Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA).

As a dedicated healthcare professional, Shannon is an active member of American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE), Florida BONES Society, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA). She is proud to serve as the President-Elect on Board of Directors for Florida BONES Society.

An advocate for education, Shannon is honored to serve on the Board of Trustees for AdventHealth University and to mentor upcoming healthcare executives through the internship program at the University of Central Florida.

Sara Carlin

Executive Operations Manager

Sara Carlin joined The Orthopedic Clinic in 2012. She attended Daytona State College where she obtained her Associate of Arts Degree. During her tenure at The Orthopedic Clinic, Sara has served in several key positions within the organization including, Patient Service’s Lead, Surgical Scheduling Lead Coordinator as well as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Board of Directors.

Sara now serves as the Executive Operations Manager and is responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of our short and long term operational goals, workflow processes, projects, key performance indicators, business plans, and financial budgets that align with TOC’s mission and strategic initiatives.

Sara demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the organization and its success, always keeping the best interest of the patient and practice in mind. She is passionate about delivering an exceptional patient experience, achieving operational excellence, continual process improvement, and learning as much as she can about all aspects of healthcare management.

Barbara Baker

Finance Manager

Barbara joined The Orthopedic Clinic in January of 2017. Barbara relocated from Maine where she worked as the Accounting Specialist for the Boy Scouts of America for 9 years and the Finance Manager at Commonsense House for 14 years.

Barbara brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in the areas of accounting, finance, and office management.  She is responsible the day-to-day financial and accounting functions for the organization, including:  Accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, fixed assets, financial statements, and end of year audits.

Jason Carey

Human Resources Generalist

Jason joined The Orthopedic Clinic in March of 2022. Jason comes with extensive HR management experience, having served as Human Resources Generalist at Florida Health Care Plans and most recently as the Human Resources Manager at the Plaza Resort & Spa. Jason maintains two professional certifications with the top two premiere HR organizations in the U.S. (the Society for Human Resources Management and the HR Certification Institute) and is an active member of the Volusia/Flagler SHRM chapter.

Jason is responsible for strategic planning, leading and directing of the day-to-day human resources functions within the organization, providing direct oversight for all human resources functions, including: Benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/retention, HRIS/payroll administration and employment law compliance.

Darby Brown

Darby Brown

Clinical Manager

Darby joined The Orthopedic Clinic in June of 2021. Darby brings over 25 years of health care experience serving as a Practice Administrator in Primary Care at Complete Health, a Physician Marketing Liaison at Advent Health in Volusia and Flagler Counties and a Center Manager at Lincare in Gainesville, among other health care related experience. 

Darby is a native Floridian growing up in South Florida where she received her initial training in Business Administration and would continue in Health Services Administration moving on to Medical Office Management.

Darby provides oversight for the day-to-day clinical operations for our main clinic, satellite offices and our walk-in centers. She is also responsible for clinical regulatory compliance, leading out our quality programs, timely patient care and process improvements focused on patient experience. 

Michelle Malloch

Michelle Malloch, RN

RN - Nurse Case Manager

Michelle Malloch joined The Orthopedic Clinic in 2018.  She was born and raised in Daytona Beach and attended Daytona State College where she obtained her Nursing Degree.  Michelle has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and spent the last 25 years as a Nurse Case Manager in Home Healthcare industry.  She is a passionate patient advocate and is excited to be leading the efforts in our Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program to obtain the best possible patient outcomes for our patients


Sherri Zicker, RN

RN - Nurse Case Manager

Sherri Zicker joined The Orthopedic Clinic in 1990. She attended Florida Keys Community College where she obtained her AS Degree in Nursing in 1987. Over the past 30 years, she has served as a registered nurse here at TOC for two providers, Dr. Willis Stose (retired in 1987) and Dr. Mark Gillespy. As of December 2020, Sherri has transitioned into a new role and is now serving as a Nurse Case Manager / Patient Advocate for our Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program to obtain the best possible patient outcomes for our patients. She is excited for this new phase of her nursing career.