Our Staff

All professionals at Lake Washington Foot and Ankle Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Robert P. Dunne

Dr. Robert P. Dunne Graduated from The University Of South Carolina in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Next, he graduated from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, IL in 1991 with a Doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine. In 1992 Dr Dunne did his surgical residency at the Veterans Hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee. Dr Dunne completed his training with a one year preceptorship with a private practice in North Miami, Florida. Lake Washington Foot and Ankle was officially opened by Dr. Dunne in Melbourne, Fl in 1993. Dr Dunne is also one of the only podiatrists in Florida that runs clinical trials. Several of the drugs in his trials are now FDA Approved. Dr Dunne is a member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association and he is a board certified member of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Dr Dunne specializes in foot and ankle medicine and surgery including reconstructive surgery. He also has special interest in diabetic limb salvage and wound care for chronic complex wounds. He is also the creator of a line of skin care products called Dr O’Duinn’s Irish Cream which is specifically formulated for legs, ankles and feet!

He is on staff at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Wuesthoff Hospital, Melbourne Same Day Surgery Center and Surgery Centers of America.

Dr. Dunne has been married for 28 years and has 4 children and 1 grandchild.


Dawn Culleton

Dawn Culleton is our extraordinary Office Manager. Dawn has been serving in the medical field for 22 years. She has experience in hospital and office management. Dawn is local girl having been raised in Daytona, FL she now makes her home in Cape Canaveral,FL. Dawn is married to her Jr High School Sweetheart, has three children and two grandchildren. She and her family love to camp and spend time at the beach. Traveling is also one of Dawn’s passions! She especially loves tropical islands!


Jo Etri

Jo Etri is our billing and coding specialist. She is also Dr. Dunne’s Clinical Research Coordinator. Jo has a Bachelor of Arts in Education but has served in the medical field for 32 years. She has been with Dr. Dunne for 12 years. Jo has 2 children, 1 grandchild, a dog, a cat and...a fish! She is our resident dart player and competes nationally in this sport. Jo loves to travel internationally and her next trip is scheduled to explore the land down under!


Kelly Kristiansen

Kelly Kristiansen is our Surgery Scheduler. She is the person who goes over pre-op and post - op instructions as well as vascular and cardiac clearance. Kelly obtains insurance verification for all surgery patients. She comes to us from beautiful southern California! Kelly has been serving surgery patients for 10 years. Kelly volunteers in retirement homes and pet adoption facilities. She is passionate about raising awareness for The American Diabetes Association. She loves cycling at the beach, cooking and golf!


Maria Taylor

Maria Taylor is our lovely receptionist. Maria was in Home Health Care for 20 years and comes to us from Sunny South Florida. Maria is married, has three children and two grandchildren. She loves to take her two puppies, Frankie and Bella, to the dog park. Maria also loves old movies and forensic shows. She is here to make sure our patients are comfortable and well taken care of.


Office hours are M - Th 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., F  8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Dr Dunne's Surgical schedule is Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

(321) 253-6191
2717 N Wickham Rd Suite 4 Melbourne, FL 32935