Each one of these ladies are truly angels here on Earth. When Dr. Smith suddenly passed in 2014, they were diligent in keeping Total Foot & Ankle’s OKC Podiatry office alive. Together, they represent over 50 years of Podiatry experience. And when Dr. Scott Shields joined, they welcomed him as a brother and acclimated well to this new leadership.
|Carolyn Shields – Practice Manager
Carolyn is responsible for keeping the lights on and doors open at both Total Foot and Ankle’s locations. She has been with Dr. Shields since before opening Northwest Foot & Ankle Center in 1995. Her lists of responsibilities are endless, involving human resource management, federal and state compliance, finances, payroll, Dr. Shields’ schedule and more. Her hobbies include party planning and catering, cruising and spoiling her two grandbabies.
|LeiAnn Olson – Medical Assistant
Lei Ann as worked in Podiatry for over 30 years! It is her responsibility to make your visit comfortable and keep the office clean and organized. She also documents your medical exams, acquires X-Rays, assist in medical procedures and much more. She was Secretary & Coordinator for the American Society of Oklahoma Podiatric Medical Assistants and meetings for 8 years. She loves seeing our patients every day.
|Tina Bridges – Clinic Supervisor
Tina has been in podiatry for over 17 years! She is passionate about making Total Foot and Ankle the best it can be and she knows the way to do that, is ensuring that you receive the very best care available. Tina is instrumental in your satisfaction and keeping our physicians on schedule. Her hobbies include Nascar and dirt track racing. She enjoys her job and helping people get over their problems.
|Shannon Muhlestein – Marketing Director
As the daughter of Dr. Scott Shields, Shannon knows her way around a Podiatry Clinic. Growing up, everyone asked her if she wanted to be a Podiatrist like her daddy. Of course, she said, “No way.” But she has always been close to your family so after graduating with her Bachelor’s in Business and Marketing from Brigham Young University- Idaho, she came back home to work behind the scenes to create the best possible experience for Total Foot & Ankle visitors and her teammates. While at school, her minor study was Ballroom Dance, which remains her passion to this day. Shannon also loves to play with her son and daughter, travel, and meet fun new people. She and her husband share the dream of learning Italian together, take an extended stay in Italy and start over again with a different language.
|Lara Baker – Clinic Coordinator
Lara is just awesome! She has been apart of Total Foot & Ankle for a long time. She first started out as our Happy Feet Shoe Store Manager at our Enid location. Now, she has brought her bright, cheerful self to OKC to help keep the pieces together when pandemonium comes knocking. She has always had a passion for people and enjoys working with and helping them. When not at work, Lara is a Mom to her three wonderful children. She also enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and exercising frequently. Lara and loves to laugh and enjoy life serving others and her Heavenly Father.
|Jamie Dulin – Receptionist
Consider Jamie the grand finale to your experience at Total Foot and Ankle. She makes sure all your needs have been met and schedules your return visits if our physicians feel its necessary. Jamie is the newest member of our OKC team.