About Us

Allison Wade, MD has moved her practice to 930 S Harbor City Blvd #100 Melbourne, FL 32901.  If you need directions or have appointment questions, please do not hesitate to call our office. Allison Wade, MD is a Fellowship trained Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon who has been in practice for over 10 years serving patients from all over Florida.  Her well-trained staff has over a combined 20+ years of patient care experience, including a Master’s degree Certified Athletic Trainer.

Dr. Wade founded a new Orthopaedic practice to serve the needs of this community and give patients a new, comforting, and trustworthy Orthopaedic experience. Let’s take this journey together!

Call today at 321.345.7579 or schedule online to book your appointment!

Meet the Team

Heather Perko – Practice Manager

Heather is a Florida native, born and raised in Ocala, FL. She is a graduate of the University of Florida, Go Gators! After graduating she started working for a general surgeon in Gainesville who became her mentor. He allowed her to assist in surgery and evolve her Medical Assisting skills. From there she has worked in: Oncology and Radiology, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, and Sports Medicine. She has been in the medical field for over 15 years and has developed an extensive skill set in Medical Assisting, Surgical Assisting, Surgical Coordinating, Health Care Administration and Practice Management. Heather moved to the Melbourne area 5 years ago and met her now husband Chris. They have two dogs that they love as their kids. When Heather is not at work she loves being with her husband and going to the beach, going to Disney, traveling, cruising and being with family and friends.

Megan Morr, MS, LAT,ATC, NASM-PES – Athletic Trainer, Clinic Assistant

Megan has a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of South Florida and her Master’s degree in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania and became a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2014. She has extensive experience working medical coverage for high school level athletics, including local schools, sporting events and assisting in pre-participation physicals for athletes. She has worked with Dr. Wade as her assistant for 3 years. She grew up here in the Melbourne area and she enjoys spending time with her young son.




Michelle Pownall ARNP

Michelle Pownall, MSN, APRN-BC originally graduated from Indian River State College’s School of Nursing in 1997. She obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Central Florida and became a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2011. She has 20 years of experience working in local emergency departments and urgent care centers, as well as primary care.

She is a lifelong resident of Brevard County. She is an avid cyclist and enjoys yoga, gardening, fishing and other outdoor activities. She is passionate about providing holistic and comprehensive care in order for her patients to function at their fullest and healthiest potential.

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