September 23, 2017


usevirginiaWelcome to, the interactive website of Hampton Roads Physician, a comprehensive publication for and about the medical community practicing in the geographic area known as Hampton Roads, in the southeastern region of Virginia.

Launched in Winter 2013, Hampton Roads Physician is designed to recognize the achievements of the local medical community and to present them with professionalism and editorial integrity – and to provide current, accurate and useful information these busy professionals want and need.

We encourage you to explore our website, and invite you to help us honor the extraordinary men and women who provide care to our community by nominating them for inclusion in future issues.

Current Editorial

Riverside Neurological & Spine Institute
A multidisciplinary program focusing on complex conditions of the brain and spine.


The relationship between the brain and spine is undeniably one of the most delicate and …read more

Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic CenterBy Brian Hoy, PT, CMP, FMS-C…surgical and non-surgical solutions for complex conditions of the spine

It has long been a hallmark of Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center that the practice has continued to grow with the communities it serves…. read more

Medical Update Summer 2017 Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Two Sides of the Same Coin

When our Physician Advisory Board suggested topics for our 2017 publication year… read more

For Back Pain, Physical Therapy Plays Key Role in Prevention and Rehabilitation
By Brian Hoy, PT, CMP, FMS-C

The goal for any physical therapist is straightforward: to help patients gain or regain the highest degree of quality of life…. read more

The Evolving Use and Benefits of Cementless Total Knee Replacements
By Jon H. Swenson, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Cementless total knee replacements have gained popularity in the past five years, thanks to improved technology… read more


Jennifer Miles- Thomas, MD

Jessica DeLong, MD

Advanced Therapeutics for Overactive Bladder…third line therapy for men and women of all ages
By Jennifer Miles Thomas, MD and Jessica DeLong, MD

The American Urological Association estimates that about 33 million Americans suffer… read more


William Charters

Jeffrey Kiser

Advance Directives
A Safe Haven when Making Medical Decisions
By William Charters and  Jeffrey Kiser

Advance Medical Directives are the most prevalent guidance documents seen by hospitals… read more

Maintaining Vision for Geriatric Patients
By Kapil G. Kapoor, MD

Maintaining vision for geriatric patients is a component of their very basic health.  As a retinal provider… read more

News from the AMA
Responding to Physician Burnout, AMA Adopts Policy to Improve Physician and Medical Student Access to Mental Health Care

CHICAGO – With increasing evidence that physicians and physicians-in-training are facing increased burnout… read more

How to Insure Your Real Estate Closing Happens on Time
By J. Mansisidor

With all the new regulations in today’s mortgage industry, closing on time has become more challenging… read more