Welcome to hrphysician.com, 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.
Chesapeake Regional, Riverside & University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary
For more than a century, Riverside Health System has provided medical care to the people of the Virginia peninsula. From humble beginnings… read more
Dermatopathology is our Specialty
It can be an excruciatingly long wait: for anyone having undergone a biopsy, the time between the procedure and the results can seem like an eternity… read more
Taking the Pain Out of the Real Estate Market
It starts with a Realtor who knows you don’t have time to waste
If any one personality trait could be said to define all physicians and health care workers, it would be this: they’re always busy. In fact… read more
When Hamlet contemplated ‘the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to,’ he no doubt meant more than the envelope protecting the inner body that Miru Kim describes. But that outer envelope is… read more
Medical Update Summer 2016
Innovations in Technology
By Bobbie Fisher
Practically every school child knows that the discoverer of the x-ray was Wilhelm Roentgen, more than 120 years ago. They may not know that within a year... read more
By Kapil G. Kapoor, MD, Wagner Macula & Retina Center
Being able to determine how someone’s health is when that someone is far away requires knowing what to measure, how to measure it, and... read more
By Ken Morris, PT, DPT, CMTPT LSVT-Big and Sarah Zeisler, PT, DPT, LSVT-Big
Tidewater Physical Therapy- Hidenwood
Imagine what it would be like to go from being an active person to someone who now takes 10 slow, deliberate steps just to get out of the cars... read more
Medical Consumerism, MRI Services and Your Patients
By Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD
As physicians, we are concerned about the physical and emotional well-being of our patients. We work to diagnose illness and provide treatment solutions... read more
Evaluating Clinically Integrated Networks
What Should My Practice Consider Before Joining?
By Wythe Michael, JD
With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, numerous Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have been established… read more
Adding Hours, Adding Revenue
Your practice may be considering adding office hours to accommodate patient requests for more convenient appointment times and to increase revenue... read more
Innovations in Breast Prostheses
By Teresa Kelly
For patients who do not choose breast reconstruction, or those with a failed reconstruction, breast prostheses... read more
Percutaneous fusion technique
Percutaneous fusion technique is relieving SI pain in post-fusion patients.
By John W. Aldridge, MD, FAAOS
Every year in the United States, approximately 150,000 hip replacements are performed, and more than 350,000 knee replacements. By contrast... read more