January 17, 2020

2016 Advisory Board

AbuhamadAlfred Abuhamad, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Abuhamad serves as the Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and the Mason C. Andrews Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at EVMS. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He is the current president of the Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education, and the National Council of Safety in Women’s Healthcare and past president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

AdcockO.T. Adcock, Jr., RPh, MD
Registered Pharmacist/Family Medicine

Dr. Adcock is a Board certified Family Medicine physician in practice in Hampton for 32 years.  He currently serves as Associate Medical Director and Service Line Chief for Primary Care and Access for Riverside Medical Group.


AldridgeJohn W. Aldridge, MD, FAAOS
Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Dr. John Aldridge is Board certified orthopaedic surgeon with Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. He specializes in minimally invasive muscle sparing spinal surgery and total joint replacement surgery. Dr. Aldridge practices at both the Newport News and Williamsburg office locations of HROSM. In addition to his many interests in the field of orthopaedics, he also serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserves.

JohnsonBrian L. Johnson, MD

Dr. Johnson is the founder of The Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. His emphasis is on the treatment of skin cancer using the Mohs Micrographic surgical technique, an advanced surgical procedure for the treatment of skin cancers.

McFarlandMark W. McFarland, DO
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Dr. McFarland practices at the Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Newport News and is Board certified In Orthopaedic Surgery and Fellowship trained in Spine Surgery.


Miles-ThomasJennifer Miles-Thomas, MD, FPM-RS

Dr.  Miles-Thomas is a urologist with The Devine-Jordan Center for Reconstructive Surgery and Pelvic Health-a division of Urology of Virginia, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at EVMS, and the Medical Director for the Pelvic Health Center at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Dr. Miles-Thomas is Board certified and fellowship trained in urology. She is also Board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

HesedMugaisiHesed Mugaisi, MD

Dr. Mugaisi is a Board certified family medicine physician with Bon Secours Suffolk Primary Care.  He acquired his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from the University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya and completed his family medicine residency at Group Health Family Medicine Residency Program affiliated with University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

Pagador16Jennifer F. Pagador, MD
Family, Bariatric and Age Management Medicine

Dr. Pagador is Medical Director of Seriously Weight Loss, LLC and Attending Physician at Revita Medical Wellness, specializing in medical weight loss and hormone optimization. Dr. Pagador is Board certified in family medicine.


RomashMichael M. Romash, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

A Board certified lower extremity specialist practicing for over 30 years, Dr. Michael Romash is a Fellow of the prestigious American Orthopaedic Association and known as a pioneer in his field. Author of numerous medical journal articles and chapters in text books about foot and ankle surgery, he has developed treatments commonly used for various heel fractures.

SkaryakLynne A. Skaryak, MD
Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Skaryak is Director of Thoracic Surgery and Co-Director of Thoracic and Lung Health at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  She is Board certified in Thoracic Surgery.