December 18, 2017

2017 Advisory Board


Anthony T. Carter, MD, FAAOS
Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Board certified orthopaedic surgeon with Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. D. Carter specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee.


Jessica DeLong, MD
Reconstructive Urology

Dr. DeLong practices in Virginia Beach at the Devine-Jordan Center for Reconstructive Surgery and Pelvic Health, a Division of Urology of Virginia. She is Board certified in Urology and Fellowship trained in Adult and Pediatric Reconstructive Urology.

Susan B. Girois, MD, MPH, FACP
Primary Care 

Board certified in Internal Medicine in practice in Hampton Roads for 5 years. Currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for JenCare Senior Medical Centers in Tidewater.


David Goss, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Dr. Goss practices at The Spine Center at Chesapeake, a Division of Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center.  He is Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Fellowship trained in Spinal Surgery.


Robert R. Harding, MD
Internal Medicine

Board Certified in Internal Medicine.  He practices as a hospitalist at Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg and serves as Chair of the Riverside Medical Group Board.


Lauren James, MD
Family Medicine

Dr. James is the Lead Physician at Portsmouth Medical Associates of Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center. She is Board certified in Family Medicine.



Steven Pearman, MD
Family Medicine

As a Board certified family medicine physician, Dr. Pearman practices at Sentara Family Medicine Physicians in Virginia Beach and also serves as Vice President & Senior Medical Director of Primary Care & Ambulatory Services of Sentara Medical Group.

Robin Poe-Zeigler, MD, FACOG
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Practicing REI physician in Hampton Roads since 1993 and has owned her own practice since 1997. Currently serves as the Medical Director at the New Hope Center for Reproductive Medicine.


Merfake Semret, MD

Dr. Semret is a Board certified internist and nephrologist. Practices nephrology with Peninsula Kidney Associates in our Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg offices. He also serves as the medical director at Davita Langley dialysis unit.

Barry Strasnick, MD

Board certified in Otolaryngology: Neurotology. Dr. Strasnick is Chair of EVMS Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, a physician leader in his specialty and past Medical Director of EVMS Medical Group


Raj N. Sureja, MD
Pain Management 

Board certified and Fellowship-Trained  Interventional Pain Management Physician, in practice since 2008.  Senior Pain Management Partner at Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Newport News, VA.


Richard Wertheimer, MD

Dr. Wertheimer practices at Neurological Associates of Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Regional Medical Group.  He is board certified in neurology and electrodiagnosis, and fellowship trained in neuromuscular disease.