Our Team

Paul Evans, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Paul Evans, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Evans, board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, specializes in cardiac, general thoracic, and peripheral vascular surgery. A native of Hampton Roads, he attended Eastern Virginia Medical School where he also completed residency training in general surgery. After training in cardiothoracic surgery at George Washington University, he joined the practice in 1996. He is the Clinical Director of Cardiac Surgery at Riverside Regional Medical Center.


Steven S. Scott, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Steven S. Scott, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Scott, board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, specializes in cardiac and general thoracic surgery. He joined the practice in 2007 after practicing for 10 years in Athens, Georgia. Dr. Scott attended Emory University Medical School and remained at Emory for general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery training. He is the Clinical Director of the Riverside Lung Cancer Center.


Rozales Swanson, M.D.
Rozales Swanson, M.D. A highly skilled cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon with expertise in lung and heart transplantation, Dr. Swanson has extensive experience with ventricular assist device implantation, mitral valve repair and replacement and thoracic endovascular aortic repair. After earning his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine, Dr. Swanson completed surgical internships at Greenville Memorial Hospital and a surgical residency at the University of South Florida, Bay Pines and VA Hospital Systems. He completed fellowships in thoracic surgery at Carolinas Medical Center and advanced heart failure, transplant and TAVR at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Swanson has previously served as a surgeon in the U.S. Navy as well as in private practice. Board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, he loves the complexity and instant gratification of this specialty.

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Charles E. Umstott, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Charles E. Umstott, M.D., F.A.C.S.Dr. Umstott, board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, specializes in general thoracic and peripheral vascular surgery. After attending medical school and training in general surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, he served in the U.S. Army. He completed fellowships in both cardiothoracic and vascular surgery at Emory University and then joined Riverside Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery in 1972. He is director of the Noninvasive Vascular Lab at Riverside Regional Medical Center.