TAPPANNOCK, VA – Riverside Health System's Tappahannock Neurology welcomed Alexander Reeves, MD in July.

Alexander Reeves, MD"At Riverside, there is an understanding of the needs of our patients and their families," Dr. Reeves said of his attraction to joining the Riverside Medical Group team in Tappahannock. "Everybody here works as a team to keep its population healthy."

Riverside Tappahannock Neurology is located on the Riverside Tappahannock Hospital campus at 300 Mt. Clement Park, Suite D.

"My treatment philosophy is to not only help people get well, but to keep them well," Reeves said. "We really pay attention to lifestyle and making changes in how you live to stay healthy. If they get into trouble, then we come into play to help."

Dr. Reeves has been practicing neurology since 1964. He earned his undergraduate degree from Williams College and his doctorate at Cornell University Medical College.

Before joining Riverside, Dr. Reeves served as the neurology department chairman at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, was a Professor of Neurology at the Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire and University of Grenoble in France.

Dr. Reeves comes immediately to Tappahannock from the Northern Neck region of Tidewater, Va. where he's been treating patients since 2009.

"Medically, I'm not new to the area and have several patients who are joining me at the new practice," Dr. Reeves said.

Dr. Reeves is a general neurologist who treats a wide range of diagnoses, including, among others, stroke patients, headaches, epilepsy, dementia, muscle and nerve disease, Huntington's and Parkinson's Disease, and cancer.

When he's not working with patients and their families, Dr. Reeves is outside fishing, cycling and rowing.

Dr. Reeves is accepting new patients. Please call 804-443-6097 for more information or to make an appointment.

Published: August 16, 2013